Crystal Awards can honor grandparents on September 9

By: Jonathan BennettGrandparents tend to hold a special place in kids' hearts as they are the people who are allowed to spoil them rotten with both love and fond memories. Although families probably say "thank you" to their grandparents on a regular basis, letting them know how much the kids care on September 9 may be even more special. This day is recognized as Grandparents Day around the nation.There are many ways to show love to grandmas and grandfathers on ...
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Minacs honored for its customer service

By: Jonathan BennettAditya Birla Minacs, a global business solutions company, was recently honored for its customer service from the International Business Awards (IBA). The company was selected as this year's Silver Stevie Award winner in the Customer Service Department of the Year Category.The awards are in their ninth year and are nicknamed the Stevies after the Greek word for "crowned.""Minacs is proud to receive this award as it's a direct reflec...
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Pat Summitt honored with Billie Jean King Legacy Award

By: Tucker HarringtonFormer University of Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt will be honored with an award from the US Tennis Association (USTA). NBC affiliate WBIR 10 reports Summitt was selected as this year's recipient of the Billie Jean King Legacy Award that is given out to a "person whose courage and contributions helped change the cultural landscape."Summitt will be honored along with wheelchair tennis pioneer Randy Snow and former USTA ...
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Optometrist selected as recipient of the Ohio State University Alumni Medalist Award

By: Abigail RichardsDr. Gerald E. Lowther was recently honored with a recognition award from his alma mater, Ohio State. The optometrist has traveled the world, taught at numerous colleges and has helped start optometry programs in two countries among other accolades, yet he never thought he'd receive one of these awards from his college, the Lancaster Eagle Gazette reports.The worthy doctor was humbled when he was told he would be awarded the Ohio State University Alumn...
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Give glass award during Labor Day events

By: Tucker HarringtonLabor Day weekend is just around the corner, and as it is the unofficial end of summer, most try to make the long weekend as fun as possible. Many times this includes hosting family barbecues, taking trips to the beach or meeting up with friends to hang out and enjoy the warm air while it lasts.For families looking to host an unforgettable backyard bash this Labor Day weekend, the key may be to run a variety of fun events and competitions. For people who ...
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NE Patriot Zoltan Mesko honored for commitment to community service

By: Tucker HarringtonNew England Patriots punter Zoltan Mesko has been busy practicing with his teammates as of late, but that doesn't mean he isn't making time to give back to his community. The Boston Globe reports the athlete was recently announced as this year's winner of the team's Ron Burton Community Service Award during the annual Kickoff Gala at Gillette Stadium.Mesko is well-deserving of the award as every Tuesday, without fail, the punter visits...
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Simon Pagenaud selected as IndyCar’s Rookie of the Year

By: Jonathan BennettSimon Pagenaud has a lot to celebrate as the French racecar driver was recently honored with the IndyCar's Rookie of the Year Award. Pagenaud is in his first official year driving on U.S. tracks and he clinched the rookie title this past Sunday with a seventh place finish - much better than any other rookie on the course, The Associated Press reports.Pagenaud was excited to receive one of the recognition awards and is looking forward to climbing up th...
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Marine biologist Barbara A. Block honored with Rolex Award for Enterprise

By: Tucker HarringtonMarine biologist Barbara A. Block entered the field nearly 30 years ago and has since had a hand in countless ground-breaking research within the industry. Block's commitment to life under the sea was recently recognized when she was honored with the Rolex Award for Enterprise, MassLive.com reports.Block was given one of the prestigious recognition awards along with $104,000 to put toward future projects for her work in preserving predatory marine an...
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Eva Longoria and George Lopez to host the NCLR ALMA Awards

By: Abigail RichardsThe National Council of La Raza (NCLR) ALMA Awards will be enlisting the help of the beautiful Eva Longoria and funnyman George Lopez as co-hosts of this year's show. It was recently announced the duo will act as the ring masters of the event for the third time.The NCLR official website reports the award show "honors outstanding Latino artistic achievement in television, film, and music and the enhancement of the Latino image in the entertainment...
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Detroit company wins award for computer training program

By: Jonathan BennettComputer technology continues to be one of the most important professions, especially as the machines are so heavily used in businesses around the globe. New Horizons Great Lakes recently announced that New Horizons Computer Learning Centers of Detroit was honored with two awards for its outstanding computer training program.The branch received the Highest U.S. Revenue Location of the Year award and the 2nd Highest Revenue Worldwide award."I'm ve...
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