Joe Paterno honored with Dick Enberg Award posthumously

By: Tucker HarringtonLegendary former Penn State head football coach is being honored posthumously with the Dick Enberg Award. NBC Sports reports Paterno was actually voted as the winner of this prestigious award in March of 2011, but he was unable to attend the honorary ceremony last summer. Paterno's son Jay Paterno was on hand to accept the award on his father and family's behalf recently in St. Louis. Jay spoke candidly about his father and what the award w...
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Martin Scorsese wins RealD Innovation in 3D award at CinemaCon

By: Jonathan BennettLegendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese was recently awarded with the RealD Innovation in 3D Award during CinemaCon in Las Vegas. Scorsese won the prestigious award for his Academy Award-winning child's film, "Hugo."Scorsese was honored by the recognition, as he is relatively new to the art of creating 3D films."I had a fascination with 3D that goes back to the View-Master. I'd always dreamed of making a film in 3D. It's like a co...
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Award Ideas for Mom

By: Abigail RichardsMother's Day is quickly approaching and will be here before you know it. There are plenty of go-to gifts that kids can give mom including homemade cards and treats, flowers or a coupon book saying what chores they'll do. However, a really special way to honor mom is with personalized awards.All mothers would love to receive a stylish and customized award from their families as this is the gift that keeps on giving. A mother will be so surprised b...
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Sean Penn honored for his work in Haiti

By: Tucker HarringtonSean Penn was once best-known for his movie roles, but now the actor is being honored for his humanitarian work. E!Online reports Penn was recently honored with the 2012 Peace Summit Award for his role in supporting Haiti after the massive earthquake it sustained back in January 2010.According to the source Penn is the first non-Haitian to be designated an ambassador-at-large for Haitian president Michel Martelly. He is also the CEO of the J/P Haitian Rel...
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Associated Press wins three trophies at 73rd Overseas Press Club Awards

By: Jonathan BennettAssociated Press photographers took home some of the most sought after awards during the 73rd Overseas Press Club Awards (OPC) ceremony on April 25. AP photographer David Guttenfelder took home two of the three awards presented to the organization.Guttenfelder is the chief Asia photographer for the AP, and he took home the Feature Photography Award for his work showing the closed society in North Korea through his photos. He was also honored with the Olivi...
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MTV Movie Awards roll out 12 new categories

By: Abigail RichardsonThe 2012 MTV Movie Awards will take place on June 3 and the creators behind the fun award show recently announced 12 new categories. According to MTV.com the new categories include Best On-Screen Transformation, Best Gut-Wrenching Performance, Best Cast and Best On-Screen Dirt Bag. Pop and indie band Fun. has already signed on to perform during the upcoming show."The Movie Awards are all about celebrating the most popular films and performances from...
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Comedy Awards set to showcase the best in what’s funny

By: Tucker HarringtonPresenters and talent set to hit the stage during the second annual Comedy Awards were recently announced. The show will take place on April 28 and funny guys and gals committed to appear include Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan, Will Arnett and Maya Rudolph.Other big name stars set to attend include Tina Fey, Kristen Wiig and the rest of the "Bridesmaids" cast, while Chevy Chase, Amy Poehler and Louis CK will also be in the audience and on stage, accor...
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Miami Billfish tournament winners bring home pride, FineAwards.com custom crystal awards

By: Jonathan BennettThe Miami Billfish Release Tournament was recently held in Miami and event goers of all ages were able to take in the festivities while finding out who caught and released the most and biggest Billfish. The two-day tournament began with a Cannon Downrigger Kick-Off Party with plenty of food, dancing and good times all around. After a night of partying, the real excitement began. Fishing hopefuls gathered their gear and got their boats ready, and set o...
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Harpoon Brewery wins Boston Green Business Award

By: Tucker HarringtonBeing green does not typically come to mind when talking about making beer, but the Harpoon Brewery recently proved it's possible to make a great tasting brew in an environmentally friendly way. The company was honored on April 19 with a 2012 Boston Green Business Award by Mayor Thomas Menino.Harpoon was recognized by these awards for its sustainability program that consists of waste reduction, responsible chemical use and operational efficiency meas...
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Chaz Bono honored during recent GLAAD Awards

By: Abigail RichardsThe Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) recently held its 23rd annual Media Awards, which honor the top names in the entertainment industry who have made a point to stand up for gay, lesbian and transgender individuals. The Press Association reports two of the awards of the night went to Chaz Bono who was born a daughter named Chastity to Cher and Sonny Bono before making the change to a man in 2009.TMZ reports Chaz decided to be open durin...
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