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Brandon Chamber celebrates small businesses of the year

Small-business award winner Susan Prestidge poses with, from left, chamber chair-elect Darren Denington, Tony Del Castillo, David Lemar Jr. and Dave Brown.

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Small-business award winner Susan Prestidge poses with, from left, chamber chair-elect Darren Denington, Tony Del Castillo, David Lemar Jr. and Dave Brown.

The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce presented its Small Business of the Year Awards at a gala Thursday night.

Winners included Morningstar Electric, which beat out fellow finalists ION Apparel and Yard Guards on Doody for the top home-based business award. Tutoring Club edged out the Waiting Game Publication and A Touch of Wellness for the minority and woman-owned business award.

Ivey Carpet and Flooring won over Mary and Martha House/Second Hand Rose Boutique and Moon Law Group in the 1-5 employees category. Cox Electric took home top honors over Ace Heating & Cooling and Bivins & Hemenway P.A. in the 6-15 employees category, and in the 16-plus category, Ed Morse Cadillac won out over the Rack and the Original Beef 'O' Brady's.

Yard Guards on Doody received the Tampa Bay Times Excellence in Marketing Award.

Times staff

Brandon Chamber celebrates small businesses of the year 10/20/12 [Last modified: Saturday, October 20, 2012 4:31am]
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