2017 Award Finalists

Congratulations to our 10 Final Nominees for the 2016 Ethics in Business Award!
Local businesses & organizations that “do well by doing good.”

Brunner & Associates
Brunner & Associates is a full service pipe organ building, rebuilding, and service company located near Lancaster, in Southeastern Pennsylvania.  Since 1981 we have built a reputation for quality workmanship, careful attention to detail, and creativity.  Our staff of six organ builders and technicians has a combined experience of over 70 years working on pipe organs and other musical instruments.  We are all dedicated to the pursuit of excellence and passionate about the organ.

M&R Auto Center
Earl Martin opened M&R’s doors in 1982. He was a one man auto repair shop with a thirst for providing quality auto repair at an affordable price. Little by little his customer base grew, and more services were available with the help from new employees and family. A carlot and bodyshop were opened all in 1 location. M&R outgrew the building located at 601 E Ross, and in 2003 Earl built brand new shop just across the street to better accommodate the increasing business. Today, M&R Auto employs people who strive to give you a warm family feeling while providing a multitude of automotive services. Ryan Martin, Earl’s son, is now the 2nd generation owner of M & R Auto. Ryan is willing to help anyone through their automobile repair or replacement process. Amy, Earl’s daughter, manages the office and book keeping of the business. Stewart, Earl’s grandson, can also be seen around the shop. He’s following in his uncle’s and grandpa’s foot steps. Stop in anytime. We’d love to see you.

The people at Scheffey provide the thinking and doing to take your business further. We help strengthen organizations by combining thoughtful analysis with focused creativity to deliver powerful marketing tools and integrated programs that reach prospects & customers, build awareness, generate leads, drive traffic, increase sales and enhance profitability. That’s what Scheffey is all about. Take some time to explore our website to learn about our team, our values, our expertise and our work. If you decide that Scheffey can add value to your organization, let’s start with a conversation.

Shady Maple
For more than 40 years Shady Maple has been a company based on faith in God, commitment to community and value to our customer. Our Values of Faith, Truth, Integrity, Initiative, Compassion and Authenticity are the roots of who we are. Our Vision of Serving ALL with Honor and Integrity is rooted in our values. In our Mission To Serve Others Each Day we will Create Experiences of Joy and Celebration, Act with Integrity, Give Generously, Provide Solutions, Be Reliable, Act Willingly and Speak Life.

Simon Lever
Our mission is to enrich the lives of our employees, clients, and community by delivering unrivaled professional services that demonstrate our creativity, integrity, and expertise — driving opportunity, profitability and bottom line results in all that we do, everyday.  We will start by getting to know you. You do the talking, we will do the listening. We will bring creativity, integrity, and expertise to offer solutions to you and your business, to help you meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in an ever-changing environment.  Our reputation, which has been built over the last 60 years, lies in building long standing and lasting relationships with our clients and a focus on delivering value in all we do, everyday. We share our knowledge and expertise to help you reach the goals you set for your business or personal needs. We have a long history of delivering value-added professional services to our clients, that are rooted in the founding principles of our firm.

The Stroopie Company
The Stroopie Co. was established in 2008 in Lancaster, PA. The Stroopie Co. has two main goals as a social enterprise: to support refugees who are starting over in Lancaster by providing meaningful employment and to make high quality Stroopies to sell in Lancaster and all over the US.  Currently, The Stroopie Co. makes an average of 3,000 Stroopies each week. The companies goal is to scale to have more impact and create more meaningful jobs for refugees in the Lancaster area. It is viewed as success to have refugee employees either move up in leadership positions in the company, or equal success if the Stroopie Co. is used as a spring board to leap into other occupations after acclimating to the culture and language.  To help accomplish this goal, refugee employees working in The Stroopie Co. are offered an English class taught by a certified ESL teacher after lunch as a benefit.

Touch of Color Flooring
Touch of Color Flooring & Touch of Color Design Group were founded on the simple principle of taking care of customers. We started with humble roots back in 2002 with a goal to ensure 100% customer satisfaction on every sale. Our vision was to become the best place to buy flooring in Central PA. Our first location was in a rough part of town, so a retail showroom was not even a consideration. We utilized a mobile showroom then, taking hand samples of various products to customer’s homes, where they could make their design selections there. Fast forward to today, we still have the same principles, goals, & vision. We have stuck to our roots, never forgetting that the customer is the real boss of all of us, no matter how large our company grows. We are proud to say that we employ over 50 people throughout PA, & NJ, & KS. All of us here at Touch of Color appreciate any opportunity we have to serve our customers… building a better home, one floor at a time.

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Teen Depression & Suicide

Implementing a proven teen-screening program in Lancaster County schools that identifies students struggling with depression, suicidal thoughts, anxiety and substance use.

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Child Sexual Abuse

Expanding the Center’s nationally-recognized Safe Church Program that provides education and training to future pastors, volunteers and staff working with children.

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Ethics in Business

We shine the spotlight on local businesses and organizations that “do well by doing good,” while our annual program provides resources for people looking to establish ethics best practices.

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