Uncommon Friends Foundation announces Business Ethics Award finalists

Expanded field of four finalists compete for Uncommon Friends Foundation's 2015 Business Ethics Award to be presented on October 27, 2015 in Fort Myers, Florida
Gale McBride Pavilion for Business Ethics and Character Education
Gale McBride Pavilion for Business Ethics and Character Education
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* Fort Myers - Florida - US

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Oct. 1, 2015 - PRLog -- The Uncommon Friends Foundation is pleased to announce an expanded field of four finalists for the 2015 Business Ethics Award. The finalists are:

CPR Tools

CRS Technology Consultants

Spiro & Associates Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations

The Smart Companies

As part of the final judging, finalists will participate in a panel at the 10th Annual Ethical Leadership luncheon hosted by Dean Robert Beatty and the Lutgert College of Business at Florida Gulf Coast University on October 23, 2015. The roundtable discussion will focus on the challenges Southwest Florida executives face in business and allow the finalists to discuss how they set and maintain ethical standards in their workplaces.  The winner will be announced at the Uncommon Friends Foundation annual gala, Uncommon Evening 2015, held October 27.

For the first time this year, the annual event will be held from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the new Gale McBride Pavilion at the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens, 2505 First Street, in downtown Fort Myers. Guests will step back in time to experience yesteryear’s high society of old Fort Myers. Following food and entertainment by the Fort Myers High School Jazz Band, the Character Education Champion Teacher Award will be presented and annual Uncommon Friends student scholarship winners will be announced.  The evening will culminate with the presentation of the Uncommon Evening 2015 Business Ethics award.

Past winners of the Business Ethics award include Sunshine Ace Hardware, Ted Todd Insurance, Hope HealthCare Services, Conditioned Air, Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, Shell Point Retirement Community, Bonita Bay Group, WilsonMiller, Inc., and HomeBanc Mortgage Corp.

Top sponsors of the 10th Annual Uncommon Evening are BB&T - Oswald Trippe and Company, Henderson Franklin Starnes & Holt, P.A., AFCO Premium Insurance Finance, Mrs. Berne Davis, Florida Gulf Coast University, CFS Roofing Services, Comcast, Conditioned Air, Chris-Tel Construction, Florida Weekly, and Wiltshire, Whitley, Richardson & English, P.A.

For information on tickets and sponsorships, contact Executive Director Angela Melvin at 239-337-9503 or at angela@uncommonfriends.org. Visit www.uncommonfriends.org for full sponsorship details. Click on, "Support UFF."

The Uncommon Friends Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1993, is dedicated to lifelong character building among today’s youth and business leaders. Its mission is to promote character education in schools, business ethics in the workplace and historic preservation of the Burroughs Home and James Newton Archives.

Angela Melvin
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