Better Business Bureau Event Acknowledges Excellence in Business Practices for 2017

Two Students Receive BBB Scholarships at Annual Awards Banquet
November 16, 2017

Better Business Bureau Event Acknowledges Excellence in Business Practices for 2017 Skyway Roofing of Torrington is the 2017 winner of Connecticut Better Business Bureau’s 2017 Superior Customer Service Award. Skyway was recognized by the BBB for its dedication to ethics in their customer service. Specifically, for their attention to employee training on the importance of quality service in dealing with each customer.

The award was presented at Connecticut BBB’s Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet, November 9, 2017.  CCS Insurance of Hebron received an honorable mention in this category.

Bethany-based Arnone Building and Remodeling received the Business/Consumer Education Award, which recognizes a business that makes a strong, consistent effort to educate businesses and consumers on topics of professional & public importance.  Sanson Insurance & Financial Services in Cromwell received an honorable mention.

The Website Marketing Message Award went to The Window People in Stamford. This award highlights a business that utilizes ethical and informative web sites as tools for their products, services and/or industry.  Trantolo & Trantolo of Hartford received an honorable mention.

The 2017 BBB Exceptional Employee Award was shared this year by Dawn Sheppard of Autac in Branford and Joyce McKenzie of Companions and Homemakers in Westport.  This award tributes individuals who exemplify high ethical standards of behavior while demonstrating exceptional and honest practices with consumers and clients of their employer.

Travel Insured International of Glastonbury received the BBB Community Care Award.  They demonstrated the importance of their participation with community service-based organizations.  Specifically, they follow eight guiding principles which include their goal of “Touch a Life. Make a Difference.” In this category there was an honorable mention given to Bridgeport-based Standard Oil.

There were also two BBB Student Scholarship recipients, Scott Elliot of Xavier High School in Middletown who won the Student Ethics Award and Agatha Holland from Foran High School in Milford who received a BBB Military Line Scholarship.

Connecticut BBB’s annual awards recognize Connecticut businesses that show outstanding performance, and serve as an example for other businesses which contribute to BBB’s goal of advancing marketplace trust.

Founded in 1928, Connecticut BBB is an unbiased non-profit organization that sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior.  BBB helps consumers find and recommend businesses, brands and charities they can trust, offers objective advice and a wide range of education on topics affecting marketplace trust. 

BBB also offers complaint and dispute resolution support for consumers and businesses. 
Today, 113 BBBs serve communities across the United States, Canada and Mexico, evaluating and monitoring more than 4.7 million local and national businesses and charities.  

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