Monday, November 7, 2011

BBB Anniversary Recap

In celebration of the Kansas City Better Busienss Bureau's 95th anniversary, we hosted an awards ceremony in honor of longtime BBB Accredited Businesses.

We first had a Meet & Greet hour, during which our Accredited Business owners and reps could mingle with us and others.

During the meet & greet, there was a live Jazz band.

During the meal, our Chairman of the Board, Aaron Brown, Customer Relations Manager for Nebraska Furniture Mart, spoke on the importance of BBB history.

Our Keynote speaker, Kathy Pickering, Vice President of the H&R Block's Tax Institute, spoke on business taxes and what's in' store for small businesses.

President of the Better Business Bureau, David Buckley, gave report on the BBB's financial history and some of our activities in the past 95 years.

As dinner winded down, we presented our longtime BBB Accredited Business. Our Director of Accreditation Dustin Johnson gave descriptions of the company's commitment marketplace ethics over the years while President David Buckley presented the awards.

Accredited Businesses with more that 50 years of continued support to the Better Business Bureau include:
Arthur Fels Company 
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
Dean Machinery Co.
First Federal Bank of Kansas City
Ford Motor Company - Kansas City
Helzberg Diamonds Shops, Inc.
Hovey Williams L.L.P.
James B. Nutter and Co.
John A. Marshall Company
The Kansas City Star
McConnell & Associates Corp
Missouri Peace Officers Association
Pace Products Inc.
Roto-Rooter Plumbing & Drain Service
Shawnee Steel & Welding Inc.
Standard Improvement Company
Strasser True Value
Tivol Plaza Inc.
Victor Ross & Company Realtors
Vita Craft Corporation

Businesses that have given 25 years of continued Support: A F C Heating & Cooling, ABC Home Heating & Cooling, LLC, Able Auto Service, Arctic Air Heating & Cooling Company, Arrow Truck Sales Inc., Banks Pool & Spa Design, Beaver Foundation Repair, Bernstein-Rein Advertising, Inc., Blue Ridge Mazda, Blue Springs Ford, Blue Springs Truck Line Inc, Boan Heating & Cooling Inc., Bob D. Campbell & Company, Boelte-Hall, LLC, Bratton Bros Contracting Inc, Burke Travel Inc, Casey Brothers Sinclair Inc., Cates Service Co., Celebrity China & Crystal, City Wide Remodelers, Claymark Homes, Inc., Comcast Cable, Cottman Transmission Center, Cox Roofing, Credit Motors Inc., Dade Remodeling, Dave Cross Motors Inc, Don Kahan Motors, Enterprise Leasing Company of KS, LLC, Family Tree Nursery, Firestone Tire Service Centers, Foley Belsaw Company, Galen Boyer Motors Inc, Gary Crossley Ford Inc., George's Imports Ltd, Gerber Moving & Storage, Glitters Fine Jewelry, Grandview Furnace Company, Grant Renne & Sons Inc, Gunter Pest Management Inc., Industrial Lumber Company Inc., J&R Asphalt Paving & Concrete, Jewelry Arts Inc., Johnson County Guttering Co., Kansas City Chiefs Football Club, Kimbrough Roofing Inc., Larry L. Vaught Roofing Inc., Lee's Summit Honda, McCarthy Blue Springs Nissan Inc., Meredith Corp, Merriam Body Shop Inc., Meyers Turf Farms Inc., MHC Kenworth, Midwest Carpet Center Inc, Morse Chevrolet Company, Overland Park Jeep Inc., Ozark National Life Insurance, Patricia Stevens Model & Talent Agency, Pinnacle Career Institute, Posty Cards Inc, R. Trusty Construction Co., LLC., Reddi Services Inc., Renner Supply Co/Delden Mfg., Rob Sight Ford Lincoln, Roe Body Shop, Inc. Rosehill Gardens Inc., Seeburg Mufflers of MO Inc., Speak Family Legacy Chapels, Inc., Star Motors LTD, The AMCO Solution, Throroughbred Ford Inc, Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc., Wisner Concrete & Crack Repair, Witter Plumbing & Electrick, Wright Dental Care.

Thanks for all your support through the years, 
BBB Staff

1 comment:

  1. It's good to see that some Kansas City heating and cooling companies made the list! I've always had great experiences with our local businesses. Congratulations to all of the recognized companies.