Grand Island Business to Host National Workshop Training for Independent Retail Shippers from Across the US

Over 40 independent retail shipping store owners are scheduled to arrive in Grand Island for the weekend of October 27-29th to take part in a training workshop -- to learn, network and grow their [Read More...]

TOWN OF GRAND ISLAND COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE “Bridging the Future” Public Kickoff Meeting

The Town of Grand Island has begun the process of updating their 1998 Comprehensive Plan and invites town residents, business-owners, and other interested individuals to attend the public kickoff [Read More...]

DoubleTree offering discounts for COY attendees. Buy your tickets today!

If you’ve been thinking about spending a night at the luxurious new Doubletree in Niagara Falls, listen up! Those who mention they are attending the Grand Island Citizen of the Year awards will be [Read More...]

Outstanding Youth of the Year ~ Allyson Nemeth & Jessica Flash

Allyson Nemeth and Jessica Flash started the Cooking for Cancer Club at the age of 10, when the two classmates decided at a sleepover to make a difference in the world.  Since then, a simple concept [Read More...]

Organization of the Year ~ Girl Scouts of Grand Island

Girl Scouts of Grand Island strives to be an organization that builds girls with courage, confidence, and character to make the world a better place.  The girls take great pride in their Grand Island [Read More...]

Leadership Team of the Year ~ Lynn Dingey & Becky Stufkosky

Often referred to as the “Dynamic Duo” or the “Heart & Soul of Relay,” Becky Stufkosky and Lynn Dingey have been working together as Relay for Life of Grand Island co-chairs since fall of 2011, [Read More...]

Educator of the Year ~ Cindy Wynne

Cindy Wynne’s career as an art educator actually began at a cub scout meeting. Although she was already enjoying a successful career as an award winning designer and art director, she realized that [Read More...]

Community Service Person of the Year ~ Sue Marston

Sue Marston is a lifelong resident of Grand Island and proud of it. Sue says because her childhood was all it could be and more, she is not only fortunate enough to but is also eager to give back [Read More...]

Business of the Year ~ Dana’s Stylin Pets

Seen a good looking dog prancing through a Grand Island neighborhood? Chances are it’s been groomed at Dana’s Stylin Pets. Since 2008, Dana Carver and her team have been busy grooming the dearly loved [Read More...]

Athletics of the Year ~ Grand Island Soccer Club

Grand Island Soccer Club has been part of the community since 1978.  It has a long and storied history developing Youth players as young as 5 years old and helping to build the highly successful High [Read More...]