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BONITA SPRINGS AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
ANNUAL AWARDS LUNCHEON
The 41st Annual Bonita Springs Citizen of the Year award and the 2017 Small Business of the Year award were among a series of accolades presented at the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on October 19. The Bonita Springs Citizen of the Year award was presented for the first time to a married couple: Teri Lamaine and Dale Timple. Lamaine is executive director of the Bonita Springs Assistance Office, and Timple is the owner of T Squared Renovations.
Consign & Design, owned and operated by the Starnes family, was named the 2017 Small Business of the Year. Consign & Design is an active supporter of St. Matthew’s House, the Pace Center for Girls and Habitat for Humanity. The 11th annual Pat Lord award was presented to Altony “Tony” Lee of Florida Gulf Coast University. The Pat Lord award, named after the late Bonita Springs citizen and passionate volunteer Patricia Lord, is given each year to an individual dedicated to serving the community.