Chamber Announces Finalists For 2011 Small Business Excellence Awards

During its Thursday night reception, hosted by Capital City Bank, the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce announced the following finalists for its 2011 Small Business Excellence Awards.

Small Business of the Year: 1–4 employees
Crump & Associates
Fit & Functional
Long’s Photography
Small Business of the Year: 5-30 employees
AMWAT Moving & Storage
Conn & Associates Architects
Dickerson Landscaping
Green Peridot Salon
Parks & Crump
Small Business of the Year: 31-99 employees
All Pro Land Care of Tallahassee
Hotel Duval
University Chevrolet
Association of the Year
Business & Professional Women/Tallahassee
Florida Bankers Association
Florida Retail Federation
Emerging Business of the Year
Good Friends Group Fitness Center
Music Lessons Express
Vocelles; The Bridal Shoppe
Volunteers of America of Florida
Green Business of the Year
Homewood Suites by Hilton
Shred-it Tallahassee
Phoenix Painting & Design
Non-Profit Organization of the Year
Big Bend Homeless Coalition
The Mary Brogan Museum of Art & Science
Southern Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
Workforce plus
Technology Business of the Year
Onyx Creative Group

An annual event in its 26th year, the 2011 Small Business Excellence Awards are presented by the Tallahassee Democrat and sponsored by Capital City Bank and CenturyLink. The awards recognize small businesses and organizations in the Tallahassee community for their outstanding achievements and contributions.
“Small businesses are major contributors to the strength of our economy, and this is an opportunity for us to thank them for creating jobs and providing the products and services that our community needs” said Todd Sperry, Chairman of the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce.
Entries for the Small Business Excellence Awards were welcomed through an open call for nominations, followed by an extensive application process with finalists chosen in eight categories by an esteemed selection committee.
Finalists will undergo another review process and winners will be announced at the award program held on Tuesday, June 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the University Center Club.
Click HERE for more information or to register to attend the Small Business Excellence Awards ceremony.

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