Ethics in Business Awards to be Presented

The winners of the Ethics In Business Awards will be announced on Thursday, March 27, and the public is invited to attend the celebration dinner.

The three Rotary Clubs in Door County, together with the Business Department of Northwest Wisconsin Technical College, are interviewing the nine candidate businesses that daily exemplify outstanding ethical behavior in both their business and community. Nominees for the Ethics Award are: Bella Sailing Cruises, Tadych’s EconoFoods, Hannemann Gosser Insurance & Financial Services, Main Street Market, Therma-Tron-X, Inc., Thrivent Financial Services/Grace & Glen Rossman, Barb & John McCormick, Dr. Eric Paulson, and Jenny Abts Walker.

All the finalists will be present at the Rotary Ethics in Business dinner, to be held at Stone Harbor Resort on March 27 from 6 to 8 pm at a cost of $35. The public is invited to recognize these businesses and individuals who employ truth, fairness, goodwill, and mutual benefit – the elements of the Rotary 4-Way Test – in their daily interactions.

Bret Bicoy, president/CEO of the Door County Community Foundation, is the featured speaker. Also participating will be Sandy Brown, League of Women Voters, and Shirley Senarighi, Door County Civility Project. Dinner sponsors are Inge A. Bacon, CPA; Grace and Glen Rossman of Thrivent Financial; Dr. J. Eric Paulsen of Door County Eye Associates Inc; Ministry Door County Medical Center; and Sue Wehrli of Wehrli Travel.

The Ethics in Business Award Committee members are Terri Brown, Cynthia Crock, Paul Kok, Robert Loss, Helen Mueller, Maureen Murphy, Virginia Olson, Luke Staudenmaier and Sue Wehrli.

Reservations for dinner at Stone Harbor Resort are due by March 17. There is a choice of vegetable lasagna, chicken, salmon or pork entrees. Contact Virginia Olson at 920.854.2806 to make reservations.