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John Fain and Angela Massaro-Fain, of Grapevine Communications International Inc., received the award for 2010 Small Business of the Year.
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Sarasota Chamber announces small business awards finalists

by: Loren Mayo Black Tie Editor

The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce today announced the finalists for the 2011 Frank G. Berlin, Sr., Small Business Awards.

The awards luncheon, which draws more than 500 people, recognizes local member businesses in a variety of categories. Finalists are judged in several areas, including innovation of product or service, response to adversity, business growth and contributions to community.

The finalists are:

Small Business of the Year
First Choice Industries
Critical Care and Veterinary Specialists of Sarasota
Ian Black Real Estate

Non-Profit Organization
Gulf Coast Community Foundation of Venice
Nonprofit Resource Center of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Think Green
Key Sailing
My Green Buildings LLC
Phoenix Inc. Corporation

Young Business
Digital Image Business Solutions
Gateway Bank of Southwest Florida
Polo Grill and Bar / Fête Catering and Ballroom at Polo Grill

Cultural Organization
Circus Sarasota Inc.
The Players Theater
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Woman Entrepreneur
Lee-En Chung
Judith Cuppy
Marjorie Broughton

Young Professional
Courtney Wise
Jamie Jones
Sam Davidson

WHAT: 2011 Frank G. Berlin, Sr., Small Business Awards
WHEN: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, at Hyatt Regency Sarasota
COST: $45 to $60 for individuals; $325 for a table of four; and $525 for a table of eight
INFO: Call 955-8187

Contact Loren Mayo at [email protected].

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