Posted 6/10/2013 12:00 am
Suddenlink’s Jonesboro and Russellville systems have placed as finalists in the 2013 Beacon Awards for the company’s Arkansas Green Team’s recycling of electronic waste. The program has collected 175 tons of waste to date and continually collects items for environmentally safe disposal. The national competition recognizes excellence in communications and public affairs throughout the cable industry and features an extensive judging process.
Sparks Health System of Fort Smith has received the Get With the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The award acknowledges Sparks’ success in stroke care and adherence to nationally accepted guidelines. This is the third year Sparks has achieved Stroke Gold Plus status and the eighth year the hospital has been recognized by the Get With the Guidelines program.
Alltel Wireless has received an award from the Competitive Carriers Association for excellence in radio advertising. The company was honored specifically for its Zombie No Contract radio advertisement. The winners were announced at the Competitive Carriers Global Expo 2013, the industry’s sole event focused on the competitive carrier network.
Ritter Communications in Jonesboro has received Silver LEED Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The company’s facility, designed by local architecture firm Brackett Krennerich, houses more than 100 employees.
Alliance Rubber Co. of Hot Springs has received a Governor’s Award for Excellence in Global Trade in the category of medium-sized manufacturers. The awards showcase the state’s top exporters in four categories and were selected by the Arkansas District Export Council, made up of Arkansas business, education and political leaders.