Thursday, May 21, 2009

Soft Touch Photography nominated for BBB award!

Cindi from Soft Touch Photography on Harford Road has been nominate for 2009's BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence. Congratulations Cindi!

Finalists Announced in Better Business Bureau | Greater Maryland's 2009 Torch Awards for Marketplace Excellence

Baltimore, MD - May 21, 2009 - The Better Business Bureau | Greater Maryland will honor area businesses with their annual Torch Awards for Marketplace Excellence at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore's Mansion House on Wednesday, September 23, 2009.

After receiving more than 60 nominations, a panel of judges, comprised of representatives from previously honored firms, selected thirteen finalists. Winners will be announced live at the awards ceremony.

"It is with great satisfaction that we recognize these businesses, which include small and large employers, multi-generation family-owned and woman/minority-owned, for their efforts not just to meet expectations for fairness and honesty, but to exceed them," said Angie Barnett, president/CEO, BBB | Greater Maryland. "Each of these companies traded short-term sacrifices for long-term relationships and lasting reputations," she added.

Finalists in this year's competition are:

All Pro Placement Service, Inc., Timonium

Ascend One Corporation, Columbia

Chesapeake Irrigation Systems, Inc., Millersville

The Horse Inspired Growth and Learning Center, Inc., Parkton

Improvement Zone, Annapolis

Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing of MD, Columbia

Next Day Blinds, Jessup

Post & Beam Design/Build, Forest Hill

Sit, Stay & Play, Severn

Soft Touch Photography by Cynthia, Inc., Baltimore

Staff Quest, Inc., Owings Mills

The Thomas Roofing Company, Inc., Westminster

TurfValley Resort, Ellicott City

Event sponsors include AES Builder & Home Improvements, Inc., AT&T, Atlantic Financial Federal Credit Union, CareOne Services, Chapin Davis, IWIF Workers' Compensation Insurance, SmartCEO, Travel Advantage Network and Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP.

Please visit or contact Jody Thomas for more information or advance reservations. Calls can be directed to BBB at 410-347-3990 ext. 3018.