Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Indiana announces 2020 Torch Award recipients

Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Indiana announces 2020 Torch Award recipients

Better Business Bureau

November 9, 2020

BBB Serving Northern Indiana, celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, is proud to announce the businesses, individuals and non-profit organizations receiving the 2020 Torch Award, recognizing the honorees for exemplifying the highest of marketplace ethics. All award winners demonstrate a high level of trust among their team members, their customers and their communities.

Jack Patton and Anne Marie Labenberg (center) of, BBBIN’s 2020 Entrepreneur of Integrity Torch Award Recipient, in partnership with Elevate Northeast Indiana.

This years’ winners join a select group of only 84 other companies in Northern Indiana companies and individuals that have received this prestigious recognition by BBB since the Torch Awards began in 2006.

BBB chose to celebrate each honoree with an in-person award presentation due to COVID-19 restrictions on large-scale events. Award recipients received their personalized trophy, an outdoor display banner and cookies from BBB A+ rated Cookie Cottage.

“The BBB is an expert in recognizing and promoting trustworthy businesses, and we believe it is essential to celebrate those businesses that are models of ethical practices. The 2020 honorees stood out to our independent panel of judges as those that work to promote trust, integrity and an ethical marketplace,” said Marjorie Stephens, President and CEO of BBB Serving Northern Indiana. “BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust and we’re honored to celebrate those businesses that “Do It Right!”

2020 Torch Award recipients are:

2020 Businesses of Integrity

2020 Entrepreneur of Integrity, chosen in partnership with Elevate Northeast:

2020 Charity of Integrity

2020 Pillar of the Community

The 2020 Torch Awards were generously sponsored by BBB Accredited Businesses: Paul Davis NortheastWANE TVPreferred Auto GroupNew Haven PrintingSweetwater and Chuck and Lisa Surack, Indiana Wesleyan University National & Global and Momper Insulation.

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