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.