Two Students Win BBB Ethics Awards and Scholarships
Wallingford, CT - November 26, 2013 - Birch Hill Landscape & Design of Newington is the winner of the 2013 Better Business Bureau Superior Customer Service Award. The award was presented at Connecticut BBB’s Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet, November 14, 2013.
The award honors a business that demonstrates a daily commitment to providing excellent customer service and ethics in dealing with customers’ complaints.
Two businesses shared the Business/Consumer Education Award, Norwalk-based Celebrate Me Home, and LCP General in Fairfield. This award recognizes a business that makes a strong, consistent effort to educate businesses and/or consumers on topics of professional & public importance.
ICON International of Stamford received the award for Excellence in Web Site Marketing Message, which recognizes firms that utilize ethical and informative web sites as tools for their products, services and/or industry.
The 2013 BBB Exceptional Employee Award went to Deborah Morey, who works at Christopher Bryant Company in Simsbury. This award features an individual who exercises high ethical standards of behavior while demonstrating exceptional and honest practices with their business’s consumers and clients.
Bristol-based Barter Business Unlimited won in a new category, the BBB Community Care Award, and received a $1000 prize to be donated to the business’s charity of choice. Entrants demonstrated the importance of their firm’s participation with either a community service-based organization or a 501c3 charity.
There were two BBB Student Ethics Award and Scholarship recipients. Madeline Eldridge from Amity Regional High School won BBB’s traditional award as this year’s scholar with a unique perspective on ethics in the marketplace. Branford High School’s Jadelynn Ye received a second BBB scholarship that was funded with money raised during a BBB Military Line event. This award is given to an exceptional student with a parent who is either an active military member or veteran.
Connecticut BBB’s annual awards recognize Connecticut businesses that show outstanding performance, and serve as an example for other businesses who contribute to BBB’s goal of advancing marketplace trust.
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