Keynote speakers at employee recognition awards

By Abigail RichardsEmployee recognition awards have proven to be a good way to not only tell the people who work for you that they are appreciated but also make them strive to do their best in order to receive one of these honors.Another way to push individuals in the workplace is to let everyone know about the awards and have keynote speakers that some people would be honored to be recognized by while they were there. Keynote speakers, who know a lot about the business you a...
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CMA Awards scheduled for November 9

It was recently announced that this year's CMA Awards will be airing on the ABC network live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday November 9.This will be the 45th annual show for these recognition awards, which honors country music individuals in the industry."The CMA Awards recognizes the best in the format – that's what makes this 'Country Music's Biggest Night'," said Steve Moore, the CMA Chief Executive Officer. &qu...
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Bafta Cymru awards announced

By Jonathan BennettThe annual Bafta Cymrum awards were recently released at the ceremony held at Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff this past Sunday, according to BBC News.There were many winners of the night but the BBC's "Sherlock," which is the modern-day version of Sherlock Holmes, took home five of these recognition awards. The show received best television drama and Euros Lyn won for best director, two of the biggest awards to be honored with at this cere...
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Second annual Whalie Awards announced

By Tucker HarringtonThe 2nd annual Whalie Awards were reportedly a big hit at the Hygienic Art Park in New London, Connecticut, this past Saturday, according to the New London Patch.These recognition awards were started to bring local musicians together who would not usually meet, and also to showcase the range of New London music that is available to the public, according to the media outlet.The award show brings a lot of different people together, and also celebrates with p...
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Freddy Award winners announced

By Tucker HarringtonThe Freddy Awards, which honors high school students for their performances in theater locally, announced its winners this past Thursday, according to the Allentown Morning Call.Three different high schools had over 15 nominations each. "L'il Abner," a play performed by Whitehall High School was awarded with big recognition award of the night, best production of the year."I'm absolutely speechless," Billy Kranich, who played t...
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The Day receives several Connecticut Journalism Awards

The Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists awarded local news publications for their excellence in journalism over the past year. The Day was one of the many publications honored at the event, according to the weekly newspaper's website.In total, The Day left with 19 first-place awards, for both its publication and website, including general reporting, page one layout, editorial writing and sports column. In addition, Vicki Fulkerson won for sports news story fo...
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Girls honored with Girl Scout Gold Awards

By Jonathan BennettFive girls from Dexter, Michigan, were honored with the Girl Scout Gold Awards for their community service projects, according to the Dexter Patch.The Gold Award, which is the highest honor a Girl Scout can receive nationally, is only presented to 3 percent of girls across the country between the ages of 14 and 18.The girls from Dexter each did their own project. Elizabeth Aubuchon painted a mural on the walls of the food pantry. Another honored girl scout,...
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Law Enforcement Appreciation Awards honored individuals in Brooklyn

By Tucker HarringtonJacqueline Smith is the Police Athletic League Brooklyn Borough Director, and was honored at the 21st annual Law Enforcement Appreciate Awards, according to the Fort Greene Patch.Smith, who works with teenage gang members and other troubled youth from Bed-Stuy, Brownsville, and East New York, was one of seven individuals who were honored at these recognition awards, according to the media outlet.Smith told the news provider that she was shocked to receive ...
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Celebrities snag several FiFi Awards

By Tucker HarringtonFergie and Halle Berry were two of the several celebrities that received FiFi Awards for their original fragrances at the ceremony in New York City last night, according to NBC News in New York.Berry went home with the Elizabeth Taylor Celebrity Fragrance of the Year award and the Broad Appeal award for Pure Orchid. Mary J. Blige was also recognized with the Direct to Consumer Award. In her acceptance speech, she said that fragrances are a movement for wom...
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Webby Award host announced

By Abigail RichardsThe recipients of this year's Webby Awards have already been announced. Now, the host of the show, which will stream live on June 13, will be actress Lisa Kudrow, according to USA Today.Kudrow, who won a Webby herself this year for her role in Web Therapy, will be the emcee for the 15th annual web awards, which is known for its five-word acceptance speeches. Her online show also received a Webby for Best Comedy Long Form, according to the news source.&...
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