Florida Hospital North Pinellas Awarded Large Business of the Year Award

By on November 19, 2012

 FLORIDA HOSPITAL NORTH PINELLAS was the title sponsor of Tarpon Springs Spongers Football on the Rocket Sports & Entertainment Network (RSEN) this fall.  “It is no surprise to our organization that Florida Hospital North Pinellas has won this prestigious award,” said Rick Sassone  of RSEN, “After all they are the ones that stepped up and assisted Tarpon Springs High School get their games on the radio.  Without Florida Hospital (North Pinellas) we could have have done that for the kids.  Florida Hospital (North Pinellas) really care about the community.”

Tarpon Springs, FL (November 19, 2012) – Florida Hospital North Pinellas is the newest recipient of the Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce “Large Business of the Year” award. Nominations are placed by Chamber partners and members for three categories, small, medium and large business of the year. Businesses must complete a full application detailing their contributions to the community, how they overcome obstacles in their business, as well as highlight good and ethical business practices. Judges are brought in from outside of the community and interview the nominees face-to-face. Once the application and interview process are complete, the judges cast their votes for each business category.

Sue Thomas, President of the Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce for the last five years, commented on the judges’ impression of Florida Hospital North Pinellas, “What really impressed them about the hospital is that they have worked so hard with the community, the foundation and the people. They were really impressed with their passion.”


Mrs. Thomas went on to say that Bruce Bergherm (President/CEO of Florida Hospital North Pinellas) and Paul Hoover (Vice President of Business Development) really “have an interest in making the hospital work; it’s more than a job or career. Florida Hospital has shown that they’re here to help the community. There’s a compassion for the community.”

“We at Florida Hospital North Pinellas are in great company this year, having received our award alongside some of our community’s most well-recognized businesses. We look forward to a new day and a new year of service to our community in Tarpon Springs and all of North Pinellas,” Bruce Bergherm, President/CEO Florida Hospital North Pinellas.

We’re happy to hear that Mrs. Thomas believes that people will choose Florida Hospital North Pinellas as their hospital of choice. “People will come back and continue to come back to Florida Hospital North Pinellas because of the comfort level and the quality of service.”


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