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2013 Business of Integrity Torch Award Recipients Announced

2013 Business of Integrity Torch Award Recipients Announced - The Beacon


By: Susan

2013 Business of Integrity Torch Award Recipients Announced

The Tri-State Better Business Bureau presented its seventh annual Business of Integrity Torch Awards event on Wednesday, November 20, 2013. Four local businesses received Torch Awards for their demonstration of outstanding leadership and ethical business behavior and three students received scholarships for their submitted ethics-based essays in the BBB’s Student of Integrity essay competition. 

In addition to announcing business and student recipients, the BBB honored Mr. Jeff Fisher of WEHT/WTVW, Mr. E.O. Popham of Popham Construction Company, and Mr. Brett Schultheis of Schultheis Insurance Agency, for their 20 years of service on the BBB Board of Directors. 

Honorees for this event included:

Torch Award Recipients

Fifth Third Bank, Southern Indiana

Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP

Sonitrol of Evansville, Inc.

Tracy Zeller Jewelry

Torch Award Honorable Mentions

JCs Wildlife

Springleaf Financial Services

Student of Integrity Scholarship Recipients

Jenna Bieker-$5000

Ashley Marshall-$2500

Allison Kroeger-$2500

Annually, the BBB accepts applications from accredited businesses and students within its 18 county service area for the awards/scholarships. 

To learn more about the BBB’s annual Torch Awards and these competitions, visit or call 812-473-0202.

**Special Thanks to our 2013 Torch Award Sponsors!**

Evansville Courier & Press, WEHT/WTVW, Viamedia, Townsquare Media, Deaconess Health Systems, Ameristamp Sign A Rama, Jasper Engines & Transmissions, Tucker Publishing Group, Atlas Van Lines, WOW! Internet Cable and Phone, D-Patrick, Vectren, ProRehab, Kemper CPA Group, Benny’s Flooring, Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union, H.G. McCullough Designers, Old National Bank, ERA First Advantage Realty, Fifth Third Bank, Jesse Daniels Photography, South Central Media, Garrett Printing and Graphics, Schnuck’s, Harp’s Exotic Fish and Pets and Evansville Goodwill Industries.

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Susan is Director of Media Relations for the Tri-State Better Business Bureau. She is a contributor to the blog as well as to the online News Center, found at Susan also helps to produce an annual accredited business recognition banquet.