Convention and Visitors Bureau Hosts Awards Ceremony 

The 2013 Tourism and Hospitality Eagle Awards filled Jeff’s Catering in Brewer Tuesday. The annual ceremony presented by The Greater Bangor Convention and Visitors Bureau recognized those who value tourist treatment. Some major awards were given out to local businesses.Northeastern Loggers Association was the winner of the Organizational Achievement Award.Waterfront Concerts received the GBCVB Impact Award.Mike Dyer, General Manager of the Cross Insurance Center and longtime Bass Park Director, received the Individual Achievement Award. The Tourism Employee of the Year Award was given to Penny Bostwick of the Days Inn, Bangor.The Maureen Waltz Spirit of Hospitality Award was given to Jason Spivey of the Lucerne Inn.New this year was The Volunteer of the Year Award, which was given to Thomas H. Palmer III. The award will bear Palmer’s name in future years as well.