The Howell Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Dinner & Citizen of the Year event honors community leaders and spotlights key chamber programs and activities.

The 2017 Citizen of the Year was Patti Griffith, Director of Operations at First National Bank. Other award recipients included: Game Changer Award, Cleary University; Transportation Innovation Award, Mass Transportation Authority; Partners in Placemaking, Co. of Livingston; Above and Beyond Award, Richard Lim; Young Professional Award, Jessica Brooks and Citizen of the Year presentation by 2016 Citizen of the Year, Brian Jonckheere.

The 60th Annual Dinner & Citizen of the Year Presentation was sponsored by Saint Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital and PNC Bank.

Table centerpieces compliments of Country Lane Flower Shops.

For more information, contact the Howell chamber at 517.546.3920.

Photo of COYs present

Pictured above are the Citizens of the Year gathered at the Jan. 24, 2013, dinner included, from left to right, Duane Zemper, Greg Clum, Bill Scofield, Rickard Scofield, Mike Yost, Mike Hall, Kim Dane, Steve Manor, Dennis Gehringer, Kathleen Zaenger, Jeanne Clum, Dr. Roscoe Stuber, Sandy Cortez, Don Cortez.