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Hall of Fame Award

Do you know someone who is worthy of recognition within the Marine Industry in Michigan? Nominate them for the MBIA's Hall of Fame. Members of the MBIA Hall of Fame include those who have, or continue to generate "substantial and lasting" contributions toward the advancement of the marine industry. The MBIA Hall of Fame Awards are presented each year at the Recreational Boating Educational Conference.


2015 Hall of Fame Inductee Bill Blakemore

HALL OF FAME RECIPIENTS
2015
Bill Blakemore, Walstrom Marine

2014
Tony Krupa, Krupa's Boat Mart

2013
Pat Stevens, Grand Pointe Marina, Diamondale

2012
Vince Hillesheim, Anchor In Marina, Cheboygan

2011
Greg Krueger, Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales

2010
John Kean, Kean's Marina
Van Snider, Michigan Boating Industries Association

2008
John Hatfield, Howe Interlakes Marine, Indian River

2007
Frank McBride, Frank McBride, Jr., Inc. Insurance

2006
Robert Spicer, Spicer's Boat City

2005
Pete Matta, Lake Fenton Marina

2004
John Ennenga, Whitehall Landing
Russ McNamara, Retired from Murray’s Boats & Motors

2003
Lou Haeck, Attwood Corporation
Harold Smith, Oselkas Snug Harbor Marine

2002
Bob Hayes, Wonderland Marine
Marc Howard, Belle Maer Harbor
Gordon Torresen, Torresen’s Marine, Inc.
Ward Walstrom, Walstrom Marine, Inc.

2001
David Irish, Irish Boat Shop
Tom Brennan, Brennan Marine
Jim Brennan, Brennan Marine
Bill Brennan, Brennan Marine

2000
Richard Gallagher, Boats Inc.

1999
Jack Leverenz (posthumously), Jack Leverenz Sailing School & Boat Show USA

1998
Arthur Crouch, Northwestern Boat Company
Jack Love, Spirit of Detroit Unlimited Racing

1997
Herb Eldean, Eldean Marine Group
Carl Vorndran, Carl’s Boats & Motors

1996
Virginia Caffery, Michigan Boating Industries Association
Fred Hawreluk, Sterling Bank & Trust, FSB
Leon Slikkers, S2 Yachts

1995
Pete Beauregard, Sr., Colony Marine Sales & Service
Calvin Connell, Crusader Marine
Judy Wheeler, Michigan Department Of Natural Resources

1994
Dick Adams, Freeway Sport Center
Robert Giesler, All Seasons Marine

1993
Frederick T. Alberda (posthumously), North Shore Marina, Inc.
Anthony Byrd, Byrd Marine, Inc.
Daniel Foster, Rotary Specialties

1992
Fred Alter, Fred Alter Association
Bruce Dodds (posthumously), Dearborn Marine Engines
Alvin Wagner, Jefferson Beach Marina, Inc.

1991
Marvin B. Kean, Kean's Detroit Yacht Harbor
Bill McMachen, McMachen Sea Ray
Kenneth W. Parks, Great Lakes Boat Top
Ray L. Underwood, Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates
Larry Vater, Decks & Docks
Ken Wilson (posthumously), Wilson Marine

 

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