OKEECHOBEE – The Chamber of Commerce of Okeechobee County Business of the Year Awards Dinner was held Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Downtown Venue.
The Lake Okeechobee News received the 2022 Leadership Award.
Fast Break Bait & Tackle received the 2022 Business Development Award.
One Blood Round Up rreceived the 2022 Entrepreneurship Award.
Martha’s House received the 2022 Community Award.
The winners were chosen by a panel of seven independent judges.
The MVP Award, voted on by their peers, went to Heartland Pharmacy. The Leading Star Awared went to J.D. Mixon.
Business of the Year finalists included:
• 4KIDS Treasure Coast
• Anderson Realty Co.
• Applebee’s Grill + Bar
• Okeechobee County Farm Bureau Insurance
• Fast Break Bait & Tackle
• Happy Cleaners
• Health Synergy Clinical Research
• Heartland Discount Pharmacy
• Helping People Succeed
• Law Firm of Hoskins, Turco, Lloyd & Lloyd
• Jones Supply A. I. Sales & Service
• Lake Okeechobee News
• M & M Auto Brokers Inc.
• Martha’s House
• Miller’s Central Air, Inc.
• Mira Realty, LLC.
• Morgan’s Furniture
• Economic Opportunities Council of Indian River County, Inc.
• Okeechobee Blood Round-Up
• Okeechobee Cell Phone Repairs
• Okeechobee Main Street
• Philip DeBerard
• Rabon’s Country Feed
• RiteLife Services, Inc.
• T-Mobile In Okeechobee
• TowBoatUS Lake Okeechobee/ Port Labelle
• Wireless Zone, Verizon Authorized Retailer
• WOKC Okeechobee’s True Country
Leading Star finalists included: Stephanie Quesinberry, Natalie Hubbard, J.D. Mixon, Leah Suarez, Bridgette Waldau, Ismael Santamaria, Linda Hazellief and Roseangela Seca.