Wednesday, September 26, 2012
United Way of Martin County’s
CHARACTER COUNTS! program, in partnership with the Business Development Board of
Martin County, recently honored Seacoast National Bank with its Second Annual
Business of Character award.
Through this award, CHARACTER COUNTS! raises awareness on the importance of core ethical business practices by recognizing local businesses that encourage and reward mutual respect, responsibility and trustworthiness; and discourage dishonesty, irresponsibility and disrespect.
Denny Hudson, Seacoast National Bank chairman of the board and CEO, was on hand to accept the award during the Business Development Board of Martin County’s annual business appreciation luncheon at Mariner Sands Country Club in Stuart.
Seacoast National Bank received the award for its long-standing commitment to and investment in Martin County through its strong support of Martin County’s small business community and nonprofit organizations; extensive community involvement; and ethical business practices and interaction with staff and clients.
The Law Firm of Crary Buchanan and Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, PLLC, were among the finalists for the Business of Character Award. Other nominees included: Better Business Bureau of Southeast Florida and the Caribbean, Decorating Den Interiors, Harbor Community Bank, Manatee Pocket Yacht Sales, Southeastern Printing, Tami Karol Insurance and Treasure Coast Urgent & Family Care.
PHOTO CAPTION: Denny Hudson, center, is presented with the Second Annual CHARACTER COUNTS! Business of Character Award by Jim Vojcsik, executive director of United Way of Martin County, and Holly Laiben, director of CHARACTER COUNTS!.