Naples, FL (September 24, 2018) . . . A sold-out crowd of more than 500 professionals attended the 2018 Sand Dollar Awards Gala “The Secret Garden – Unlocking Naples’ Finest,” on Saturday, September 22nd at the Ritz Carlton, presented by the Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA) Sales and Marketing Council (SMC).
According to Sand Dollar Committee Chairperson Minka McDonald of Jinx McDonald Interior Designs, Inc. who spearheaded this year’s event with Vice-Chairperson Jackie Nelson of Clive Daniel Home and Immediate Past-Chair Karen Gomez of Jeffrey Fisher, more than 250 prestigious Sand Dollar Awards were bestowed.
Eighty companies earned 2018 Sand Dollar Awards including All About Closets, Aston Woods Homes, Barron Collier Companies, Bay Design Store, BCB Homes, Inc., Big Island Builders, Bonness, Broad Avenue Studios, Inc., BSquared Advertising, BUILD LLC, Builders Glass of Bonita, Inc., Calusa Bay Design, CID Design Group, Cinnabar Design, Clive Daniel Home, Collins & DuPont Design Group, Cosentino, D.R. Horton, DEC Contracting Group, Inc., Diamond Custom Homes, Divco Custom Homes, EnviroStruct, LLC, Ficarra Design Associates, Flooring Design Group, Florida Lifestyle Homes, Inc., Freestyle Interiors, G2 Studios, GATES Construction, Harbourside Custom Homes, Herscoe Hajar Architects, Inspired Closets, Integral Building Corporation, International Design Source, Interiors by Agostino’s Inc., iStar/Naples Reserve, Jinx McDonald Interior Designs, Inc., Kalea Bay, Kellam Group Interiors, Kevin Williams Construction, Inc., KGT Remodeling, Knauf-Koenig Group, KTS Homes, LCDesigns, Inc., Lighting First, LMG Design Consulting for Pizzazz Interiors, London Bay Homes, Lotus Architecture, Mattamy Homes, McGarvey Custom Homes, Metis Design, Miromar Development, Molly Hoover Design Group, LLC, Moorings Park/Grande Lake, Naples Lumber, Norris Furniture & Interiors, Peacock and Lewis Architects, Peninsula Construction and Engineering, PLC Closets, Pulte Group, Renee Gaddis Interiors, Robb & Stucky, Romanza Interior Design, RWA, Inc., South Florida Architecture, Stahlman Landscaping, Stock Classic Homes, Stock Development, Stock Signature Homes, Stofft Cooney Architects, Surety Construction Company, Synergy CTS, Taylor Morrison, The Lutgert Companies, The Ronto Group, Toll Brothers, Vogue Interiors, W Design, Wegman Design Group, Inc and Wilson Creative Group.
This year’s volunteer Sand Dollar committee members include: Robyn Bonaquist, B-Squared Advertising; Jo Carter, The Interior Design Broker; Cali Clardy, Refined Builders & Construction, LLC; Violeta Cordova, Cordova Cleaning Services; Linda Donnelly, Florida Design Inc.; Normand Giguere, Blower Door Energy Experts; Carrie Horner, BUILD LLC; Cheryl Jost, Ceramic Matrix; Lana Knapp, Collins & DuPont Design Group; Elizabeth Lombardo, Wilson Creative Group; Shelley McCormick, East/West Coast Home Publishing; Janelle McVay, Soaring Lens; Erin Otterbeck, C&C Woodworking, LLC; Jen Rendon, Cosentino; Sherri Rozzi, Norris Furniture & Interiors; Gaby Saad, Real Wood Floors; Jessica Schneider, Robb & Stucky; Jamie Shelton, Coastal Home Design Studio; Kerry Shields, Collins & DuPont Design Group; Lynne Stambouly, Lighting First; Marjorie Student-Stirling, The Stirling Law Firm, P.A; Blanca Vasquez, Marks Cabinetry
2018 Sand Dollar Awards sponsors included Title “Rose” Sponsor: Florida Design – Naples Edition; Orchid
Sponsor: Cambria; Gardenia Sponsors: Collins & DuPont Design Group, Juniper Landscaping, Stock Development, The Ronto Group, and USA Waste; Décor Sponsor : Naples Flooring; Jasmine Sponsors : Clive Daniel Home, Hilton Naples, International Design Source, Kalea Bay, Raymond Building Supply, Toll Brothers, and W Design; Violet Sponsors: 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty, Blower Door Energy Experts, Ceramic Matrix, D.R. Horton, DEC Contracting Group, Florida Weekly, Naples Lumber Supply Company, Siesta Pebble, Statewide Window Treatments, Stofft Cooney Architects, and Wilson Creative Group; Lily Sponsors: AC by FL Comfort Systems, Calusa Bay Design, Carrie Brigham Design, Cosentino, Flooring Design Group, Harbourside Custom Homes, Home & Design, Jinx McDonald Interior Designs, McGarvey Custom Homes, Norris Furniture & Interiors, Rehmann, Robb & Stucky, RWA, Inc., Wegman Design Group, Wilson Lighting, and Window Wear Design; Iris Sponsors: Cinnabar Design, Cordova Cleaning Services, Executive Electronics, Ficarra Design Associates, Minto Communities, Real Wood Floors, Vogue Interiors, and Whirlpool Corporation; Award Sponsor : SWFL Marketing Group; Collateral Sponsor : B-Squared Advertising; Gift Sponsor : Jinx McDonald Interior Designs; Photography Sponsor : Soaring Lens; and VIP Host Sponsor : Ferguson Enterprises.