NASHVILLE, Tenn. and CINCINNATI, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robert Harter, owner of the Home Helpers and Direct Link in Brentwood, Tenn., was recently honored as the recipient of the 2009 Rookie of the Year Award for Home Helpers, the nation’s leading senior care franchise specializing in non-medical and personal care and companionship for seniors. Harter accepted the honor at the company’s annual national conference in Orlando, Fla., on October 14, 2009.
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Page 33 of Awards and Honors News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.
| From: Interim HealthCare
SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Physical therapists Ed Onofrio of Tucson, Ariz., and Nina Van Beaumont of Omaha, Neb., have been named the 2009 Interim HealthCare Therapists of the Year. Interim is the nation’s largest combined home health care and medical staffing provider, employing more than 75,000 health care workers who serve more than 50,000 people each day. Runners-up for this year’s award were Martha Sandven of St. Paul, Minn., and Rainna Nolan of Atlanta.
University Learning Center Created by Rinella and Rinella Senior Partner Wins Prestigious National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) Award
| From: Rinella and Rinella, Ltd.
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renowned family law firm Rinella and Rinella Ltd. today announced that the learning center founded by its Senior Partner Bernard (Bernie) Rinella has been awarded the 2009 NCLCA/Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award. The Bernard B. Rinella, Jr. Learning Center was established at Miami University – Oxford in 2000.
| From: Tsoi/Kobus and Associates, Inc.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tsoi/Kobus & Associates received a Special Mention award at the American Institute of Architects New England Chapter’s 2009 Design Awards on Saturday, October 3 for its design of the Center for Life Science | Boston, the first speculative, privately-owned, high-rise, multi-tenant laboratory building in the United States. Among 271 entries submitted, 18 received recognition.
| From: PivotPro
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PivotPro announces that its newly-launched golf training aid, the PivotPro, was the recipient of the prestigious ‘Best New Product’ award at the recent PGA Fall Expo in Las Vegas. Out of hundreds of exhibitors, only three companies were nominated for this award. Top buyers from around the globe were present for judging.
| From: Libera, Inc.
ALBANY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The New York State Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped (CBVH) has earned a 2009 ‘Best of New York’ award for its Consumer Information System (CIS) application, developed with Libera, Inc. of Jamestown, NY, a government contractor and software development company. The award was made by the New York State Center for Digital Government and Government Technology in the category of ‘Project Best Advancing Service to the Public.’
| From: DynaStudy, Inc.
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Learning magazine has selected the DynaNotes SmartClings – Graphs instructional kit as a winner of the Learning Magazine 2010 Teachers’ Choice Awards for the Classroom. According to Heather Crews, Learning magazine Award Coordinator, the teacher-judges from across the United States evaluated hundreds of products on ‘quality, instructional value, ease of use, and innovation’ to identify ‘the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products.’
1st Advantage Mortgage, DocuTech, Del Mar DataTrac Named Mortgage Technology’s Synergy Award Finalists
| From: Del Mar DataTrac
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 1st Advantage Mortgage, DocuTech and Del Mar DataTrac (DMD) have been named Mortgage Technology magazine’s Synergy Award finalists, recognizing ‘technology initiatives and alliances that show exemplary interoperability in a production setting to advance the cause of automation and e-commerce,’ according to DMD.
| From: Jimmy Jazz
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The leading urban fashion retailer in the eastern United States, Jimmy Jazz, is now the proud recipient of an Interactive Media Award (IMA). The privately held company was awarded the ‘Best In Class’ prize for its new eCommerce / Lifestyle Web site, JimmyJazz.com.
| From: Voices
TORONTO, Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Voices.com, one of North America’s fastest growing Internet brands and digital media companies, is pleased to announce that in PROFIT Magazine’s ’10th Annual PROFIT HOT 50,’ Voices.com has been recognized as Canada’s #20 Emerging Growth Company.
| From: North Plains Systems, Inc.
TORONTO, Ontario (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Plains Systems Inc., the world’s leading provider of digital asset management (DAM) and rich media asset management (MAM) software solutions, today announced that KMWorld has named North Plains’ TeleScope™ as one of the magazine’s ‘Trend-Setting Products’ of 2009. TeleScope was selected for its unique ability to help organizations create, manage, distribute, repurpose and monetize their digital assets.
Mortgage Technology Magazine Lists Titan Lenders Corp as Top 50 Service Provider for Mortgage Lenders
| From: MetaSource
DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Titan Lenders Corp, an outsource services provider for mortgage lenders and their warehouse line providers has been named a 2009 Top 50 Service Provider by Mortgage Technology magazine. Titan Lenders Corp is one of a specialized few providers of mortgage back office fulfillment services.
| From: EaseUS Software
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A plucky little piece of freeware that packs a subtle punch and partitions hard drives like a reigning champ, has been positively reviewed by the editor from Download.com. EASEUS Partition Master Home Edition topped No. 1 in the ‘More popular File Management Downloads’ on Download.com and rated Four and a Half Stars in CNET editors rating and Four Stars for average users rating.
| From: PCE Health and Fitness
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Health Magazine awarded the LifeSpan TR4000i treadmill Best Treadmill for its innovative features; most notably its ability to save exercise data and transfer results to a personal online health and fitness management account to track progress. The LifeSpan TR4000i treadmill, made by PCE Health and Fitness, was rated #1 over all other treadmills, as judged by experts from Health magazine. The Best Treadmill award is part of Health magazine’s annual America’s Healthiest Fitness Awards.
