The Better Business Bureauâ of the Texas Panhandle is looking for all the good businesses in the Texas panhandle area to enter the BBB Torch Awards for Ethics. The Torch Awards honor outstanding businesses from the 26 county area annually and showcase businesses consumers can TRUST! The 2018 Call for Entries for the BBB Torch Awards for Ethicsâ “The Torch Awards show customer and employee appreciation and heighten public appreciation for ethical business practices,” said Janna Kiehl, CEO of the BBB. The awards allow for any size business to apply. Size categories are based on the number of employees. There is also a nonprofit category. Companies and organizations who strive to do the right thing, are honest and fair, are the best candidates for this award. Good customer service matters today more than ever. Trust and the ability to establish a long-term relationship are an important part of every business transaction. This Award highlights those qualities and the value of ethics overall in our community. In order to qualify to receive the Torch Award for Ethics companies and nonprofit organizations must submit an application. Nominees must be in good standing with the BBB, but membership in the BBB is not required. Nominate a business today – even your own! The application is easy and entirely online. Deadline to apply is January 19, 2018. http://www.bbb.org/amarillo/torch-awards-for-ethics/ Contact the BBB to attend a workshop at 806/379-7133 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Join the BBB to celebrate ethics in February. Everything about the awards celebration has changed. Casino tables, live band, cash bar and more will be part of the celebration.