To read the Sarasota Observer’s complete coverage of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce 2011 Frank G. Berlin Sr. Small Business of the Year Awards, click on the links below.
To see photos from the event, click here.
PROFILES OF THE WINNERS
Small Business of the Year: 1st Choice Industries
Non-profit organization: Gulf Coast Community Foundation of Venice
Think Green Business: MyGreenBuildings, LLC
Young Business: Polo Grill and Bar/Fête Catering and Ballroom
Cultural Organization: The Players Theatre
Technology & Innovation: Anexio, Inc.
Woman Entrepreneur: Marjorie Broughton
Young Professional: Courtney Wise
PROFILES OF THE FINALISTS
Small Business of the Year: Critical Care and Veterinary Specialists of Sarasota and Ian Black Real Estate
Non-Profit Organization: Nonprofit Resource Center of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Think Green Business: Key Sailing and Phoenix Ink
Young Business: Digital Image Business Solutions and Gateway Bank of Southwest Florida
Cultural Organization: Circus Sarasota Inc. and Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
Woman Entrepreneur: Lee-En Chung and Judith Cuppy
Young Professional: Jamie Jones and Sam Davidson