BBB | Greater Maryland presented two local businesses with its Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at the American Visionary Art Museum. The two companies, Hague Quality Water of Maryland, Inc.
and Empire Today
were each recognized for their dedication and commitment to BBB's Standards for Trust
in all aspects of their businesses.Medifast
topped Forbes magazine’s list of the 100 fastest-growing small public companies. Medifast achieved the number one spot for its $218 million in revenue and five-year sales and profit growth of 41 percent and 35 percent, respectively.
National Association of Women Business Owners named Monyka Berrocosa, MyCity4Her, Inc.
the 2010 Woman of the Year. This award recognizes Monkya for her dedication to business growth, employee development, owner and personal accomplishments, community involvement and advocacy for women in business.
Susan Katz, The Growth Coach Inc.
earned National Association of Women Business Owners' 2010 Rising Star Award. This award recognizes Susan as an emerging entrepreneurial woman business owner who has been in business less than two years and is already demostrating strong growth and is expected to sustain long term success through sound business practices and a commitment to excellence.
Congratulations! The following business executives have won a 2010 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award. Top 100 MBE Awards program honors outstanding women and minority business owners in the mid-Atlantic region.
Karen Barbour, The Barbour Group
Monyka Berrocosa, MyCity4Her, Inc.
April O'Koren-Wennerberg, Project Masters, Inc.
Deborah Stallings, HR Anew
Nancy Trimble-Oliver, Staff Quest, Inc
Ravi Waldon, Waldon Studio ArchitectsCFG Community Bank
is sponsoring The Maryland Zoo's "ZOOBOO," a Halloween event for local children, featuring trick-or-treating, a costume contest, games, crafts and pumpkin painting. Horse Inspired Growth & Learning Center
will host "Horses Help Women" on October 30, 2010 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. This day retreat is dedicated to helping women discover something they didn't know about themselves with a partner (horse) that will give an honest, in the moment feeback. For more information visit www.horseinspired.com