Best Newspaper / Digital Publication - SOUTH LAKE TABLET. Team Picture (L-R) Larry Oskin, Lea Tran, Bill Delaney, Michelle Delaney, Dave Colby, Michael Delaney (not pictured Patrick Delaney)

The 3rdAnnual South Lake Business Awards Gala was held at Bella Collina on Wednesday, April 11. David Colby, president and CEO of the South Lake Chamber of Commerce, and Board Chair Kalena Meyers were the evening’s hosts and award presenters.


The emcee for the evening was Daralene Jones, an evening news anchor for WFTV Channel 9.


Below are a few pictures of category winners, followed by a complete list of winners, as well as candid photos of attendees.   (THE SOUTH LAKE TABLET thanks all who voted for us as your Best Newspaper/Digital publication).


Award Winner
Best Newspaper or Digital Publication


South Lake Tablet


Best Local Printer Minuteman Press
Best Local Signs & Graphics Affordable Signs of Clermont
Best Promotional Products Kyle Promotions
Best Web Design Splash Social Marketing
Best Local Attraction Citrus Tower
Best Local Entertainment Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards
Best Local Special Event to Attend Pig on the Pond
Best Major Theme Park Walt Disney World
Best Automotive Sales Toyota of Clermont
Best Automotive Services Clermont Automotive & Tire Center
Best Architect Powell Studio Architecture
Best Cleaning Services Mean to Clean
Best Photographer Picture Please Photo Booth – Michelle E. Miller Photography
Best Computer/IT Services & Repair South Lake Computers
Best Air Conditioning & Heating Kalos Services, Inc.
Best Builder or Contractor Schmid Construction
Best Home Improvement Services Mark’s Floors
Best Home Inspector TLC Home Inspections
Best Education Services Sylvan Learning Center of Clermont
Best Special Event Venue Lake Catherine Blueberry Farm
Best Event Planner or Rental Service Bourbon & Bubbles, Inc.
Best Assisted Living Community or Nursing Home Crane’s View Lodge Assisted Living & Memory Care
Best Accountant or CPA Denise Calderon Certified Public Accountant
Best Local Bank or Credit Union Seacoast National Bank
Best Financial Services Edward Jones – Daniela Martinez, Financial Advisor
Best Local Insurance Agency State Farm Insurance – Heather Thies
Best Employee Benefits Provider Florida Blue
Best Local Mortgage Company Success Mortgage Partners
Best Local Chiropractor South Lake Wellness & Injury Center
Best Dentist or Orthodontist Modern Orthodontics
Best Local Gym National Training Center
Best Health and Wellness Services Quick Response Cryo
Best Local Spa Clermont Herb Shoppe & Day Spa
Best Local Eye Doctor Toppino Eye Care
Best Local Hotel or Resort Home 2 Suites
Best Local Hair Salon or Salon Service Mark Douglas Hairdressing
Best Local Veterinary Services All Care Animal Hospital
Best Local Pet Services Pat the Dog Boarding & Grooming
Best Residental Community Trilogy by Shea Homes
Best Commerical Real Estate Agent/Agency Coldwell Banker Commercial, Saunders, Ralston & Dantzler Realty
Best Local Title Company Metes & Bounds Title Company
Best Residental Realtor Keller Williams Classic III Realty
Best Local Breakfast Spot Keke’s Breakfast Café
Best Place for Lunch on the Go Chick-fil-A Clermont
Best Place for a Sit Down Lunch Uncle Kenny’s BBQ & Catering
Best Place for Dinner Root & Branch Bistro & Bar
Best Place for a Healthy Meal Get Back 2 Basics
Best Local Pizza Calabria Ristorante & NY Style Pizza
Best Local Caterer Cheeser’s Palace Café and Catering
Best Place for a Sweet Treat Ritter’s Frozen Custard
Best Place for Drinks Suncreek Brewery
Best Local Clothing Boutique mckenley rae
Best Local Jeweler The Village Goldsmith
Best Local Golf Course Bella Collina Country Club
Best Specialty Vehicle Sales Stormy Hill Harley-Davidson
Best Local Bridal Boutique Gray Collective Bridal
Best Local Gift Boutique The Great Floridian Marketplace
Best Local Department Store Belk
Best Specialty Sport Retail Trek Clermont
Best Place for Pet Supplies American Family Feed & Supply

The Best of South Lake Awards Gala was an evening filled with anticipation.

For further details, visit PRESTIGIOUS AWARD WINNERS