Wednesday night at the Ontario Convention Center belonged to the innovators, the risk-takers and the dreamers.

A glitzy gala marked the 10th anniversary of the "Spirit of the Entrepreneur Awards" program, presented by Cal State San Bernardino and honoring top business entrepreneurs in the Inland Empire.

Two of the highest Entrepreneur awards went to Jerry Mall of K&N Engineering of Riverside for Lifetime Achievement, and Bob Burlingame of Burlingame Industries in Rialto for Master Entrepreneur.

Spirit awards were also presented to Robin Allen of Necessary Nutrition, Inc. for Emerging Entrepreneur; Isaac and Lucy Gallardo of Inland Empire Autobody & Paint, Inc. for Family Business Entrepreneur; and Chris Ma of Vantage LED for Manufacturing Entrepreneur.

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