Bruins’ Thomas unsurprisingly takes home the Vezina trophy at NHL Awards

By Jonathan Bennett Following a nail-biting National Hockey League (NHL) season, it came time to announce some of the best players on the ice this year. Proclaimed the hero of the Stanley Cup finals, Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas took home the Vezina Trophy, according to Fox News. This was the second time that Thomas has taken home the recognition award in the past three years.  It also appears as though Thomas is not done, despite having picked up numerous awards for...
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Canucks still take home recognition awards

By Tucker Harrington The National Hockey League (NHL) took to Vegas in order to honor the best players and managers of this season, and there were plenty of recognition awards to go around to the Vancouver Canucks. According to the Sports Network, Corey Perry took home the Hart Memorial Trophy, as he was recognized for being the most valuable member of his team, the Anaheim Ducks. Although they may have lost to the Bruins in the championship, there were still some awards han...
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Entergy Corporations wins recognition awards for its efforts with the pre-K curriculum

Tucker HarringtonEntergy Corporation was recently received the award for Public Affairs Campaign of the Year during the 2011 American Business Awards. The company was announced as the winner for its strong efforts in pre-kindergarten programs in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.While company executives noted what an honor it was to receive the recognition award, they were quick to point out that the real prize was a reliable education system, which could help bring a bett...
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Saba recognized with 2011 Launch Pad Award

 By Abigail Richards Saba, which provides People Cloud Applications for enterprise learning, talent management and collaboration solutions, announced that it has won the 2011 Launch Pad Award during the Enterprise 2.0 Conference. The recognition award is bestowed to companies that show the most promising innovations in social business software. The company works to provide learning management capabilities through social networking features, which have become integral in...
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Jefferson honorees pick up their recognition awards

By Tucker HarringtonRecipients of this year's Jefferson Awards, which are considered by some to be the top tier of prizes for public service, were recently on hand to pick up their recognition awards. According to the Washington Post, such high-profile recipients as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, actress Marlo Thomas and sports owner Jerry M. Reinsdorf accepted the prizes during a celebration at the National Building Museum in Washington. The news provider r...
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LiveOps recognized for its contact center platform

By Abigail RichardsIn today's day and age, it is important for businesses to go above and beyond in their offerings in order to generate an audience.LiveOps Incorporated, a contact center workforce that deals with a variety of organizations, announced that it recently won the 2011 Stevie American Business Award for New Telecommunications Product or Service of the Year for its On-Demand Contact Center Platform.Company executives noted that their workers have been tireless try...
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Solazyme takes home recognition award for its sustainability

In today's times, it is important for people to try and conserve energy as much as possible. Companies that show a high commitment to sustainability are frequently regarded as industry leaders and are sometimes recognized for their efforts.Solazyme Incorporated, a renewable oil and bioproducts company, was recently given the San Francisco Business Times Cleantech and Sustainability Award under the category of Fuels, Chemicals and Specialty Products.For their part, company ex...
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The first annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards shows familiar winners

Although the Critics Choice Awards are well-known in the entertainment industry, there is now an event that specifically allows the critics to pick the best that the small screen has to offer. According to CNN, the first annual Critics' Choice Television Awards were created in order to be a counterpoint for the Emmy Awards. While the event may be trying to differentiate itself from the Emmys, it appears as though there were a lot of familiar winners. The news provider report...
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Women in Films took place on Thursday

By Tucker HarringtonThe Women in Films, which honors women in the entertainment industry, took place this past Thursday in Beverly Hills, California, according to the Associated Press.There were five women who received the Crystal and Lucy Awards at this event including Annette Bening, CBS President Nina Tassler, Katie Holmes, director Pamela Fryman and cinematographer Reed Morano, according to the news provider.In Holmes' acceptance speech she thanked her husband, actor Tom...
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Performers announced for NHL Awards

By Abigail RichardsThe National Hockey League Awards, which honors the best hockey players in the past season, recently announced that country singer Dierks Bentley and electro pop group Far East Movement will be the two performers during the ceremony on June 22, according to Fox News.The two performers have songs that many hockey fans might know. During the NHL Conference Finals, Far East Movement's tune Rocketeer blasted though arenas. Bentley's song Am I The Only One orig...
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