Finalists Announced for the 2013 BBB Torch Awards

May 10, 2013

Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2013 Torch Awards, to be held 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., May 9 at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort in Tucson.

Finalists for this year’s awards were selected by two panels of judges independent of BBB, representing both non-profit and for-profit organizations in Southern Arizona.

This year BBB is honoring a total of ten companies in three award categories:

Ethics Award: Honors a business for its trustworthy and honorable business practices in four primary categories. The nominated business maintains a solid commitment to ethical business practices in every aspect of its operation. This award is open to any for-profit company in southern Arizona that is in good standing with BBB.

Finalists for the award are:

  • Empire Today
  • Patio Pools & Spas
  • Green Valley Cooling & Heating

Good Neighbor Award: Recognizes a company that has shown a commitment to making southern Arizona a better place through community service. The nominated business and employees play a significant role in support of local charities or community service projects. This award is open to any for-profit business in Southern Arizona that is in good standing with BBB. Finalists for the award are:

  • Randall & Richards
  • Snell & Wilmer, LLP
  • Nextrio, LLC
  • EfforlessHR, Inc.

Customer Excellence Award: The nominated business has an outstanding customer service program and a history of exceeding customers’ expectations. This award is open only to BBB Accredited Businesses in southern Arizona. Finalists for the award are:

  • BRAKEmax Car Care Centers
  • Pima Dermatology, PC
  • Golden Eagle Distributors, Inc.

Winners will be named at the awards luncheon on May 9. If you would like to reserve a seat or table for this event please call (520)888-6161, or visit for more information. Reservations must be received by May 3.