Community Awards Have A New Meaning During Pandemic

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on October 2, 2020

Each year the Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce presents awards for exemplary contribution to the betterment of the greater Zephyrhills community in various categories.

Community Awards Have A New Meaning During Pandemic

This year, in the midst of Covid-19, the ZCOC postponed the banquet for two months but quickly realized that the community was ready for some
celebration and “good news”. The nomination committee faced a real challenge with so many businesses, organizations, and individuals deserving of awards as they have shown strength and resiliency in face adversity.
The committee focused on each awards criterion and who has made a difference in our community this year and were able to narrow the field and slate your nominees. The following businesses, individuals, and organizations were nominated in 5 different categories:

Small Business
Carts Unlimited
Head to Toe Salon & Day Spa
Saigon Café Vietnamese Restaurant
Sky Dive City
Zephyrhills Community Pharmacy
Zephyrhills Brewing Company

Large Business
AdventHealth Zephyrhills
CenterState Bank
City of Zephyrhills
First National Bank of Pasco
San Antonio Citizens Federal Credit Union

Diamond Award (Non-Profit)

East Pasco Meals on Wheels
Fraternity of the Eagles #3752
Make a Difference
Pasco County School District
Restored Hope
The Church at Chancey Road
The Thomas Promise Foundation
Zephyrhills/Wesley Chapel Ministerial Assoc.
Citizen of the Year
Beth Aker, East Pasco Meals on Wheels
Greg First, Retired
Kevin Bahr, Bahr’s Propane Gas & AC
Mayor Gene Whitfield
Tim Mitchell, The Church at Chancey Road

Chamber Member of the Year
AdventHealth Zephyrhills
Bahr’s Propane Gas & AC
CenterState Bank
Pasco News Publication
San Antonio Citizens Federal CU

Congratulations to each of the HONORED nominees.

The winners will be announced at the Chamber’s Annual Member Appreciation and Awards Banquet which will be held on October 22nd in the new event center at Silverado Golf & Country Club, 36841 Clubhouse Dr., Zephyrhills.

This year’s theme – “Z’Hills & all that Jazz” – will focus on our community and what makes us special. Limited seating is available, following CDC guidelines. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to our web site: or call (813) 782-1913.

The Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce advances economic growth and prosperity for our community.
The Chamber of Commerce is incorporated in the State of Florida as a 501(c)6 nonprofit organization. Our membership is comprised of businesses, government agencies, public-private corporations, non-profit organizations, and individuals with a shared interest in preserving and enhancing the quality of life in Zephyrhills.
We promote a vibrant and active business climate supporting economic growth through leadership and active involvement by our membership.


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