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Spark Plug Awards

The Keweenaw Community Spark Plug Awards is an annual community celebration that recognizes local businesses, organizations, community projects, and individuals for their efforts during the past year.

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Award Categories

Growth - Company that has seen significant growth in employment and/or sales during the previous year.

Customer Service - Recognized by the community, other businesses, and customers for providing superior customer service.

Innovation / Transformation - New or existing company pursuing new products or services that hold great promise for local economic growth and employment.

Project of the Year – A high impact project that is notable within the community and will provide lasting benefits to businesses and community members.

Young Professional of the Year - A person under the age of 40 who made significant strides in our community and in their profession during the previous year.

Community Contributor of the Year - A individual or organization that has made significant strides in the development of our community.

First Responder of the Year - A first responder that went above and beyond to help keep our community safe during the previous year.

Youth Contributor of the Year - A school-aged individual that helped spark an improvement in our community through community service during the previous year.

Growth - Northern Hardwoods
Customer Service - Keweenaw Adventure Company
Transformation/Innovation - REL, Inc.
Project of the Year - Trauma-Informed School of Public Schools of CLK
Young Professional of the Year - Dr. Rebecca Severn
Community Contributor of the Year - Mark Lambert