CORP! Magazine Announces Recipients of 2008 Salute to Diversity Awards
Released on: September 30, 2008, 5:51 am
Press Release Author: Nipa shah
Press Release Summary: Corp! Magazine, Michigan's largest business magazine and a long-time supporter of diversity and multiculturalism in business, has announced the companies, organizations and individuals that will be recognized in its annual Salute to Diversity issue and honored at a special event in October.
Press Release Body: Corp! Magazine, Michigan's largest business magazine and a long-time supporter of diversity and multiculturalism in business, has announced the companies, organizations and individuals that will be recognized in its annual Salute to Diversity issue and honored at a special event in October.
"As we all know, diversity is practiced at many levels, including race, gender, ethnicity, multiculturalism and more. This issue and awards program is a celebration of Michigan's diverse communities and businesses, which strengthens our state and is a source of pride for all of us," said Corp! Publisher Jennifer Kluge.
A total of 56 diversity winners will be profiled in the magazine's Salute to Diversity issue and will be honored at an event on Tues., Oct. 14 at the Troy Marriott. The Salute to Diversity event is sponsored by General Motors, Compuware, DTE Energy, Marriott Troy and the Michigan Business and Professional Association.
The diversity winners were selected in three categories and include: Diversity Focused Company, defined as a company that clearly defines and monitors diversity success and demonstrates how diversity efforts add value to the company; Diversity Business Leader, an individual who is a diversity role model or top officer of a minority-owned business; and Diversity Champion, a nonprofit or community organization that creates or promotes special programming, education or other initiatives that focus on diversity.
The Salute to Diversity event on Oct. 14 begins at 7:30 a.m. with networking and breakfast, followed by Diversity Panel Discussions and concludes with the awards presentation. The event is open to the public and tickets are $40 per person. The Troy Marriott is located at 200 W. Big Beaver Road in Troy. To make a reservation, e-mail email@example.com or call Sara Constantine at (586) 393-8815.
The mission of Corp! magazine, founded in 1998, is to inform, intrigue and entertain business owners and top level executives by providing business features, news and profiles with a Michigan emphasis. Visit www.corpmagazine.com to learn more.
See following list of winners.
Corp! 2008 Salute to Diversity Winners:
The American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee C.H.A.S.S. JARC Lighthouse of Oakland County Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Michigan India Chamber of Commerce Michigan Minority Business Development Council National Civility Center NAWBO - Greater Detroit Chapter Transcultural Nursing Society The Friendship Circle Yad Ezra Yeshiva Beth Yehuda
Diversity Focused Companies
Aisin World Corporation of America Arrow Strategies Beaumont Hospital Comcast EDS, an HP company Global LT Henry Ford Health System Michigan First Credit Union Sodexo, Inc. The Bartech Group V2Soft
Diversity Business Leaders
Faris Alami, Integration Systems Management Lawrence G. Almeda, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Nicola Antakli, Intraco Marilyn Barnett, MARS Advertising Amal Berry-Brown, Comerica Bank Fouad Beydoun, International Association for Organ Donation Keith Cooley, Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth Valde Garcia, Michigan State Senator Floriza Genautis, Management Business Solutions Dr. Herman Gray, DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan John Green, Oneida Solutions Group Martha Grier, Wayne County Community College District Robert B. Jones, Michigan State Representative Jumana Judeh, Judeh & Associates Dr. Nabil Khoury, Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital Marian Krzyzowski, University of Michigan Bhushan Kulkarni, GDI Infotech Grace Lee, Logic Solutions Sam Logan, Michigan Chronicle Peng-Li Lui, Weld-Aid Products Dr. Susan Martin, Eastern Michigan University Linda V. Parker, Michigan Department of Civil Rights Vickie Piner, Lear Corporation Dr. Steve L. Robbins, S.L. Robbins & Associates Dolores Rodriguez, Milagro Packaging, Inc. David Schostak, Schostak Brothers & Company, Inc. Peter Schreck, Kotz, Sangster, Wysocki and Berg, P.C. Jerry Sheppard, The Epitec Group Larry Smith, MIST Innovations, Inc. Linda Thompson Adams, Oakland University School of Nursing W. Bernard White, White Construction Co. Inc. Norman Yatooma, Yatooma's Foundation For The Kids
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