he Elk Valley Times, Wednesday March 19, 2003 Business
Four businesses honored with Torch Awards
“The Torch Award for Ethics honors businesses in six Tennessee counties, no matter how big or small, that make a demonstrable effort to promote ethical business practices,” and Kathleen Calligan, president/CEO of the BBB of Middle Tennessee/Southern Kentucky.
“These recipients are a testament to doing business the right way. As a result of their commitment to business ethics, each has a greater employee commitment, stronger customer loyalty and sustained long-term business success in their industry.”
This marks the first year the Fayetteville Area BBB office has held the Torch Awards for Ethics program. According to an independent panel of judges, the 2002-03 call for entries received over 50 nominations from the service area resulting in four recipients, 11 finalists and six-semi- finalist in four employee size categories.
The Better Business Bureau of Middle Tennessee, Fayetteville Area Branch is honored to recognize the following Recipients of “2003 Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics Award”:
Category 1, small employee (1-5 employees); Personal Touch Carpet Care, Fayetteville, David Sanders, owner.
The opening remarks of this company’s Torch Award entry states “Personal Touch is answering the call.”
David Sanders, owner of Personal Touch truly answers his customer’s calls. The company’s community involvement is legendary. Whether it’s giving seminars on what to do after a fire or tips on water damage after a storm to just cleaning your carpet after everyday living, Personal Touch is there for his customers. “Personal Touch Carpet Care has built a business reputation that says trust and quality. The only thing more impressive than the dozens of certificates and educational classes completed by David Sanders year after year to ensure he is the best are the hundreds of letters of recommendation and praise from customers”.