St. Pete Chamber Reveals the 2019 Good ‘Burger Award Winners
August 30, 2019 | St. Petersburg, FL – On Thursday, August 29th, the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce® revealed the winners of the 7th Annual Good ‘Burger Awards presented by The Bank of Tampa and Compass Land & Title, LLC. The name “Good ‘Burger” historically comes from the citizens of St. Pete having been known as “burgers” (as in St. Petersburgers).
The 2019 Good ‘Burger Awards were held at 737 Event Venue (formerly the Mirror Lake Lyceum). A “Good ‘Burger” is recognized as a business, organization, or individual in greater St. Pete making a positive impact in our community.
Congratulations to the 2019 Good ‘Burger Awards Winners:
- Eats & Treats: Noble Crust
- Arts & Culture: The Florida Holocaust Museum
- Hot Spots & Hangouts: MacDinton’s Irish Pub
- Community Conscious – Grassroots: Metro LGBTQ Welcome Center
- Community Conscious – Large: Ronald McDonald House Charities Tampa Bay
- Makers & Creators: Florida CraftArt
- MVB – Most Valuable ‘Burger: Dr. Harris Ambush
- People’s Choice: Chris Davenport
- Cool Companies – Small: The Body Electric Yoga Company
- Cool Companies – Large: USF St. Petersburg
- New Biz on the Block: Dr. BBQ
Over 600 attendees filled 737 Event Venue in downtown St. Pete to celebrate the individuals, organizations and businesses that make St. Pete the best place to live, work and play. Miguel Fuller, host of the Miguel and Holly morning show from the popular radio station HOT 101.5, emceed the event.
This year, the event featured food tastings from 10 local eateries, a St. Pete Store pop-up shop, a make-and-take station for bath salts and soaps from The Refillery St. Pete – a refill and zero-waste store – and plenty of opportunity for networking. Winners received handcrafted, one of a kind awards created and designed by glass artist, Matthew Piepenbrok, with the Morean Arts Center.
Photos from last night’s event will be posted to the Chamber’s Facebook Page.
About the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce®
The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce®, originally founded in 1899, now serves over 1,300 member businesses and organizations. Continually identifying ways to create and enhance opportunities to do business in St. Petersburg, the Chamber works to improve the local economic climate and to build a thriving business environment. The Chamber represents perspectives of local business in St. Petersburg, providing and fostering leadership on important business and community issues. Information is available at stpete.com.