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Lakeland, FL (February 23, 2022): The Lakeland Chamber of Commerce HONORS presented by Suncoast Credit Union is the premier event of the Lakeland Chamber, severing as the annual meeting and allowing the Chamber to be a catalyst for business success by celebrating the Chamber Investors who stand out in the community. The Lakeland Chamber would like to congratulate the following receipts of the HONORS and Legacy Awards:

  • 2021 Volunteer of the Year – Donna Kay Dinkins from FOCUS Realty at Keller Williams
  • 2021 Rising Business of the Year – Venue Salon Spa
  • 2021 Employer of the Year – Kimely-Horn and Associates
  • 2021 Businessman of the Year – Michael Huff from Pre-Con Construction
  • 2021 Businesswoman of the Year – Stephanie Colón from Valley Bank
  • 2021 Nonprofit of the Year – CareerSource Polk
  • The 2021 Scott Linder Small Business of the Year – Molly McHugh’s Irish Pub
  • The 2022 George Jenkins Award – Joe L. Ruthven

HONORS highlighted the Lakeland Chamber’s accomplishments from the previous year and featured the Passing of the Gavel ceremony by the new Chamber President & CEO Amy Wiggins. Although Amy Wiggins does not officially assume her role of President & CEO until March 9, 2022, she was excited to participate in HONORS. Lastly, The Lakeland Chamber would like to thank all the sponsors of HONORS for their support in helping make this event such a success:

Title Sponsor: Suncoast Credit Union

Award Sponsors: CPS Investment Advisors | Publix Super Markets | Lakeland Electric

Premier Sponsor: Spectrum Reach

Signature Sponsors: Heacock Insurance Group | Reed, Mawhinney & Link, PLLC | Keiser University | Peterson & Myers, P.A. | The Ruthvens | SouthState Bank | Truist | The Sanoba Law Firm | Well Done Events! | Citizens Bank & Trust | Rodda Construction | Made | Lakeland Surgical & Diagnostic Center L.L.P.

Small Business Sponsors: A Woman’s Choice, Inc. | Hillcrest Coffee | Mazda Lakeland | StudioC Solutions | WIN Home Inspection, LLC | M&J Customs, LLC | SHR Human Resources, LLC

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