The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce on Oct 18 wil host the 2012 Small Business of the Year Awards Gala at which time the winners in five categories from among 15 finalists will be named.
The finalists were selected from among 25 semifinalists. (See chart below.)
Anonymous and self-nominations were accepted for the awards program. The awards recognize and honor small businesses “that have demonstrated leadership, positive growth and development, creativity and integrity in operating a business, as well as a commitment to community services."
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The Small Business of the Year Awards presentation is scheduled for Oct. 18 at the Sheraton Tampa East Hotel, at 10221 Princess Palm Ave. in Tampa.
For more information, contact Laura Cook at 813-689-1221, ext. 8846. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, Crystal Colegrove, extension 8824. Email: email@example.com.
The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce is at 330 Pauls Drive.
2012 SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD FINALISTSONE-TO-FIVE EMPLOYEES Community Insurance Group Semifinalist Ivey Carpet and Flooring Finalist Mary and Martha House / Second Hand Rose Boutique Finalist Moon Law Group, P.L. Finalist Zipperer's Funeral Home Semifinalist SIX-TO-15 EMPLOYEES ACE Heating & Cooling Finalist Applied Sciences Consulting Semifinalist Bivins & Hemenway, P.A. Finalist COX Electric Finalist Griffin & Associates, P.A. Semifinalist AT LEAST 16 EMPLOYEES Bay Life Academy Semifinalist Beef 'O' Brady's "The Original" (Kings Avenue) Finalist Delaney Creek Lodge Semifinalist Ed Morse Cadillac of Brandon Finalist The Rack Sushi Bar and Billiards Lounge Finalist HOME-BASED BUSINESSES Dynamic Painting Semifinalist Flair Etcetera Semifinalist ION Apparel & Advertising Specialties Finalist Morningstar Electric Finalist Yard Guards on Doody Finalist MINORITY OR WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES A Touch of Wellness Finalist Julie's Walk-In Closet Semifinalist Level Hair Studio Semifinalist The Waiting Game Publication Finalist Tutoring Club Finalist