Nominate Your Business for BBB Award for Excellence
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November 2, 2012 - Tyler, TX - Nominate your business for the 2013 BBB Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, January 30, 2013.  All BBB Accredited Businesses who have a physical location within the nineteen (19) counties served by BBB Central East Texas are eligible to be nominated and to receive a prestigious BBB Award for Excellence.

BBB will present the BBB Awards for Excellence to two (2) companies who exemplify ethical behavior and display integrity in all aspects of their operations; toward their employees, vendors, customers, and within their community. Winners are chosen by an independent panel of judges. Nominations will be accepted until November 30, 2012.

“The mission of the Awards Program is to promote both the importance of ethical business practices and the willingness and efforts made by outstanding businesses to ensure our marketplace remains fair and honorable to everyone”, said Mechele Agbayani Mills, president and CEO of BBB Serving Central East Texas. “Today more than ever it’s necessary that we spotlight and celebrate companies in our region who operate with integrity in all aspects of their operations. “


The 2012 award recipient for companies with twenty five or less was Travel Masters. The 2012 award winner for companies with more than twenty five employees was Traditions Restaurant.

Finalists and winners will be announced at the BBB Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony which will be held on January 30 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 the Holiday Inn Express on South Broadway in Tyler.

For the first time, the BBB Student of Integrity Scholarship will be awarded to a high school student who has demonstrated exceptional character, leadership, and ethical values, providing him or her with the opportunity to continue their education beyond high school and become a future leader.

To nominate a business, go to, and download the nomination form, or contact Olga Mondragon at (903) 581-5888 ext. 100.  To purchase tickets or for other information regarding the BBB Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon, please contact Melissa Isham, Director of Administration at (903) 581-5888 ext. 109 or


About BBB 

BBB is an unbiased nonprofit organization that sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior. Businesses that earn BBB Accreditation contractually agree and adhere to the organization’s high standards of ethical business behavior. The BBB provides objective advice, free BBB Business Reviews and BBB Wise Giving ReportsTM on charities and educational information on topics affecting marketplace trust. To further promote trust, your BBB also offers dispute resolution services for consumers and businesses. The first BBB was founded in 1912. Today, 114 BBBs serve communities across the U.S. and Canada. Please visit for more information

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