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    Ribbon Cuttings:  ***Tues., Nov. 14, 5:30 p.m., H & R Block, 2150 Tamiami Trail, Suite 12, PC ***Wed., Nov. 15 during the Holiday Celebration, Peace River Sail and Power Squadron ***Mon., Nov. 20, 5:30 p.m., Charlotte Community Foundation, 227 Sullivan St., PG


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  • Pacesetters

    A pacesetter is an individual who has achieved a level of excellence within the community and provides a new benchmark for all to follow.  Past recipients of the award follow:

    Sal. 1st Name  Last Name Year & Month of Award  Business Name
    Mr. Bob Elliot 7/1/1986 (First One)
    Mr. Don Witter, Jr.* 11/1/1986  
    Mr. Dave Bitner* 5/1/1987  
    Ms. J. Lynn Stephens 1/1/1988  
    Mr. Robert “Bucky” McQueen 10/1/1988 McCo, Inc.
    Dr. Melvyn Katzen 10/1/1989  
    Mr. Bill Bacon 10/1/1990 Bacon’s Furniture Galleries
    Mr. Peter F. Taylor 10/1/1991 Taylor Contractors of Florida, Inc.
    Mr. Ray Jorgensen 10/1/1992  
    Mr. Dave Powell 10/1/1992  
    Mr. Michael Cronin 10/1/1993  
    Mr. Jack Hackett 10/1/1994 Farr, Farr, Emerich, Hackett and Carr, PA
    Mr. Don Ross 10/1/1994 Earth Balance
    Mr. Derek Dunn-Rankin 10/1/1995 Charlotte Sun
    Ms. JoAnn Helphenstine 10/1/1996 Palm Auto Group
    Mr. Ryland Lovett 10/1/1997  
    Ms. Paula Hess 10/1/1997  
    Ms. Roseann Samson 10/1/1998  
    Dr. David Klein 10/1/1999  
    Ms. Kathy Hollinger 10/1/2000  
    Fr. Nicholas McLoughlin 10/1/2001  
    Dr. Gerald Ross 10/1/2001  
    Dr. Richard Yarger 10/1/2002  
    Mr. Randy Dunn 10/1/2003 SW Florida Regional Imaging Centers
    Mr. Ron Thomas 10/1/2004 Harborwalk Scoops & Bites
    Dr. David Gayler 10/1/2005 Charlotte County Public Schools
    Dr. Mark Asperilla 10/1/2006  
    Ms. Ana Romillo 10/1/2007  
    Mr. & Mrs. Lane & Melinda Diedrick 10/1/2008  
    Mr. Bill Wishard* 10/1/2009  
    Mr. Don Ashley 10/1/2010  
    Mr. & Mrs.  Phil & Linda  Wilson 10/1/2011  Wilson Realty
    Mr.  Mike  Riley  10/1/2012  The Boogiemen Rock & Soul Review & CCPS
    Mr.  Ralph  Allen  10/1/2013  King Fisher Fleet
     Mr.  W. Kevin  Russell  10/1/2014 W. Kevin Russell, PA
    Mr. Thomas Rice 10/1/2015 Fawcett Memorial Hospital
    Mrs. Maryann Mize 10/1/2016 Charlotte State Bank & Trust
        * Deceased    


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