Fishermen’s Village Waterfront Mall, Resort and Marina was named the 2013 Large Business of the Year by the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce at their annual Awards Banquet held September 14th at the Isles Yacht Club.
Fishermen’s Village was one of 16 businesses which made the finals this year.
Two other small businesses, located within Fishermen’s Village, were also among the 16 Finalists: Salty Paws and Simply Sweet.
Sue Randall, the owner of The Village Fish Market Restaurant in Fishermen’s Village was honored at the annual awards banquet as the 2013 Diplomat of the Year.
Patti Allen, General Manager of Fishermen’s Village accepted the Large Business of The Year Award in honor and on behalf of all of the merchants and employees of the Village.
We are very delighted to have been recognized with this Award. Fishermen’s Village drives the economic engine of Punta Gorda, hosting over one million visitors each year. Our 35 shops and boutiques and 5 Restaurants are all independently operated by small business owners.
We salute our merchants and employees for their contributions in making Fishermen’s Village the gem of Punta Gorda! Thank you to the Punta Gorda Chamber for this prestigious recognition!
Kathy Burnam, Marketing Director