ArticleType: Chamber News
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Morgan Brochetti
2016 Good ‘Burger Awards Winners Announced
St. Pete Chamber reveals 2016 Good ‘Burger Winners and announces 2017 date
September 9, 2016 | St. Petersburg, FL – The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce® revealed the winners of the 4th Annual Good ‘Burger Awards yesterday in Downtown St. Petersburg. A Good ‘Burger is a business, organization, or individual in greater St. Pete making a positive impact in our community.
The 2016 Good ‘Burger Awards, presented by 3 Daughters Brewing and Great Bay Distributors were held at Jannus Live on Thursday, September 8th. The name “Good ‘Burger” historically comes from the citizens of St. Pete having been known as "burgers” (as in St. Petersburgers).
Congratulations to the 2016 Good ‘Burger Winners:
• Eats & Treats: 400 Beach Seafood & Tap House
• Arts & Culture: The Dali Museum
• Hot Spots & Hangouts: Saturday Morning Market
• Community Conscious: YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg
• Makers & Creators: Creative Clay
• MVB – Most Valuable ‘Burger: Mayor Rick Kriseman
• People’s Choice: The Kind Mouse
DJ Fresh emceed the event, and DJ Jimmy kicked off the evening spinning the hits as about 500 attendees gathered at Jannus Live. This year, the event featured live music by Shevonne and the Bad Boys, food tastings from 11 local eateries, a live pop-up painting exhibit with Michael Vahl, The 'Burg Blonde on draft and lots of networking. Winners receive handcrafted, one of a kind glass awards created and designed by the talented artists at the Morean Arts Center.
The date has been set for the 5th Annual Good ‘Burger Awards: August 31st, 2017. A full recap of the event can be found on the Chamber's Bright Spots Blog. Photos from last night’s event will be posted to the Chamber’s Facebook Page.
About the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce®
The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce®, originally founded in 1899, now serves over 1,100 member businesses and organizations. Continually identifying ways to create and enhance opportunities to do business in St. Petersburg, the Chamber works to improve the local economic climate and to build a thriving business environment. The Chamber represents perspectives of local business in St. Petersburg, providing and fostering leadership on important business and community issues. Information is available at stpete.com.