River Region Ethics Accepting Nominations

Montgomery, AL – River Region Ethics in Business, along with the Samaritan Counseling Center, Inc., announced that they are currently accepting nominations for the 2014 River Region Ethics in Business and Public Service Awards. The nominations will be accepted through January 10, 2014.

Conducted in collaboration with Auburn University Montgomery’s Schools of Business and Sciences, the program honors small, medium, and large businesses, nonprofit organizations/public agencies and community leaders that stand apart in their dedication to the highest ethical standards in their approach to the workplace in the tri-county area.

Nominations may be made online through the program’s website at www.riverregionethics.com or by requesting nomination forms from The Samaritan Counseling Center at 262-7787.

Under the supervision of faculty, AUM business and public administration graduate students will research ethical policies and practices of up to six (6) nominees in each category. An independent selection committee made up of community leaders will review the final academic reports and designate three (3) finalists and one award winner in each category who will be honored at an awards luncheon in the fall of 2014.

River Region Ethics and the Samaritan Counseling Center present these awards in order to:

  • Foster a climate of ethical integrity in the community by recognizing ethical practices of businesses, organizations, and individuals
  • Promote awareness and education concerning ethical business and public service behavior
  • Heighten awareness regarding programs and services of The Samaritan Counseling Center available to strengthen families and organizations
  • Help fund scholarships for AUM business and public administration students

The 2013 recipients included Paragon Construction & Development, Inc.; Admiral Movers; Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood; Family Promise of Montgomery; and Edwin L. “Lanny” Crane.

Founded as a 501(c)3 organization in 1999, The Samaritan Counseling Center, Inc. provides mental health services, educational programming and consultative services to all in need in the River Region through a wellness-oriented philosophy, emphasizing mind, body, and spirit. For more information about The Samaritan Counseling Center and its services, visit copperwing8.sg-host.com.

About River Region Ethics:

The River Region Ethics in Business and Public Service Awards is a program of The Samaritan Counseling Center, Inc. in collaboration with Auburn University Montgomery’s School of Business and School of Sciences. The purpose of the program is to bring the importance of business and public service ethics to the forefront of communities throughout the River Region and to honor those individuals and companies that practice and believe in good ethics. It is hoped that businesses and agencies throughout the community will aspire to be considered for this award.

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