NEWS AND INFORMATION
On October 8th, the Integrity Awards were presented at Omaha’s luncheon. The winning organizations range in size from five employees to over 5,000 employees. The 2013 Winners are: Midwest Woodworkers, ShipCarsNow, Inc., Don & Ron’s CARSTAR Collision Center, Thrasher Basement Systems, Inc. and Mutual of Omaha. In addition, Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska and Legal Aid of Nebraska were selected in the charity category.
In addition, the Omaha judges felt that several other applications were worthy of recognition. Their decisions were based on the content of these applications compared with the others submitted in each of the Judging Categories. Therefore, several Integrity Award candidates were recognized with Silver Awards of Distinction for significant commitment to ethical business practices. Those recipients are: Care Consultants for the Aging, Inc., Medical Solutions, LLC and Marriott Global Reservation Sales and Customer Care. Two other organizations received Bronze Awards of Merit for exemplifying the values of the BBB. They are Bratetic Construction, Inc. and Thermal Services, Inc.
BBB believes that communities, committed to ethical business principles, coupled with an educated and informed public, are the keys to fairness and honesty. Jim Hegarty, BBB president and CEO remarked, “Winning a BBB Integrity Award is a prestigious honor. The organizations selected by independent panels of judges for awards this year have earned the trust and respect of their customers, employees, vendors and community at-large. These companies are to be congratulated for their commitment to ethical business practices. They model the way for all businesses.”