DAYTON, OHIO, May 2, 2011 – Join your Better Business Bureau in recognizing organizations and individuals demonstrating superior commitment to ethics and integrity in the marketplace at its…
Eclipse Integrity Awards
Tuesday, May 10
6 p.m. – Registration
7 p.m. – Dinner and Awards
David H. Ponitz Sinclair Center
444 W. Third St., Bldg. 12, Dayton
Tickets are $95 per person or sponsor a table of eight for $975. About 500 business leaders are expected to attend the event. Mark your calendars and make your reservations today by calling (937) 222-1534, ext. 2277 or visiting www.dayton.bbb.org.
The finalists for the 2011 Eclipse Integrity Awards are Buckeye EcoCare; Community Blood Center/Community Tissue Services; Crayons To Classrooms; The Diabetes Association of the Dayton Area; Dyer, Garofalo, Mann & Schultz, LPA; Extreme’s One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning; The Hathaway Group, LLC; Merchant Payment Services, Inc.; Parker, Carlson & Johnson; Sebaly Shillito + Dyer; Sports Medicine at Kettering Health Network; Voss Chevrolet; and Wright Dunbar, Inc.
Five Students of Integrity will also be honored at this event. These are local high school juniors or seniors who have shown exceptional moral character, leadership and academics. Student of Integrity award winners are Graham King (Newton High School), Matthew Kurian (Catholic Central High School), Ian Schwochow (Brookville High School), Ashley Trick (Northmont High School) and Blake Williams (Versailles High School).
Your BBB will also be presenting its second annual Torch Award. Last year’s Torch Award winner, Aileron, will be passing the honor on to Bob Ross Buick-GMC & Mercedes-Benz.
The Greentree Group will be honored as a 2011 Council of Better Business Bureau’s International Torch Award finalist.
Holly Petraeus, the wife of General Petraeus and new director of President Obama’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will also be joining your BBB at the event. She will be presenting your BBB’s inaugural community award to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
These awards are sponsored by many local organizations, including The Dayton Power and Light Company; Serco, Inc.; WesBanco Bank, Inc.; Back To Business I.T.; WDTN-TV; Dayton B2B; and Lite 99.9.
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