LEESBURG, Fla. – Hometown Health TV LLC, a Lake County health and medical-oriented TV production company, received a 2012 Lake County Community Service Award  recently (April 25).

In its 22nd year, the 2012 awards were sponsored by the Lake County League of Cities, the Daily Commercial, Leadership Lake, the Chamber Alliance of Lake County, Lake-Sumter Community College’s Business Resource Center and Lake Receptions.

The “Entrepreneur Award” – given to Hometown Health President Marc Robertz-Schwartz√ at a recognition banquet in Mount Dora – was presented for the company’s “continued dedication and commitment” to Lake County and its residents. 

“By name and definition, Hometown Health TV is hyper local to our hometown.  To be recognized for our commitment to our community is not only extremely gratifying and humbling, but proof that we are delivering on our core values of educating, informing and being a significant corporate citizen to the residents of Lake County,” Robertz-Schwartz said.

A client of the University of Central Florida’s Business Incubation Program in Leesburg, Hometown Health TV launched in 2009 with the goals of developing cost-effective video and web platforms for physicians and healthcare professionals, while creating a valuable waiting room experience for patients by educating, informing and entertaining.  For more information, visit www.YourHometownHealth.com.

About Hometown Health TV
Hometown Health TV is complemented by its website www.YourHometownHealth.com and a YouTube channel, both of which include access to the most recent content featured in the video program, as well as profiles of the participating medical professionals and support content. 

About the UCF Business Incubation Program
Since its founding in 1999, the UCF Business Incubation Program has helped more than 200 emerging companies (including more than 134 current clients) create over $363 million in annual total economic output and more than 3,120 new jobs (taking direct and indirect and induced impact into account) with an average salary of $59,000. With ten facilities across the Greater Orlando community, the Business Incubation Program is a collaboration in economic development among the University of Central Florida, Orange County, the City of Orlando, Seminole County, the City of Apopka, the City of Winter Springs, the City of Sanford, Lake County, the City of Leesburg, Osceola County, the City of Kissimmee, City of St. Cloud, Volusia County and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council.  For more information about the Program and its clients and graduates, please visit www.incubator.ucf.edu and UCFBIP on Facebook, on www.facebook.com/ucf4bip.