Michael C. Fina Announces Winners of Third Annual Rose Awards

June 14, 2011 — Long Island City, NY – Michael C. Fina, a leading provider of global employee recognition programs and solutions, today unveiled the winners of the third annual Rose Awards. The awards, named in honor of company co-founder Rose Fina, celebrate best practices in employee recognition and recognize companies who engage their employees by fostering a culture of pride, integrity and respect.

This year’s Rose Awards program honors 14 diverse organizations in 9 categories. The winners represent a range of industries including health care, education, technology, energy and more. They were selected based upon a series of factors critical to the success of any employee recognition strategy, including employee participation/response rate, ease of program participation, reach of program, program administration/contact, communication & training, gift choices, use of technology, data delivery, enhancements/upgrades and recognition process/materials. “We feel very fortunate that we are able to partner with some of the most progressive companies across all industries,” said President Ashley Fina. “They understand how recognition improves overall business results and are true partners. We learn from them every day.”

The third annual Rose Award winners include –

Outstanding Service Anniversary Program by Industry

– Healthcare: Kaiser Permanente

– Transportation: J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.

– Consumer Goods: Altria

– Manufacturing: Michelin North America

– Education: Pearson

– Food & Beverage: Flowers Foods

Outstanding Global Recognition Program
Parker Hannifin

Outstanding Employee Nomination Program
Piedmont Natural Gas

Outstanding Safety Recognition Program
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.

Outstanding Total Recognition Strategy

Outstanding Employee Onboarding Program
Columbus Regional Healthcare System

Innovation in Recognition
The Paradies Shops

Charles Fina Power of Partnership
Walgreen Co.

“Partnering with Michael C. Fina has made our First Class Service Program a lot more rewarding for our 3,300+ family members!, said Jill Paradies of the Paradies Shops. “It’s true that when you deliver First Class Service to your internal customers, they are inspired and motivated to give your external customers a First Class Service experience each and every day. Bottom line, Michael C. Fina is one more reason The Paradies Shops will continue to realize our mission statement: To maintain First Class standards that exceed the expectations of the customers and business partners we serve.”

About Michael C. Fina
Michael C. Fina is a leading global incentives and rewards company, specializing in employee recognition. The company provides Fortune 500 organizations with innovative employee recognition programs and solutions that enhance performance and productivity, as well as the fulfillment of lifestyle gifts and rewards that celebrate key milestones and accomplishments. Popular programs include years-of-service, safety, performance, points, nominations, new arrivals and retirement.

Headquartered in New York since 1935, Michael C. Fina is a WBENC-certified women-owned business, as recognized by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council. Through their proven One Source Total Recognition®, Michael C. Fina delivers consistent, efficient and appropriate employee recognition programs that align with the business objectives and core values of an organization. For more information about Michael C. Fina employee recognition programs call (800) 999-3462, email e-mail protected from spam bots or visit www.mcfrecognition.com.

Meredith Falb
Michael C. Fina
718-609-8549 or e-mail protected from spam bots

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