The JAX Chamber named Dr. Bridget Edkin, proprietor of Sláinte Chiropractic, its 2021 Small Enterprise Chief of the 12 months at a breakfast reception Feb. 2.
Edkin was chosen from a gaggle of 12 finalists, chosen from the Chamber’s 10 councils, Seashores Division and Entrepreneurial Progress Division.
She is a member of the Seashores Divison. Her apply is at 2730 S. Third St. in Jacksonville Seashore.
“Don’t you simply assume this factor is so cool, that we rejoice the heartbeat of America?” Edkin stated of the Small Enterprise Chief of the 12 months honor.
She has been in enterprise since 2017 and in Jacksonville for 10 years.
When she attended her first Seashores Division assembly, she instructed herself she would sooner or later be the Small Enterprise Chief of the 12 months after a dialog with 2016 Small Enterprise Chief of the 12 months John Miller.
“I went house and I used to be reflecting on my day and I stated, ‘I’m going to do this, I’m going to be Small Enterprise Chief of the 12 months,’” Edkin stated.
Sláinte Chiropractic offers “inexpensive, principled, neurologically primarily based Gonstead Chiropractic care,” based on its Fb web page. Its objective is to assist sufferers attain their “biggest well being expression.”
“Sláinte” is a typical toast to good well being in Eire and Scotland.
Edkin thanked her husband, sister and 9-month-old daughter, who attended the event, in her acceptance speech, saying that without them “I wouldn’t have a practice.” She also has a young son.
She urged JAX Chamber members to support small businesses.
She said she wants more people to move to Jacksonville so more small businesses can thrive in the city.
“Think local, support it,” she said.
“It’s going to be a fantastic year full of uncertainty, but also joy. And if we focus on happiness and joy then we will really change this year to be an explosion of goodness out of what could have been a really dark time.”