Central Tampa News

South Tampa Chamber announces award finalists
Staff report

Published: December 22,2015

Tampa The South Tampa Chamber of Commerce is pleased for the 2016 Business of the Year Awards to be presented at the Chamber’s 90th Anniversary Celebration, presented by Bright House Networks Business solutions, on Feb. 3,2016.

The Business of the Year Awards recognize and honor chamber members that have demonstrated leadership, positive growth, development and integrity in operation as a business, as well as a commitment to the community.

Small Business (1-5 employees): About You Mastectomy Boutique, A Home Buyers Choice and the Law Office of Dale S. Appell, P.A.

Medium Business (6-10 employees):Continental Wholesale Diamonds, Landscape Fusion, Selling South Tampa Team with Exit Bayshore Reality

Large Business (11-plus employees): Amy’s Day Spa, Chameleon Custom Solutions, Overhead Door Company of Tampa Bay

Emerging Business (Less that 3 years): Beryl Project Engineering, Blo Blow Dry Bar, Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services

The chamber will present the Citizen of the Year Award to University of Tampa president Dr. Ronald L. Yanger, the chamber’s incoming board chairman said: “Anyone who has witnessed the staggering changes at the University of Tampa campus over the last 10 years cannot help but applaud Dr. Vaughn’s ability to get things done. The explosive physical growth of the campus, the rising national prominence of its academic and athletic programs and the recent opening of the university. His selection as Citizen of the Year was well overdue.”

Awards for Volunteer of the Year and Member of the Year will also be presented at the event.