The Uncommon Friends Foundation is closing nominations for its 2018 Business Ethics Award on September 1. 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 Tuesday, October 23, 2018. The recipient of the Business Ethics Award will be announced at the annual Uncommon Evening on Thursday, November 8 at the historic Burroughs Home & Gardens in Fort Myers.
Companies that have already submitted nominations for 2018 are asked to call 239-337-9503 and confirm that their nomination has been received and is on file. Businesses in Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Hendry and Glades Counties who consistently demonstrate a system-wide commitment to high ethical business practices are eligible to apply. Businesses can nominate themselves or be nominated by a third party. The online nomination form and guidelines are available at www.uncommonfriends.org.
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.