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BBB Accepting Nominations for 2023 BBB Awards for Excellence

TYLER – January 13, 2023 – Today BBB announces a call for nominations for the 2023 BBB Awards for Excellence, which honor businesses and charities who demonstrate superior integrity, reliability and trustworthiness. All BBB Accredited Businesses and Accredited Charities 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.

These awards are presented to BBB Accredited Businesses and Charities in recognition of their outstanding commitment to exceptional standards in relationships to their consumers, employees, suppliers, competitors, shareholders, and surrounding communities. Seven awards are presented to East Texas businesses and nonprofits, including one business start-up and one business which is owned by a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. 

“The BBB Award for Excellence is designed to not only promote the importance of building trust, but also the willingness and efforts made by outstanding businesses and charities to help contribute to an honorable marketplace.” Mechele Agbayani Mills, President and CEO of BBB Serving Central East Texas said. “The 2022 Awards were watched by over 100,000 viewers, and we are so grateful that we have the opportunity to shine a spotlight on and tell the stories of local businesses and non-profits who are role models in our community.”

Nominations for businesses are due February 12, 2023.  Any Accredited Business or Accredited Charity operating in BBB’s service area is eligible to be nominated. The East Texas community will select this year’s recipients via online vote. The 2023BBB Awards will be announced on KLTV in on May 7, 2023. 

Twenty-five organizations were nominated for the 2022 BBB Award for Excellence. The 2022 BBB Awards for Excellence recipients were:

Nonprofit Category: P.A.T.H. People Attempting to Help
Large Business Category:  Henry & Peters, P.C.
Mid-size Business Category:  Innovative Pest Control
Small Business Category: Moon Fencing
Spark Award Winner: The Mortgage House
Veteran-Owned Business:  Tyler Roofing Company

Individuals and business owners can nominate businesses by completing the nomination form found on For sponsorship information, please contact Ciarra Jennings, at (903)581-1403.



About Better Business Bureau: BBB is a nonprofit, non-governmental, business-supported organization that sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior. All BBB services to consumers are free of charge. BBB provides objective advice, free BBB Business Reviews on more than 4 million businesses, 11,000 Charity Reviews, dispute resolution services, alerts and educational information on topics affecting marketplace trust. BBB Serving Central East Texas was founded in 1985 and is one of approximately 100 local independent BBBs across North America. 

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