The Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce awarded its leaders in community, business and government Thursday night during its annual awards banquet at Southport Springs Golf & Country Club in Zephyrhills.
The nominees were based on submissions from chamber members, and then selected by a committee that included Amy Chappell, Carolyn Hodges, Carolyn Sentelik, Cliff McDuffie, David West, Gary Hatrick, Jodi Wilkeson, John Kinsman and Rebecca Gaddis.
Award winners included:
Small Business of the Year (1-24 employees) — Skydive City
Large Business of the Year (25 or more employees) — Nestle Waters America/Zephyrhills water
Diamond Award (nonprofit) — Town Ark/The Thomas Promise
Innovative Business of the Year — Skywatch Signs
Leadership in Government — Bob Hatfield
Economic Development Champion — Vonnie Mikkelsen
Community Service Award — John and Diana MacDiarmid
Leadership in Youth Involvement — Kevin Barrett
Chamber Ambassador of the Year — Vicky Jones
Chamber Member of the Year — CenterState Bank
Citizen of the Year — Tim Pierson
Alice Hall Community Service Award — Earl Young