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Archive | Awards and Honors

Awards and Honors News, including industry awards, personal and company achievements, recognition and performance awards, and related news topics from Send2Press Newswire.

Ron Fisher, M.D., Honored for Commitment to the Growth of Hospice and Palliative Care in Western North Carolina

SYLVA, N.C., Dec. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Respected physician and western North Carolina hospice and palliative care pioneer Ron Fisher, M.D., will be honored by Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Highlands, peers and colleagues as he retires as medical director of Med-West Health Systems, Sylva, after 27 years of distinguished service.

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New Breakthrough Lip Shaper System Wins GOOD DESIGN Award from Chicago Athenaeum

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CandyLipz(R) LLC announced this week that it is the recipient of the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies GOOD DESIGN(TM) award. Since the product launch, the Xtreme Lip-Shaper(R) System has received many positive reviews, and now its design is getting noticed too.

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‘Best in Class’ Benefits Initiatives Awarded at New England Employee Benefits Council Conference

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC) announced today that it awarded five companies with Best Practices awards at its Best Practices Conference ‘Employers at the Head of the Class.’ The awards were presented to companies that best exhibit innovation and creativity in the planning and delivery of their employee benefit programs.

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United Wholesale Mortgage and its Parent Company USFS Receive Multiple Awards for Being the Best Place to Work

TROY, Mich., Dec. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the largest wholesale mortgage lenders in the nation, and its parent company United Shore Financial Services (USFS), announced it has been recognized for multiple local and national awards having to do with the development of its unique corporate culture.

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Fearrington House Executive Chef and Wine Director Receive Rising Stars Awards from StarChefs

FEARRINGTON VILLAGE, N.C., Dec. 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fearrington Village announces that Fearrington House Restaurant Executive Chef Colin Bedford and Wine Director Maximillian Kast will showcase their talent and receive their Rising Stars of the Carolinas awards today, at the StarChefs Rising Stars Gala in Charleston, South Carolina. StarChefs is the award-winning online magazine for culinary insiders.

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Mukuria Wins Adelina Award

NAIROBI, KENYA, Dec. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Megan White Mukuria, founder of ZanaAfrica, is the latest recipient of the Adelina Award, a prize awarded for exemplary accomplishment in the areas of humanitarian assistance, environmental improvement, education reform, sustainability, and disaster relief, according to John Toomey, Eula Laki and Lydia Ramos of Friends Beyond Borders and the World Mind Network, co-chairs of the Awards Committee.

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Author A.A. Jones Recognized with Readers’ Favorite Award for Erotic Memoir ‘Tilt Diary’

BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Burbank’s own self-confessed housewife by day and stripper by night author, A.A. Jones was recently acknowledged as a 2013 Readers’ Favorite Silver Medal Winner in the ‘Relationships’ category for her memoir, ‘Tilt Diary of a Virgin Stripper’ (ISBN: 978-1257802869). The award ceremony was held in Miami, Fla.

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EPIC awarded ‘2013 Healthiest Company in North Bay’ designation by North Bay Business Journal

PETALUMA, Calif., Dec. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today the North Bay Business Journal has recognized EPIC as a ‘2013 Healthiest Company in North Bay.’ The North Bay office of EPIC participates in a companywide wellness program, led by a volunteer committee that has garnered impressive results over the last four years.

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Mountain Home Care’s ‘Caregiver Leadership Award’ Honors Everyday Heroes, Dual Roles

ARDEN, N.C., Nov. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In celebration of Mountain Home Care’s 10th anniversary observance of November’s National Family Caregiver Awareness Month, Lana Wilde found it difficult, if not impossible, to choose only one dual role caregiver to receive the company’s ‘Caregiver Leadership Award.’ That’s why, in an informal, family-style reception themed ‘Caregivers are Everyday Heroes,’ Friday, November 22, from 2-4 p.m., the company’s owner and founder awarded each caregiver with a commemorative pin, a warm smile, and a grateful hug.

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Stunning Panoramic Photos of New York, Toronto, and Bryce Canyon by Andrew Prokos Win at 2013 Epson International Pano Awards

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Nov. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Epson International Pano Awards has announced the winners of the 2013 panoramic photography competition. Photographer Andrew Prokos was honored by jurors with five awards for his panoramic fine art photography of New York City, Toronto, and Bryce Canyon, Utah.

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SiliconIndia Selects TeamF1 as One of Top Ten Enterprise Security Companies for 2013

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Enterprise Security Companies founded and managed by Indian technology professionals for 2013, marking the company’s third year placing in the top ten. This annual list of awardees is selected by a panel of experts and members of SiliconIndia’s editorial board to recognize and promote Indian technology entrepreneurship.

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Courageous Typhoon Heroes Win Adelina Awards

TACLOBAN, Philippines, Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Several individuals and groups who exemplified great valor in the face of unimaginable tragedy during Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) have been honored by receiving the Adelina Award, the most prestigious prize in the Philippines awarded for humanitarian relief efforts, according to Lydia Ramos and Sarah Mendel of the World Mind Network and Friends Beyond Borders, who chair the Awards Committee.

