- Friday November 16, 2012
- 5:00pm - 10:00pm
- Polo Grill's Ballroom- 10670 Boardwalk Loop
- Group Hosting:
- Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance
- Amanda Vercheski
- Contact Phone:
- Contact Email:
- Ticket Price:
- Members & Non-Members $65
Cocktails: 5:00-6:00pm | Dinner: 6:00–8:00pm | After Party: 8:00-10:00pm The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance and the East County Observer are once again proud to present “The Sandies,” a corporate awards dinner recognizing individuals and businesses for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the community and area business growth. With an evening full of networking, dining, fun and an opportunity to earn a “Sandie” or applaud others, this is always a memorable event! New this year, Waste Pro is hosting an “After Party” for everyone to congratulate the winners and unwind. “The Sandies” Awards actively support and celebrate the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance’s mission to serve, help develop and unify area businesses through a powerful partnership with other community organizations and governmental institutions. LWRBA is dedicated to providing leadership, resources and business development to foster and advocate for the businesses of Lakewood Ranch. These awards honor individuals who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment, who excel in their chosen field, devote time and energy to their community in a meaningful way and forge paths of leadership for other businesses to follow. The individual awards are... Entrepreneurial Spirit Award recognizes an individual LWRBA member who best demonstrates the characteristics and spirit of entrepreneurs. Corporate Philanthropy is presented to a LWRBA business member who demonstrates an outstanding commitment through financial and volunteer support and encour¬ages others to take leadership in philanthropic roles. Lakewood Ranch Citizen of the Year honors a resident of Lakewood Ranch for their individual accomplishments and special contributions to the growth, enrichment and enhancement of the community. Business of the Year Award honors a LWRBA business member who has a stellar reputation with its customers, employees and community; produces and/or delivers superior products and services and has made exceptional contributions to the betterment of Lakewood Ranch. Go to LWRBA.org and select “The Sandies” Awards in the left-hand column to nominate or to register for this stellar event. Thank You to Our Sponsors: The Observer Sandhill Crane Sponsor: Mauldin & Jenkins Heron Sponsor: C1 Bank Manatee County Government MGA Insurance Group Willis A. Smith Construction Inc. After Party Sponsor: Waste Pro
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