Cocoa Beach Chamber Honors Business Champions
By Space Coast Daily // September 30, 2014
26th Annual Awards Ceremony
BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – The Business Resource Council of the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce presented its Business Champion of the Year Awards to 13 area companies at its 26th Annual Awards Ceremony on Friday, Sept. 26, at Radisson Resort at the Port.
More than 200 chamber partners, their families and friends regaled in the event’s theme, Celebrating Success. Master of Ceremonies of the evening was Ritch Workman, State Representative, District 52.
All nominees for the awards were recognized and representatives of the banquet’s major sponsors made presentations to the winners.
BUSINESS CHAMPION WINNERS
• Emerging Business – Achieve Beautiful Skin
• Service Industry (1-5 Employees) – CocoVee LLC
• Service Industry (6-25 Employees) – Fairvilla Megastore
• Service Industry (26+ Employees) – Cocoa Hyundai
• Non-For-Profit (1-5 Employees) – Brevard Nature Alliance
• Non-For-Profit (6-25 Employees) – Cocoa Beach Daybreak Rotary Club
• Non-For-Profit (26+ Employees) – Central Brevard Humane Society
• Professional/Technical (1-5 Employees) – The Chilly Pig
• Professional/Technical (6-25 Employees) – Aquatic Health and Rehabilitation Services
• Professional/Technical (26+ Employees) – Wuesthoff Health System
• Hospitality Industry (1-5 Employees) – Lazy Bean Coffee Company
• Hospitality Industry (6-25 Employees) – Gregory’s Steak & Seafood Grille
• Hospitality Industry (26+ Employees) – Uno Pizzeria and Grill
“It took a lot of hard work by several dedicated people to not only organize the awards ceremony, but to compile the nominations, evaluate the entries and make the difficult determination as to which companies would receive the honor of Business Champion of the Year,” said Dan Henn, Event Chair.
“In light of the outstanding organizations that were nominated, choosing only one per category was not easy for our judges; they were all winners.”
Sponsors of this event included Waste Management, Progressive Document Destruction, Artemis, AT&T, Community Bank of the South, TD Bank, Florida Today, Health First, Wuesthoff Health System, and Duron Smith A/C & Heat, Inc.
The Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce was established in 1968 and serves Cape Canaveral, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, Patrick Air Force Base, Port St. John, Rockledge, Palm Shores, Suntree and Viera.
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