BRANDON, FL – The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce congratulates the area businesses that have been named 2013 Small Business of the Year Award winners! Nearly 300 guests celebrated the winners that were announced during a gala held last night inside the Sheraton Tampa East Hotel’s Grande Ballroom. The winners were:
1-5 Employees – You Say When Yogurt Shoppe
6-15 Employees – Brandon Open MRI
16+ Employees – Sencommunications, Inc.
Home Based Business – TakeOut Butler
Minority and Woman Owned Business – Carr Pediatric Dentistry
Annually, this awards gala recognizes and honors small businesses within the Greater Brandon area that have demonstrated leadership, positive growth and development, creativity, and integrity in operating a business, as well as a commitment to community services. The 2013 event is the 32nd annual celebration of local businesses that featured an innovative theme and program including a video tribute to the 15 finalists and past winners.
The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Small Business of the Year Award Gala Title Sponsor was Bank of Tampa-Brandon Division. Additional sponsors included Hanna, Lemar & Morris, C.P.A.’s, P.A., Tampa Bay Times, Brown’s Trophies, Inc., Celestar Corporation, Fancy That Specialty Linens, Sheraton Tampa East Hotel, Extravaganza Productions, Huth & Booth Photography and Tampa Bay DJ.
Winners photos attached and courtesy: Huth & Booth Photography. Each winner accompanied by Tampa Bay Times’ Tony Del Castillo (left), Chamber Small Business Programming Committee Chair and CRG Coaching Partners’ Carole Gill, and Bank of Tampa-Brandon Division’s Dave Brown
You Say When Yogurt Shoppe: Brad Bridges
Brandon Open MRI: Jeffrey Stone
Sencommunications, Inc.: Stacie Senory Miller and Paul Senory
TakeOut Butler: Erik Butler
Carr Pediatric Dentistry: Dr. Natalie Carr