The ballots for the Best of Pine Island will be available in the Pine Island Eagle on March 15 and 22. Only one ballot per person can be submitted and an individual must fill out at least 25 selections. No photo copies will be accepted.
The ballot deadline is Wednesday, March 29, and the winners should be announced in The Eagle on April 12.
The categories listed under food and entertainment will include bar, chef, bartender, deli, hamburger, fish sandwich, happy hour, ice cream, seafood, pizza, waiter/waitress, breakfast, lunch, dinner and waterfront dining.
The retail portion of the ballot will include art galleries, gift shops, bait and tackle, boat dealers, boat repairs and seafood markets.
The final category includes service, medical and real estate for the ballot of the Best of Pine Island. The categories include accountant, air conditioning and heating, attorney, automotive repair, bank, boat charter services, cabinets, computer services, health and wellness, dentist, electrician, financial service, fishing guide, flooring, hair salon/barber, hair stylist, house watch service, insurance agency, motel/inn, lawn/ landscaping service, marina, marine construction, massage therapist, nail salon, painting contractor, plant nursery, plumber, pool service, real estate agent, real estate agency and service organization/club.
The Eagle office is at 10700 Stringfellow Road, Suite 60, Bokeelia, FL 33922.
For additional information, call The Eagle at 239-283-2022.