The BBB serving Central California is pleased to announce that Fresno companies Fresno Coin Gallery Jewelry & Loan, Inc., Island Photography and All Seasons Pro Painting, Inc. have been selected as the winners of the 2012 Ethics Awards for Marketplace Excellence.
The companies will officially receive their awards at a recognition lunch on May 9 at Pardini’s Banquet Facility, located at 2257 W. Shaw Ave., in Fresno. Ticket information is available by contacting 256-6330 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Agents from the FBI will speak on current activities and the use of technology used in stopping mortgage fraud.
The Ethics Awards is BBB's annual award program that honors outstanding local for-profit companies that have demonstrated a commitment to ethical business practices, both in operations and in terms of integrity, reliability and responsiveness to employees, vendors and customers.
“The BBB Ethics Award is the symbol of the highest ethical standards a business can have,” said Blair Looney, CEO and president of the BBB. “We are proud to recognize these Valley companies for their continued commitment to quality, ethics and outstanding customer service.”
The BBB Ethics Award recognizes those businesses in Central California who are committed to maintaining exceptionally high standards of ethical behavior. Nominations for this award may be made by any person, company or organization. Companies do not have to be a BBB Accredited Business to be nominated. Candidates are evaluated by an independent panel of judges. Nominations can be submitted online by visiting www.cencal.bbb.org/ethics or you can request a form by calling 1.800.675.8118.
Each year, businesses are entered in local award competitions conducted by BBB’s in every region of the country. The winning entries from the Central California competition are then forwarded to the Council of Better Business Bureaus, the parent organization for the BBB network, for an international competition.
Previous winners include Pelco; San Mar Properties; Fortune & Associates; Icenhower Real Estate and Denham Resources, Willey Tile, Spherion, Fresno Lexus, Felix Haro Construction and A&A All Pro Auto Repair.
Willey Tile Company was named as a finalist for the 2010 International Torch Awards, one of 18 companies being honored from around the United States and Canada.