Citizen of the Year ~ Business


Sue has been a hairdresser her entire life, even before Sue knew what she wanted to be when she grew up.  In high school, Sue was the go-to girl for perms, colors and cuts- even for the "mean" girls [Read More...]

Citizen of the Year ~ Volunteer Service


When seeking nominations for special contributors throughout our community, we received a huge outpouring singing the praises of Nonnie Carroll, a Grand Islander for 36 years.  She and her husband, [Read More...]

Citizen of the Year ~ Service to the Community


Teddy Klingel Linenfelser was born to Ted and Marion Klingel shortly after they and daughter Mary Ellen moved into their new house in Grandyle Village.   She attended grades kindergarten through ninth [Read More...]

Citizen of the Year ~ Professional Contributor


The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce has named Grand Island Memorial Library Director Lynn Alan Konovitz – Professional Contributor  2013. For the past 30 years Konovitz has been director of the [Read More...]

Citizen of the Year for Educator of 2013


Cheryl Chamberlain has been teaching with the Grand Island Central School District since 2000 when her and her husband Gregory moved back to where he grew up to raise their daughter’s Brooke and [Read More...]

Chamber Challengers – Relay for Life


The Grand Island Chamber has a Relay for Life team and we need your help! We would love for you to be apart of our team. Please go to and register to be a part of [Read More...]

48th Annual Citizen of the Year


It is with great pleasure that we are announcing the winners of the awards for the Chamber of Commerce's 48th Annual Citizen of the Year Awards event:  Nonnie Carroll - Volunteer Service, Cheryl [Read More...]

Buffalo Means Business Networking Event


The Grand Island Chamber of Commerce in joining efforts for a Regional Networking and Happy Hour Event at the Executive Air Share Private Jet Hangar on Cayuga and Genesee. Entercom Radio has provided [Read More...]

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Did you know that the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce post their Channels Newsletter? Check out the March Issue! Channels March Issue [Read More...]

Local Business Step Up to Sponsor Citizen of the Year

Photographed front left to right: Michael Samland, First Niagara Bank; Cathlene Lambert, Elderwood Health Care at Grand Island; Linda Kutzbach, Re/Max North; with Liz Wilbert, Citizen of the Year Chair.

Several representatives from local Businesses have stepped up to be a Bronze sponsor for the 48th Annual Citizen of the Year Awards Dinner.  Thank you for being part of this annual event! [Read More...]


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