Wisconsin Better Business Bureau
Press Release

BBB Serving Wisconsin Extends Deadline for 2019 Torch Awards and Spark Awards Applications

 

By - Feb 27th, 2019 07:31 am

Milwaukee, Wis. – Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin (BBB) has extended its application deadline for both the Wisconsin Torch Awards for Ethics and Spark Awards for Entrepreneurship to March 8, 2019.

BBB urges Wisconsin businesses and non-profits of any industry and size who demonstrate strong, ethical business practices to apply.

The annual Torch Awards for Ethics were created to honor ethical Wisconsin companies and nonprofits who demonstrate high ethical standards and exemplify excellence in business practices. These organizations build trust among their employees, customers and their communities by advertising honestly, remaining transparent and honoring their promises.

2018 Wisconsin Torch Award recipients include Kerzner Remodeling & Construction, Badger Basement Systems, Health Payment Systems, Partnership Bank, Tundraland Home Improvements, West Bend Mutual Insurance Company, and ECE.

In its third year, the Spark Awards for Entrepreneurship recognize young Wisconsin entrepreneurial leaders who demonstrate a high level of character and connect with their communities. Business owners who are under the age of 35 before March 8, 2019 are eligible to apply.

2018 Spark Award recipients include Crystal Vista Window Cleaning, K&G Contractors and Weddings with a Twist.

Recipients of the 2019 Torch and Spark Awards will be recognized at the annual Torch Awards for Ethics luncheon on May 15, 2019 at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee.

Apply for the Torch Award here 

Apply for the Spark Award here 

For more information, visit torchawards.com or contact Amy Kutka at foundation@wisconsin.bbb.org or 414-847-6068.

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For more information or further inquiries, contact the Wisconsin BBB at www.bbb.org/wisconsin, 414-847-6000 or 1-800-273-1002. Consumers also can find more information about how to protect themselves from scams by following the Wisconsin BBB on TwitterFacebook and YouTube.

ABOUT BBB: For more than 100 years, the Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2017, people turned to BBB more than 160 million times for BBB Business Profiles on more than 5.2 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at bbb.org. There are local, independent BBBs across the United States, Canada and Mexico, including BBB Serving Wisconsin which was founded in 1939 and serves the state of Wisconsin.

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