Interim HealthCare of the Eastern Carolinas Takes Home Three Awards at the 37th Annual Association for Home and Hospice Care Convention
| From: Interim HealthCare
SUNRISE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation’s largest provider of home care and supplemental health care staffing services, is pleased to recognize Interim HealthCare of the Eastern Carolinas for their 25 years of service and their three local caregivers who received awards at the 37th Annual Association for Home and Hospice Care convention in Durham, North Carolina: Clayton Rich of Garland; Jennifer Jones of Pink Hill, and Melissa Britt of Orrum.
| From: Momentum Transport
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport, the nation’s premier auto and freight transport provider, recently earned the Better Business Bureau’s highest ranking possible – receiving a grade of A+. After a recent change in the BBB grading system (replacing grades of ‘satisfactory’ or ‘unsatisfactory’ with grades ranging from A+ to F), Momentum received an upgrade from its prior rating of ‘satisfactory.’
| From: Southern Bleacher Company
GRAHAM, Texas, June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Routinely recognized as an industry leader for their implementation of cutting edge technologies and delivering exceptional value, Southern Bleacher and project partner Aztec Galvanizing Services recently received their 3rd Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing award. The award, bestowed annually by The American Galvanizers Association (AGA), is awarded to only the premier manufacturers in the world that employ industry-leading galvanizing processes.
| From: Charlie Allen Restorations
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An 1870s Shingle Style home that was renovated and restored by Charlie Allen Restorations (CAR), the Cambridge, MA-firm specializing in remodeling period homes, has been awarded a Historic Preservation Award from the Cambridge Historical Commission (CHC). The Washington Avenue property is the fourth local remodeling project by Charlie Allen Restorations to be recognized by the CHC. The award was presented in a ceremony at the Old Cambridge Baptist Church on Thursday, May 21.
| From: Momentum Transport
HOUSTON, Texas, May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second straight year, Momentum Transport — the nation’s premier auto and freight transport provider — has earned the Better Business Bureau’s coveted Winner of Distinction award, presented in recognition of Momentum Transport’s superior commitment to ethics, overall excellence, and quality in the workplace.
| From: Georgia Association of Business Brokers
ATLANTA, Ga., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite economic turmoil, 14 members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers earned membership to the prestigious Million Dollar Club for 2008. Each year the GABB, the state’s only professional association dedicated to buying and selling business, recognizes the state’s outstanding business brokers.
| From: Napatech Inc.
BERLIN, Germany, April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Red Herring has selected Napatech as a winner of the Red Herring 100 Europe, an award given to the top 100 private technology companies based in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region each year. Red Herring’s lists of top private companies are an important part of the publication’s tradition of identifying new and innovative technology companies and entrepreneurs.
| From: Affiliate Media, Inc.
IRVINE, Calif., April 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Affiliate Media, Inc. (AMI), a recognized leader in the worldwide online affiliate marketing space, has been named among the winners of the 2008 Presidential Awards by prominent management consulting organization MAP (Management Action Programs).
| From: JIT Toyota-Lift
BUFFALO, N.Y., March 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) recently awarded JIT Toyota-Lift the Silver Circle Award for its performance in 2008. JIT Toyota-Lift is one of 10 elite recipients of this distinguished award and was selected from TMHU’s nationwide network of 68 dealers and 189 dealership locations.
| From: ORCS Web, Inc.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scott Forsyth, Director of Technology for ORCS Web, has been nominated by the Executive Alliance for the Information Security Executive (ISE) of the Year Southeast 2009 award. The award, which recognizes information security executives and project teams for outstanding achievement in risk management, data asset protection, compliance, privacy, and network security, is one of the most widely recognized awards for IT security executives.
| From: GlassesUSA
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the American economy rebuilds itself, consumers are more frugal with their money. They are hitting the internet to look for deals and also to find customer-to-customer ratings of various stores including e-commerce sites. GlassesUSA.com, an e-commerce optical store now based in Brooklyn, New York, is the latest company to receive BizRate’s customer certified medal rating.
| From: Native American Olympic Team Foundation
DENVER, Colo., March 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olympic skier Suzy Chaffee will be honored at the 35th Annual Sportswomen of Colorado Hall of Fame Awards banquet at Denver’s Marriott Tech Center Hotel on March 8. Suzy deserves the ‘Pioneer Award’ for birthing freestyle skiing, Title 1X and inspiring ski areas to share the joy of skiing with tribal youth, said Joan Birkland, executive director.
| From: National Association of Record Industry Professionals
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb, 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The winners are in! Chop Shop’s Alexandra Patsavas, Live Nation’s Creighton Burke and Universal Music & Video Distribution’s Jim Urie won by a landslide in the 2009 Best of the Biz List from NARIP (National Association of Record Industry Professionals), which recognizes excellence and high professional standards in our business. NARIP’s list identifies top-level executive talent and know-how in major areas of the record and music industries.
