Three local businesses were voted the winners of Better Business Bureau's 2011 Business of the Year Torch Awards.
Alaska: University Chevron of Fairbanks
Oregon: Willoughby Hearing Aid Centers of Portland
Western Washington: Andelcare of Bellevue
BBB's Business of the Year Torch Awards honor local businesses of high integrity. After being nominated by the public for demonstrating exemplary business practices, winners were selected by judges from various third party organizations. Award judges scored business finalists on community involvement, customer service and innovative business practices.
2012 Awards: BBB serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington is now accepting nominations for the 2012 Business of the Year Torch Awards. Visit akorww.bbb.org/boyawards for more information.
Scholarships: In conjunction with Business of the Year, BBB Foundation announces the winners of BBB’s $1,000 Students of Integrity Scholarships:
Alaska: Hunter Dean of Palmer High School
Oregon: Lauren White of Sisters High School
Western Washington: Sarah O'Sell of Inglemoor High School