Annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund dinner celebrates best in fashion

By: Abigail RichardsThe annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund dinner took place on November 13, and the biggest names in the industry got together to celebrate. TheDailyBeast.com reports the event is in its ninth year and works to provide money and mentoring to promising up and coming designers. The night also showcases the top designers in the fashion industry and honors them with various awards.Ten finalists were up for the top awards of the night and ultimately, Greg Chait, a kni...
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Tesla’s Model S honored with prestigious award

By: Jonathan BennettTesla Motors was recently honored with one of the most important recognition awards in the auto industry, for its Model S. The vehicle was named Motor Trend's 2013 Car of the Year, one of the top awards a vehicle and a company can be given, The Associated Press reports.The Model S received unanimous praise and votes from an elite panel of Motor Trend judges and guest judges. This is the first time in Motor Trend history that a vehicle was selected una...
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Mike Trout, Bryce Harper take home Rookie of the Year honors

By: Tucker HarringtonBaseball season may be over, but the awards are still coming in hot. ESPN reports Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels and Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals were recently named the top rookies of MLB. Trout took home the prestigious award in the American League while Harper won the recognition for the National League.Mike Trout Trout, 21, has a lot to be proud of, as he is the youngest player to ever receive the AL rookie of the year award and he d...
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Award ideas for teaching kids to give back

By: Jonathan BennettPart of raising well-rounded children has to do with instilling good values into the kids from a young age. In today's society, many youngsters spend ample time playing the latest gaming consoles or using their smartphones to text and surf the web. Even though it's nice that many parents are able to buy their kids these new items, it may also make the children less likely to realize others are not as fortunate as they are.A great way for parents ...
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Young stars win big at MTV EMA Awards

By: Tucker HarringtonThe 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards recently took place in Frankfurt, Germany, and a slew of American pop stars took home the top prizes. CBS News reports Taylor Swift and newly single Justin Bieber were among the biggest winners of the night.Swift was able to beat out fellow crooner Rihanna for the Best Female award, while Bieber took home the same award in the men's category. Rihanna did not take home any honors, even though she was nominated for five...
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Gabby Douglas honored with more praise

By: Abigail RichardsGymnast Gabby Douglas is continuing to have one of the best years of her young career. CBS News reports Douglas, who won multiple gold medals during the Summer Olympics in London, was recently named Sportswoman of the Year as well.The award, given out to one individual athlete and one team, is presented by the Women's Sports Foundation. Douglas was honored with one of these prestigious recognition awards due to her spirit, her dedication and her posit...
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Manhattan Software wins two prestigious awards

By: Abigail RichardsManhattan Software, a leader in the real estate and facility management software market, was recently honored for its commitment to the field. The company was honored with two recognition awards from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) during its annual conference in San Antonio Texas.The 2012 IFMA's World Workplace Conference & Expo brings out the top names in the industry. Manhattan Software took home awards in the Distingui...
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Employee recognition goes a long way

By: Jonathan BennettIn today's workforce, many people admit to feeling underappreciated by their peers or higher-ups. Although not everyone is going to be happy on the job every day, companies may want to try to improve the overall spirit in the office in order to improve the environment and reduce how many people leave.There are many ways to show employees their work isn't going unnoticed and it can be as simple as sending out an email praising certain workers attr...
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Businesses, residents honored for “being green” in Medford

By: Tucker HarringtonThe town of Medford in Massachusetts has been encouraging businesses and residents to be greener. This year, the town held its first Medford Green Awards in order to honor those who have made a positive difference for the environment, The Boston Globe reports.The recipients were announced recently during the town's Harvest You Energy Festival. A total of 11 businesses and 10 residents were honored for being green and each received a recognition award...
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Stars step out for fashion accessories

By: Abigail RichardsThe 16th annual ACE Awards in New York City recently took place and big name stars came out in their best outfits to show support for the fashion industry. Celebrity-Gossip.net reports gorgeous actresses like Julianne More and Katrina Bowden were in attendance to enjoy the fun filled event.Other celebrities like Olivia Wilde also turned up to show support. ACE, or Accessories Council, is a nonprofit organization established in 1995 to help "stimulate ...
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