BBB Announces 2009 BBB Torch Award Winners

November 06, 2009

The Better Business Bureau serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky is proud to announce the winners of the 2009 Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics.

BBB conducts this annual awards program to gain public recognition for businesses and non-profits that maintain a solid commitment to conducting their business practices in an ethical fashion. No award could mean more to a business or organization’s reputation than a BBB Torch Award! Here is the list of winners and finalists of the 2009 Torch Awards:

Very Small Business:
Weber Windows (Winner)
Louisville, KY

Conner Jeweler’s School (Finalist)
New Albany, IN

Small Business:
The Flooring Gallery (Winner)
Louisville, KY

MPI Printing (Finalist)
Louisville, KY

Medium Business:
Pioneer Services (Winner)
Radcliff, KY

CarMax (Finalist)
Louisville, KY

The O’Shea’s Family Pub (Finalist)
Louisville, KY

Large Business:
SurePoint Lending (Winner)
Louisville, KY

Humana (Finalist)
Louisville, KY

Non-Profit (with revenue under $1,000,000):
Gilda’s Club of Louisville, Louisville, KY (Winner)

Interfaith Community Council, New Albany, IN (Finalist)

Non-Profit (with revenue over $1,000,000):
Lifespring, Jeffersonville, IN (Winner)

Blue River Services, Corydon, IN (Finalist)

There is no better way to strengthen trust in business and free enterprise than by shining light on businesses and organizations that are doing well and doing right. These businesses and non-profit organizations were honored at the BBB Torch Awards luncheon on Thursday, November 5, 2009 at The Olmsted in Louisville, KY. Dick Swope, President/CEO, Sam Swope Auto Group was the Keynote Speaker for the event and Doug Proffitt, Anchor, WHAS11 News was the emcee.