Lakeland Business Guide 2019 Chamber Guide_2019 - Page 46

Small Business, Big impact WRIT TEN BY SAM HEPLER PHOTOGR APHY BY JENNA NEAL AND RICHARD OM Learn more about the small businesses that have earned the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Award this past year and how their work is impacting our city in significant ways. ALL AMERICAN FIRE & SAFETY INC. All American Fire & Safety, Inc., owned and operated by Chris and Billie Porche, has been serving Central Florida for 10 years. Services include sales, installation, and inspection of fire extinguishers, emergency/exit lighting, and fire-suppression systems. Since the beginning, the Porches have focused their attention on customer service. To ensure they always meet the needs of the community, All American Fire & Safety’s services are available 24/7. Whether they are staying up all night working or tracking down special parts, the Porches and their employees do not hesitate to go the distance for their customers. While serving their community, they have been donating to numerous local charities. Their involvement with organizations such as the Wounded Warriors Project, the Boys & Girls Clubs, and the SPCA gained them recognition from the small-business community. Additionally, their exceptional service and generosity earned them the Small Business of the Month Award for January 2018. All American Fire & Safety Inc. 863.859.7400 aafireandsafety.com 46