Sunday, April 22, 2018
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Pasco businesses honored at Economic Development Council banquet

Eight businesses were honored Wednesday night by the Pasco County Economic Development Council at its 27th annual business and industry appreciation banquet.

Each year, the council solicits nominations in the categories of manufacturing, service, technology and nonprofits. Winners were chosen from among 25 nominees and scored highest in the areas of exemplary growth in technology, innovation, job creation, capital investment and community service. The nominees are interviewed by members of the Pasco EDC award committee using a specific grading scale to determine scores.

The winners were:

Small businesses

Manufacturing Industry of the Year

Sign-A-Rama of New Tampa, 1821 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., No. 11, Wesley Chapel

Service/Distribution Industry of the Year

Goin' Postal Franchise Corp., 4941 Fourth St., Zephyrhills

Large businesses

Manufacturing Industry of the Year

Adams Arms Inc., 1132 Challenger Ave., Odessa

Service/Distribution Industry of the Year

Meares Plumbing Inc., 8425 Arcola Ave., Hudson

All businesses

Special Recognition Award

The Shops at Wiregrass, 28211 Paseo Drive, Suite 100, Wesley Chapel

Special Contribution Award

Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, 2600 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Wesley Chapel

Technology Award

CareSync (Continuum Labs/Lifedash Inc.), 2818 Cypress Ridge Blvd., Suite 150, Wesley Chapel

New Business Award

J.T.D. Enterprises Inc., 4446 Pet Lane, Suite 103, Lutz

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