The annual awards are presented by the Horizon Council, an advisory group to the Lee County Board of Commissioners and Fort Myers Regional Partnership, Lee County’s Economic Development Office. Industry Appreciation Week is a statewide event designed to create public awareness about how industry boosts the state’s economy.
Presenting the awards were Bob Koenig, Chair of the Fort Myers Regional Partnership, Wayne Kirkwood, Horizon Foundation President/Horizon Foundation Task Force Chair, Lee County Commissioner Cecil Pendergrass, and Glen Salyer, Interim Executive Director, Fort Myers Regional Partnership.
The 2013 Horizon Council award winners were chosen based on an exceptional level of demonstrated leadership, innovation, investment, and community involvement:
General Business Award/: Ted Todd Insurance Agency
General Business Award/Large:
Tourism Award: Hyatt Place Fort Myers at The Forum
Manufacturing Award: Palm Printing/Printers Ink Corp.
Business Expansion Award: Chico’s
Newcomer Award: Entertainment Metals
The annual event drew another record crowd of over 1,000 government, business and community leaders to celebrate the significant contributions of the business community in Lee County and to increase public awareness of how industries boost the state’s economy and improve the quality of life in the communities in which they are located.
About The Fort Myers Regional Partnership
The Fort Myers Regional Partnership (http://www.fortmyersregionalpartnership.com/
About The Horizon Council
The Horizon Council http://www.fortmyersregionalpartnership.com/
About Ted Todd Insurance Agency
Ted A. Todd formed The Ted Todd Insurance Agency 27 years ago. Now with a total of 50 insurance professionals located in Lee, Brevard, Manatee, and Palm Beach counties, it is one of the largest Allstate agencies in the country. The Ted Todd Insurance Agency provides home, auto, retirement, and life insurance products to more than 30,000 customers in Bonita Springs, Boca Raton, Cape Coral, Delray Beach, Estero, Fort Myers, Lehigh Acres, Naples, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Sarasota, Indian Harbour Beach, Satellite Beach, Melbourne, Viera and Palm Bay. For more information, visit http://www.TedToddInsurance.com or call 866-760-3999.
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