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Dayton and the Miami Valley
Still Time To Nominate Businesses And Charities For BBB Eclipse Integrity Awards
February 11, 2010
 DAYTON, OHIO, January 22, 2010 – Have you recently done business with a company you think sets an example for others? Or, you may believe your own business conducts itself with a high code of ethics and trust. Take a minute to think about the organizations you’ve interacted with in the last year and nominate them for your Better Business Bureau’s Eclipse Integrity Awards. These awards honor businesses and nonprofits for their management practices, business relationships, promotional efforts and reputation. They will be presented to organizations for demonstrating trust and excellence in the marketplace.

Nominate these organizations today by visiting www.bbb.org. Or, call (937) 222-5825 or (800) 776-5301. The deadline to nominate an organization other than your own is February 1. The deadline for self-nominations is March 5. (If you’re self-nominating, review the nominating procedures on your BBB’s Web site, www.bbb.org, or contact your BBB for the complete nomination form.)

Your BBB will host an information session about completing the nomination process for businesses and nonprofits. The seminar will be held February 10 from 7:30 - 9 a.m. at Sinclair Community College. Reservations can be made by calling (937) 222-1534, ext. 2270.

Winners will be selected by an independent panel of judges and honored at the Eclipse Integrity Awards dinner on May 11, 2010 at the David H. Ponitz Sinclair Center, 444 W. Third St., Bldg. 12, Dayton.

The Eclipse Integrity Awards are sponsored by many local organizations, including The Dayton Power and Light Company; Serco, Inc.; WesBanco Bank, Inc.; Cincinnati Bell; WDTN-TV; Dayton B2B; and Lite 99.9.

About Your BBB Serving Dayton and the Miami Valley

Your BBB, the leader in advancing marketplace trust, is an unbiased nonprofit organization that sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior. Businesses that earn BBB Accreditation contractually agree and adhere to the organization’s high standards of ethical business behavior. Your BBB provides objective advice, free business BBB Reliability ReportsTM and charity BBB Wise Giving ReportsTM, and educational information on topics affecting marketplace trust. To further promote trust, your BBB also offers complaint and dispute resolution support for consumers and businesses when there is difference in viewpoints. The first BBB was founded in 1912. Today, 125 BBBs serve communities across the U.S. and Canada, evaluating and monitoring more than four million local and national businesses and charities. Please visit www.bbb.org for more information about your BBB.

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