Unity Awards honor those that embrace diversity

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Posted: Thursday, January 30, 2014 4:33 pm | Updated: 5:25 pm, Thu Jan 30, 2014.

SARASOTA, Fla. - The 2014 Unity Awards were handed out Thursday in Sarasota, as Suncoast residents and businesses who embrace diversity were honored with a luncheon at Michael's On East.

The Unity Awards strive to send the message that diversity makes our workplaces and community more accepting and productive.

ABC 7 was proud to sponsor the event.

This year’s Biz (941) and La Guia magazine’s 2014 Unity Awards Winners are:

EDUCATION: Dr. Don O’Shea and Dan Boxser, Education for Change

NONPROFIT: Brad Jones, Community Haven

MEDICAL: Dr. Dwight Fitch, 21st Century Oncology

ENTREPRENEUR: Grace Carlson, Carlson Studio Marketing

ARTS: Kate Alexander, Florida Studio Theatre

BIG COMPANY: Publix

LEGAL: Jason Ramos, Jason Ramos Attorney At Law

ALUMNI Award: Rosalia Holmlund, El Marichi Loco

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