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CORAL GABLES (CBSMiami) – The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce recognized excellence in business at the 2014 Diamond Awards at the Coral Gables Country Club on Thursday.

CBS Miami’s Rick Folbaum served as Master of Ceremonies for the ceremony.

This annual event recognizes outstanding local businesses in a variety of ways.

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The businesses are split up into several different categories such as Large and Small Businesses, Non-Profit, Technology, Restaurants and Retail.

A total of nine different categories feature three businesses each that are up for a 2014 Diamond Award.

There is also an individual award that goes to the 2014 Business Leader of the Year.

The Chamber’s signature award program annually honors excellence in business achievement, corporate citizenship, customer service and workplace environment.

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