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Paul Allen Billings Celebrated as the 2024 Business Excellence Entrepreneur of the Year by the Muskegon Chamber of Commerce


Muskegon, MI, April, 5, 2024 — In a distinguished ceremony brimming with local luminaries and business magnates, Paul Allen Billings, a visionary entrepreneur and beloved community leader, was honored with the 2024 Business Excellence Entrepreneur of the Year Award by the Muskegon Chamber of Commerce. The prestigious event unfolded on March 28, 2024, at the Van Dyke Mortgage Convention Center, Downtown Muskegon, against the backdrop of rapturous applause from a multitude of distinguished guests.

Paul Allen Billings aka P.A., the founder of WUVS 103.7 The Beat and WUGM 106.1 FM in Muskegon, MI, WHPB 98.5 in Orlando, FL, and Visit Tanzania 4 Less in Arusha, Tanzania, has been a beacon of innovation, community service, and entrepreneurship. His commendable work as a chief in Abeadze Kyeakor Village, Ghana, West Africa, where he and his organization have positively impacted the lives of thousands, showcases an unwavering commitment to global community development and youth empowerment.

In an extraordinary recognition of his contributions, Mr. Billings also received a special tribute from the Michigan 102nd Legislature, inclusive of presentations by State Senator Bumstead, State Representative Snyder, and US Congressman Moolenaar, underscoring the profound impact of his work on both local and international communities.

The night was not only a celebration of Mr. Billings’ unparalleled contributions but also shone a spotlight on the exemplary achievements of other businesses across various sectors. Awards were presented to several outstanding contributors to the Muskegon economy, including Michigan’s Adventure & Michigan Irish Music Festival for Tourism, Redi Rental for Service, Art Cats Gallery for Retail, Goodwill Industries of West Michigan for Employer of Choice, and Motion Dynamics Corporation for Manufacturing. These awards highlight the diverse and dynamic business environment fostered by the Muskegon Chamber of Commerce.

The Muskegon Chamber of Commerce, the premier business membership organization on the Lakeshore, represents over 1,250 businesses and organizations of every size and type, striving to propel economic growth and provide valuable networking opportunities for its members.

“I am profoundly honored to receive this award and to be recognized among such distinguished businesses and individuals,” said Paul Allen Billings. “This accolade reflects our collective efforts and commitment to fostering innovation, providing service to our community, and building bridges across continents. I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute to our global community and excited for what the future holds.”

The award ceremony was not merely an event but a testament to the power of visionary leadership, entrepreneurial excellence, and community service. Paul Allen Billings, through his numerous endeavors, continues to inspire and lead by example, setting a high standard for future generations of entrepreneurs.

For more information about Paul Allen Billings and his initiatives, please contact: 231-727-5007

About Muskegon Chamber of Commerce

The Muskegon Chamber of Commerce, with its rich history and deep roots in the community, is dedicated to advocating for business growth and economic vitality in the Lakeshore region, representing a broad spectrum of industries and fostering a thriving business ecosystem.

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