2016 Award Winners

Norbert X. Dowd Award - Andrew Hamilton

The Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce will recognize Andrew Hamilton, a tireless and effective Bangor Region volunteer for many years, with its highest honor, the Norbert X. Dowd Award, at its annual...



Business of the Year Award - Darling's

The Business of the Year Award goes to Darling's.  As one of Maine's largest auto dealers, Darling's Auto is a model of customer and community service in our region. They make  a conscious effort...



Catherine Lebowitz Award for Public Service - D'arcy Main-Boyington

The Catherine Lebowitz Award for Public Service goes to D'arcy Main-Boyington. As the director of economic development for the City of Brewer, she has the full time job of putting Brewer on the map. D'arcy...



Arthur A. Comstock Professional Service Award - Ric Tyler

The Arthur Comstock Professional Service Award will be given to Ric Tyler.  Besides the countless hours he has volunteered as emcee for the Chamber and multiple community causes and groups, Ric is...



Bion and Dorain Foster Entrepreneurship Award - Husson University

The Bion & Dorain Foster Entrepreneurship Award goes to Husson University who, with their recently announced capital campaign, has a goal to construct a new state-of-the-art building for an innovative...



M. Jane Irving Community Service Award - Eastern Maine Community College

The M. Jane Irving Community Service Award goes to Eastern Maine Community College  who has made a notable difference in the lives of people in the Bangor region, and helped others by enhancing community...



Non-Profit of the Year Award - Greater Bangor CVB

The Nonprofit of the Year Award goes to the Greater Bangor Visitor and Convention Bureau. The organization has been involved in every single effort that has been made to attract visitors to the Bangor...



Volunteer of the Year Award - David Dunning

This award goes to a person who, through his or her volunteer efforts, has made an exceptional contribution to the Chamber in furthering its mission. The winner is selected by the staff of the Chamber....