In case you haven't heard... The winner of the Outstanding Local Business Award was announced recently at the Finalists Luncheon, held at Capri Restaurant. Congratulations to Ed MacDougal of ChoiceOne Companies! Also honored were finalists Tony Fiore, of Cruising Unlimited and the Triana Family, of Triana Family Fence & Metalworks.
ChoiceOne was established in 1981 as a property and casualty insurance agency. The company has since grown to a staff of 28 that services business revolving around all facets of the real-estate market. In addition to ChoiceOne Insurance, their other services include: ChoiceOne Mortgage, ChoiceOne Real-Estate, and ChoiceOne Key Title & Escrow. Ed contributes their business’s success to his staff and their ability to work as a team. “Without the family of staff here and the talent they bring to the table, we would not be able to sustain the growth we have had.”
The prize package ChoiceOne will receive includes complimentary newspaper ads, as well as an ad donated by the South Dade News Leader. They will also receive a $500.00 credit for items or services of their choice from any Community Bank preferred vendor, an award banner for their business, memorabilia and a 3-Day-2 Night Stay at Feather Mountain Log Cabins in Townsend, Tennessee.
Community Bank of Florida would like to thank all the local businesses that entered the program and shared their story with us. Special thanks to the panel of community leaders who judged the three finalists, which included Dale Machesic, Dr. Jeanne Jacobs, Elizabeth McNabb-Moscynski, George Butler, III and Cyndi Rogg.