BBB and Porreco Family Announce ‘Driving Trust Award’ for Northwestern PA Entrepreneurs

July 28, 2017

Erie, PA
- Your Better Business Bureau is pleased to partner with the Porreco family to announce the inaugural Louis J. Porreco Driving Trust Award. This award recognizes young entrepreneurial organizations in Northwestern PA whose leaders demonstrate a higher level of character, generating a culture that is authentic about its mission and connecting with the community.

“Lou Porreco was a dedicated and long-time supporter of your Better Business Bureau's mission and we are honored to host a business ethics award in his memory,” says Warren King, president of the Better Business Bureau of Western PA. “We recognize the importance entrepreneurship plays within the Erie marketplace and are excited to celebrate those new businesses and young leaders who are committed to fostering character, culture and community."

One company will be selected by a panel of judges to receive the Louis J. Porreco Driving Trust Award. The winner will be presented with a $2,000 monetary gift at the SCORE of Northwestern PA’s 50th Anniversary Business Gala on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at the Zem Zem Shrine Club in Erie.

Eligible businesses must apply for consideration by Saturday, August 26, 2017. Eligibility requirements and the award application are available online.