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FGCU Business Ethics Invitational – May 9, 2020

Uncommon Friends Foundation is excited to participate in the FGCU Business Ethics Invitational on Saturday, May 9, 2020, from 9am – 1pm at the FGCU Lutgert College of Business.

High school teams are invited to solve an ethical challenge, with prizes going to the winning team! Lunch will be provided. Hope to see you there!  Each member of the winning team will receive a $500 scholarship for any continuing education, sponsored by Storm Smart and the Rist Family Foundation.

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Call for nominations for Uncommon Friends Foundation 2019 Business Ethics Award

Winner to be announced Nov. 14 at the Uncommon Evening Gala

PBS Contractors - Business Ethics Award

PBS Contractors, Inc. (last year’s Business Ethics Award winner) – L to R: Russell Budd, Bart Zino, Kimberly Ortegon and Mark Simmons

The Uncommon Friends Foundation has opened nominations for its 2019 Business Ethics Award that are due by September 1. Businesses in Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Hendry and Glades Counties who consistently demonstrate a system-wide commitment to high ethical business practices are eligible. Businesses can nominate themselves or be nominated by a third party. The online nomination form and detailed submission guidelines are available here.

Finalists will be announced after the close of nominations and will be honored guests at the annual FGCU Business Ethics Roundtable to be held on Wednesday, October 30 jointly hosted by Florida Gulf Coast University’s Lutgert School of Business and the Uncommon Friends Foundation. The recipient of the Business Ethics Award will be announced at the annual Uncommon Evening Gala to be held on Thursday, November 14 at the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens in downtown Fort Myers.

Celebrating its 26th anniversary, the Uncommon Friends Foundation is dedicated to lifelong character building among today’s youth and business leaders, as it inspires future leaders toward excellence of character, a spirit of innovation, and a sense of purpose. It is located at the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens on the waterfront in downtown Fort Myers that offers a sheltered pavilion and dazzling water views for public and private events and tours year round. To schedule events or tours, call Executive Director Jennifer Nelson at 239-337-9503 or email events@burroughshome.com or tours@burroughshome.com.

Call for Nominations for 2017 Business Ethics Award

Recipient to be announced Nov. 2 at Uncommon Evening

FORT MYERS, Fla.  (June 16, 2017) The Uncommon Friends Foundation has opened nominations for the 2017 Business Ethics Award, which are due no later than September 1, 2017. Businesses in any of Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Hendry and Glades Counties who consistently demonstrate a system-wide commitment to high ethical business practices are eligible. Businesses can nominate themselves or be nominated by a third party. The online nomination form and detailed submission guidelines are available at www.uncommonfriends.org. Independent judges will determine finalists and the winner.

Finalists will be announced in advance and honored at a special business ethics luncheon hosted by Florida Gulf Coast University’s Lutgert School of Business and the Uncommon Friends Foundation on November 1, 2017. The recipient of the Business Ethics Award will be revealed at the annual Uncommon Evening on Thursday, November 2 at the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens in Fort Myers.

The Uncommon Friends Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to lifelong character building among today’s youth and business leaders. It is located at the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens at 2505 First Street. Its waterfront Gale McBride Pavilion is available for public and private weddings and events. Public tours of the historic home are available by reservation. For more information, visit www.uncommonfriends.org or call 239-337-9503.

To nominate a company for the Uncommon Friends Business Ethics Award:
https://uncommonfriends.org/business-ethics/business-ethics-nomination-form/

CPR Tools President John Benkert accepts 2016 Business Ethics Award from Dr. Eric Dent.

CPR Tools President John Benkert accepts 2016 Business Ethics Award from Dr. Eric Dent.

 

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