Starlight Children’s Foundation New England Hosts Afternoon Tea to Honor Gary and Judi Vaillancourt of Vaillancourt Folk Art
| From: Starlight Children's Foundation
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation New England is hosting a special Valentine’s event, Purses & Pearls, A Classic English Afternoon Tea, at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston on Saturday, Feb. 14 from 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. At the Tea, Starlight is honoring Gary and Judi Vaillancourt of Vaillancourt Folk Art with its prestigious Heart of Gold Award to acknowledge the couple’s longstanding commitment to seriously ill children in New England.
| From: Jimmy Jazz
BALTIMORE, Md., Dec. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban clothing and shoe retailer, was recently voted as Best Place to Buy Sneakers in the City Paper’s annual Best of Baltimore issue. ‘Your achievement helps highlight the strength of Baltimore’s vibrant and expanding economy and the superior goods and services that the city has to offer,’ stated Maryland Governor, Martin O’Malley in a letter of achievement.
| From: Philatron International
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Philatron International and CEO, Founder, and Owner, Phillip M. Ramos, Jr. were honored with yet another award for its outstanding business. On November 19th, Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ) awarded Philatron International, Medium Size Family Owned Business of the year. During the 9th annual business award ceremony OCBJ recognized the company for its commitment to helping outside community organizations through charity.
Napatech Received the National Ernst and Young ‘Entrepreneur Of The Year 2008’ Award for Venture Backed Innovation
| From: Napatech Inc.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thursday evening in Copenhagen, Napatech received the prestigious national Ernst & Young ‘Entrepreneur Of The Year 2008’ award in the category ‘Venture Backed Innovation.’ The award was based on Napatech’s success in establishing itself as a leading vendor in the important US marketplace, and on the importance of Napatech’s 10GbE technology used in many segments for real-time data analysis.
| From: Phoenix Construction Group, Inc.
WATERTOWN, Mass., Nov. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix Construction Group, Inc. (PCGI), one of Greater Boston’s premier residential and commercial design/build firms, has won two 2008 Contractor of the Year (COTY) Awards. In a ceremony held on November 5, the Watertown-based company received the COTY Gold Award for Best Commercial Project and the Silver Award for Best Residential Specialty Space.
| From: PCE Health and Fitness
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Nov. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The LifeSpan rowing machine, made by PCE Health and Fitness received the Seal of Excellence award in a review of best fitness equipment for 2008-09. In its annual review of fitness equipment, ShapeYou.com awarded the top rated LifeSpan Rowing Machine a Seal of Excellence in the best fitness equipment gear category. The rowing machine was reviewed by a team of fitness experts.
| From: Interim HealthCare
SUNRISE, Fla., Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interim HealthCare, the nation’s largest provider of home care and health care staffing services, announced the recipients of the ‘National Quality Awards’ for 2008 at their annual National Clinical Symposium meeting in Savannah, Georgia. The awards recognize Interim home care offices for patient satisfaction, and Medicare-certified offices for performance on CMS public measures of quality.
| From: Sales Talent Inc.
SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sales Talent Inc. was named a Fastest-Growing Private Company by the Puget Sound Business Journal at an invitation-only event which drew more than 500 people to Qwest Field on Oct. 23. At the awards event, all 100 companies that made the list were honored and the rankings were announced. The 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies are listed, with select companies profiled, in a special publication of the Business Journal on Oct. 24.
| From: Mitchell Construction Group
MEDFIELD, Mass., Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mitchell Construction Group, Inc., a multi-award winning design and renovation firm located in Medfield, is pleased to announce they are the recipient of two 2008 Gold Contractor of the Year (CoTY) Awards from the Eastern Massachusetts National Association of the Remodeling Industry (EM NARI) in the categories of Best Kitchen Remodeling and Best Exterior Renovation.
| From: Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn
OWENSBORO, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Because of Moonlite’s stunning set of victories, the Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn, a Kentucky Tradition in Owensboro Kentucky since 1963, will be inducted into the Kentucky’s Best Hall of Fame; the category of Kentucky’s Best Barbecue will be retired from the magazine’s reader poll.
| From: CheapOair
NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CheapOair Wins Hitwise U.S. Top 10 Award for the quarter ending July – September 2008. During this period, CheapOair ranked No. 10 based on market share of visits among all U.S. websites in the Hitwise Travel Agencies industry.
| From: Philatron International
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Philatron International and CEO, Founder, and Owner, Phillip M. Ramos, Jr. were honored at the 2008 Latino Business Association Annual SOL awards as top business of the year. Top business with over $5 million in sales.
| From: Dee Dee Phelps
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Altergate Publishing announced today that author Dee Dee Phelps’s ‘Vinyl Highway’ (ISBN: 978-1934321751) is a finalist in the National USA Book News Best Book Awards Autobiography category. Vinyl Highway goes on tour across the 1960’s in this humorous chronicle of destiny and rock-and-roll, as 18-year old Mary transforms from shy college student to hit singer/songwriter, half the singing team Dick and Dee Dee, one of the most popular recording duos of the era.