The North Tampa Bay Chamber has announced the winners of its 2018 Excellence in Business Awards, which are bestowed during an annual celebration to acknowledge extraordinary contributions by local community members, businesses and organizations in the Wesley Chapel, New Tampa, Trinity and Odessa regions.
This year’s winners are:
New Business of the Year: Holiday Inn Express – Trinity
Small Business of the Year: Buttermilk Provisions
Large Business of the Year: Shriners Hospital for Children – Tampa
Business Leader of the Year: Dr. Kevin O’Farrell
Volunteer of the Year: Damaris Rios
Dorothy Mitchell Legacy Award: John Gallagher, retired Pasco County administrator
Also, The Board Member of the Year award went to David DeWeerd, CPA, and Dr. Kevin O’ Farrell received the Chairman’s Award. Both of those awards were given by Jennifer Cofini, chair of the North Tampa Bay Chamber’s board.
The event was presented by Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel and was held in the Sierra Center at Hyatt Place Wesley Chapel.
Event sponsors were Design & Construction Innovations, Wiregrass Ranch, Avalon Park West, and the Tampa Bay Times.
Published November 21, 2018