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Mountain Home Care Announces the Creation of ‘Caregiver Leadership Award’

ARDEN, N.C., Oct. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In celebration of its 10th anniversary and National Family Caregiver’s Month in November, Mountain Home Care announces the creation of its ‘Caregiver Leadership Award.’ The award recognizes exemplary professional caregivers with dual roles of service in the workplace and in their families.

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International Document Services Named Mortgage Technology’s Lenders’ Choice Award Finalist for Second Consecutive Year

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage document preparation vendor International Document Services, Inc. (IDS), has been named a finalist for Mortgage Technology’s 2013 Lenders’ Choice Award. IDS was the winner of the 2012 Lenders’ Choice Award.

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EPIC again recognized as one of Silicon Valley’s fastest growing private companies

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a recent article, Silicon Valley Business Journal highlighted the region’s fastest growing companies, proving that for innovators, there is always opportunity to grow. EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage based in San Mateo, was one of 52 companies to receive this recognition. This is the fourth consecutive year that EPIC has made the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Private Companies list.

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LRM Industries Honored as a Class of 2013 Florida Companies to Watch Award Recipient

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Oct. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc. has been recognized as a recipient of the 2013 Florida Companies to Watch(SM) award, an honor presented by GrowFL at the University of Central Florida. In its 3rd year, Florida Companies to Watch is presented by GrowFL in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation.

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EPIC honored as a ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ for the fourth year

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC, a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has been recognized for a fourth year as a ‘Best Place to Work in Insurance’ by Business Insurance Magazine and survey co-sponsor Best Companies Group.

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Primetime Emmy® Engineering Award to be presented to Josh C. Kline, DAX Co-founder, for his Invention of Digital Dailies®

CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Digital Dailies(R), the patented technology at the heart of DAX, the leading provider of production workflow and media asset management applications and services to the entertainment industry, along with its inventor and company co-founder Josh C. Kline, have been honored by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with a Primetime Emmy(R) Engineering Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development.

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MCT Trading Ranked Among One of the Best Places to Work for Second Year in a Row

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that is has been chosen as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in San Diego, California by the San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ).

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Global DMS Selected as Finalist for Mortgage Technology Magazine’s Transforming Valuations Award

LANSDALE, Pa., Sept. 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, the leading provider of Web-based compliant valuation management software, announced that it has been chosen by Mortgage Technology magazine as a finalist for its 2013 Transforming Valuations Award.

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VLP Law Group LLP Receives Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition Award for Excellence in Maternal Health and Equity

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group is pleased to announce that it has received an Award for Excellence in Maternal Health and Equity from the Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition. VLP was honored at the September 9, 2013 awards ceremony in San Francisco for promoting a mother-friendly workplace.

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United Wholesale Mortgage Named a Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lender for Third Year in a Row

TROY, Mich., Aug. 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), a leading wholesale lender licensed in all 50 states, announced that Mortgage Technology magazine named the company to its Top 25 Tech-Savvy Lenders and Servicers list for the third year in a row. UWM says its technology is a key component to it being one of the fastest growing, most service-oriented wholesale lenders in the country.

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2013 MADE In Missouri Entrepreneurship Competition Winners Announced

MARSHALL, Mo., Aug. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The finals for the 2013 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition were held on August 12 at the Missouri State Fair. This is the fourth annual event sponsored by the Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship. Its goal is to celebrate and recognize the importance of locally owned businesses and provide a venue to assist them toward becoming successful.

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Legal Moonshiner Makes Moonshine World History in ‘Dry’ Marshall County Kentucky

HARDIN, Ky., Aug. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World Spirits Competition ‘Spirits International Prestige’ (SIP Awards) this week announced from their judging headquarters in Las Vegas that newcomer spirits maker Silver Trail Distillery, of Hardin, Kentucky, had repeated its 2012 Gold Medal for its classic LBL ‘1950’s Style’ Moonshine in 100 proof. Besides the 2013 Gold for the 100 proof, the company won Gold in the flavored whiskey category with its apple pie flavored Moonshine – LBL Apple Sin.

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San Diego Business Journal Names MCT to its 2013 Top 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies List

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT Trading, Inc. (MCT), a recognized leader in mortgage pipeline hedging and risk management services, announced that it has been named to the San Diego Business Journal’s (SDBJ) 2013 Top 100 annual fastest-growing private companies list, with a specific ranking of 24. Organizations that earned a spot on the list were honored at a recent awards ceremony held at the Paradise Point Resort and in San Diego, California.

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EPIC honored by Orange County Business Journal as a ‘Best Place to Work’

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Orange County Business Journal has announced that EPIC has been recognized as a ‘Best Place to Work’ in Orange County. EPIC is one of only 34 Orange County companies with 250 or more employees to receive this honor and is ranked 4th in the large company category.

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United Shore Financial Services Chairman Jeff Ishbia Wins Ernst & Young’s Master Entrepreneur of the Year Award

TROY, Mich., Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Shore Financial Services (USFS), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing mortgage lenders, announced that its founder and chairman, Jeff Ishbia, won Ernst & Young’s 2013 Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) Award for the Michigan and Northwest Ohio region. The winners were recently honored at a black tie gala event held at the MGM Grand in Detroit, Michigan. USFS is the parent company of United Wholesale Mortgage, Shore Mortgage and Capital Mortgage Funding.

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