August 25, 2016

Kirkland’s Fortun Foods Wins 2016 Progressive Grocers Award

Fortun Foods

Fortun Foods Wins Again

Kirkland-based Fortun Foods Finishing Touch Soups took home the 2016 Progressive Grocer (PG) Editors’ Pick Award. The PG Editors’ Pick is the industry’s most esteemed new product recognition program. More than 800 products were entered, and Fortun’s soups won points for taste, innovation, value and other qualities that will give it staying power on store shelves. Fortun Foods is not new to the PG Editors’ Pick Awards, as the company received recognition for their Finishing Sauces in both 2010 and 2011. [Read more…]

Courthouse Dogs Foundation Winner of BECU People Helping People Award

Courthouse Dogs FoundationBECU Awards Courthouse Dogs Foundation $20k

Courthouse Dogs Foundation has been awarded $20,000 as a winner of a 2016 BECU People Helping Employees’ Choice Award, voted on by BECU’s more than 1,500 employees, for their work in providing training for employees in the criminal justice system in the use of professionally trained facility dogs to provide emotional support and make children comfortable in an uncomfortable situation during legal proceedings. [Read more…]

R2integrated Named Adobe Partner of the Year

R2integrated Receives Adobe’s Mid-Market Partner of the Year Award

r2integrated logoR2integrated with offices in Seattle, Silicon Valley, Baltimore and New York was named the 2015 Digital Marketing Mid-Market Partner of the Year-Americas at the annual Adobe Partner Day preceding Adobe Summit. R2integrated services organizations with revenues from $500 million to $5 billion a year as well as Fortune 500 companies such as Microsoft, Chevron, and MasterCard. R2i is a full-service, independent marketing agency and Adobe Business Solution Partner focused on integrating and activating marketing cloud technology in alignment with brand creative and demand generation requirements for its clients. [Read more…]

Silva receives University of Washington Bothell’s 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award

 Janelle Silva, Ph.D., is the recipient of the University of Washington Bothell’s 2016 Distinguished Teaching AwardJanelle Silva, Ph.D., is the recipient of the University of Washington Bothell’s 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award. Silva is an assistant professor of community psychology in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. 

The selection committee was impressed with the number of former students who nominated Silva for the award. 

“The common theme was the inspiration to achieve their greatest potential as students and as people,” the committee wrote. “Her impact has been especially evident among young women of color, individuals who otherwise can feel especially alienated on a college campus.” 

“Dr. Silva has consistently proven herself as an outstanding and successful teacher, mentor, and colleague,” [Read more…]

G2 Web Services Receives 2016 PYMNTS Innovator Award

G2 Web ServicesBellevue Company recognized as a winner in “Most Innovative Company” category

Bellevue-based G2 Web Services, has been chosen as the Bronze medal winner of the ‘Most Innovative Company’ award in the 2016 PYMNTS Innovator Awards.

The PYMNTS Innovator Awards are considered one of the most prominent honors in payments today. The Most Innovative Company prize is the most competitive of the 16 categories. [Read more…]