The VCB

The VCB

E Awards

2019 Sponsors, Winners & Honorable Mentions

SPONSORS

The News-Press
Frosch Geraci Travel

Adventures in Paradise
Alico Family Golf
Bailey’s General Store
Billy’s Rentals
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
DiamondHead Beach Resort & Spa
Edison & Ford Winter Estates
Florida Hospitality Industry Association
GullWing Beach Resort
Key West Express
Miromar Outlets
Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina
Pointe Estero Beach Resort
Pure Florida Fort Myers
South Seas Island Resort
Sun Harvest Citrus
Sun Splash Family Waterpark
Tarpon Bay Explorers
Tween Waters Inn Island Resort
Veranda & Rib City Restaurants
Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village

 

Honor of Distinction Winner:       

Sean Adams, Lee County Port Authority Police

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

Category Winner:  

Heather Patterson, Residence Inn by Marriott

Honorable Mentions:  

Graciela Arisso, TownePlace Suites
Carol Beggs, South Seas Island Resort
Chris Reublin, Select Vacation Properties

 

ATTRACTIONS

Category Winner:         

Matt Hetrick, Southern Instinct Charters

Honorable Mentions:     

Lois Becker & Jessica Jocelin, Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
Joe Lanktree, Pure Florida Fort Myers & Cabbage Key Island Resort & Restaurant
Preston Schuetz, Billy’s Bike Shop

 

RESTAURANTS

Category Winner:

Kevin Tully, Outrigger Beach Resort

Honorable Mentions:     

Jan Beard, PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar
Nick Huet, Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina
David Morton, HMS Host

 

TRANSPORATION

Category Winners:

Teresa Jimenez, Lee County Port Authority
Chris Styles, Lee County Port Authority
John Rush, Swissport USA Inc/Spirit Airlines

Honorable Mentions:

Judy Newell, Flight Services and Systems
Jennis Phillips, Transportation Security Administration
Ashley Vargas, Lee County Port Authority Police

 

OTHER SERVICES/BUSINESS

Category Winner:         

Veronica Martorelli, Bailey’s General Store

Honorable Mentions:     

Iris Martinez, CVS Pharmacy
Nancy McDole and Sheila Simpson, Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce
Maria Perez, Paradies Lagardere

                                       

GOOD SAMARITAN

Category Winner:         

Ronnie Wood, Lee County Sheriff’s Office

Honorable Mentions:     

Kasey Beier, George & Wendy’s Sanibel Seafood Grille
Don Bernhardt, South Seas Island Resort
Jennifer Black, Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa

 

BEST TOURISM BOSS

Angie Millican, Homewood Suites by Hilton at the Bell Tower Shops