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Meyers wins Humanitarian honor at the 2009 Best of Beach Awards

By Staff | Feb 12, 2010

Beach resident Fran Meyers picked up the Humanitarian of the Year at the 2009 Best of the Beach Awards hosted by The Beach Observer/Bulletin at Pink Shell Resort Friday, Feb. 12.

Meyers was among a group of more than 100 Fort Myers Beach residents and business people who enjoyed lunch and collected plaques for their leading distinctions.

“It’s really quite an honor,” said Meyers. “I’m very surprised and very grateful. You have to give it back to the community. The community has been very, very good to me and Tom.”

The following are the awards in aphabetical order:

-Best AutomotiveDeHay’s Automotive

-Best Band Deb and the Dynamics

-Best Bar Mermaid Lounge

-Best Barber ShopBeach Barber Shop

-Best Bayfront RestaurantMatanzas Inn

-Best Beach ApparelLeani’s

-Best Boat RentalsBlue Ocean

-Best Breakfast Lani Kai Resort

-Best Casual ApparelLocal Color

-Best Casual DiningDoc Fords

-Best ChiropractorDr. Nicole Bennett

-Best Community OrganizationBay Oaks

-Best Consignment Clothing Lucile’s Consignment

-Best Consignment FurnitureSondra’s

-Best DentistDr. Susan N Park DMD

-Best DessertTruly Scrumptious

-Best DinnerParrot Key Caribbean Grill

-Best DoctorDr. Stephen F Scholle M.D

-Best Ethnic FoodLin’s Garden

-Best Family DiningFish House

-Best Favorite RestaurantBayfront Bistro

-Best Female BartenderRobin Murphy

-Best Female EntertainerMary Winner

-Best Fine Dining Chloes/Diamond Head

-Best Fishing Captain Captain Ron

-Best Fishing Charter BoatCaptain Joe

-Best Fitness Center Hammer Head Gym

-Best Florist Lori Wolf

-Best Furniture Store Furniture World

-Best Gift Shop Island Girl

-Best Gulf Front Restaurant Gulf Shore Grill

-Best Hair Salon One Flight Up

-Best Happy Hour Big Game

-Best Hardware Store Sun Hardware

-Best Health Clinic Estero Island Medical Center

-Best Home ImprovementBay Builders

-Best Jewelry Store Island Girl

-Best Lee County Law EnforcementSheriff Mike Scott

-Best Liquor Store Gulf Point Liquors

-Best Local Service GroupOstego Bay Foundation

-Best Lounge/RestaurantThe Beached Whale

-Best Lunch Yucatan Beach Stand

-Best Male Bartender Billy/Parrot Key

-Best Male EntertainerFrank Torino

-Best Marina (tie) Fish Tale Marina

-Best Marina (tie) Snook Bight Marina

-Best Marine Service Gulf X Marine

-Best Marine Supply StoreSnook Bight Marina

-Best Miniature Golf Jungle Golf

-Best Motel Silver Sands

-Best Nail Salon One flight Up

-Best Pizza Dave’s Dockside Pizza

-Best Place for DancingLani Kai

-Best Place for Family FunPieces Of Eight

-Best Place karaoke Peppermint Patty/Bonita Bills

-Best Real Estate FemaleJessie Titus

-Best Real Estate Agency Remax

-Best Real Estate MaleBob Brown

-Best Real Estate TeamSwanbeck

-Best Real Estate Vacation RentalsLeisure American

-Best ResortPink Shell

-Best Romantic Dining Bayfront Bistro

-Best Seafood Restaurant Matanzas Inn

-Best Seafood Raw Bar Smoking Oyster Brewery

-Best Service Organization Kiwanis

-Best Shoe Store Comfort By Design

-Best Spa Esterra Spa

-Best Sports Bar Big Game

-Best Steak Charley’s Boat House

-Best Swimwear Beach House Swimwear

-Best Taxi/Limo Errol’s Taxi

-Best Teacher Cathy Goodacre-Lee

-Best Timeshare/Hotel Diamond Head

-Best Tobacco Shop Beach Tobacco

-Best TV Personality Patrick Nolan WFTX Fox 4

-Best Waterfront Restaurant Parrot Key Caribbean Grill

-Best Water sports Mid Island Water Sports

-Best Wine Selection Bayfront Bistro

-Humanitarian Of The Year Fran Meyers