Virginia Eye Consultants One of Seven Small Business Finalists Named U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blue Ribbon Award Winners
Washington D.C—March 15, 2012 —Virginia Eye Consultants, a leading vision care center headquartered in Norfolk, VA, was selected as one of seven companies across the country named BLUE RIBBON SMALL BUSINESS AWARD® winners by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Virginia Eye Consultants and other recipients were recognized for their dedication to the principles of free enterprise and their contributions to restoring jobs and prosperity.
“The recipients of this year’s Blue Ribbon Award excelled in business amid great uncertainty and thrived despite difficult economic times,” said Thomas J. Donohue, U.S. Chamber president and CEO. “More important than profits, their successes have provided much-needed jobs and hope to the people in their communities.”
The awards program, sponsored by Sam’s Club®, honors companies, like Virginia Eye Consultants, that demonstrate excellent business practices in several areas, including strategy, employee development, community involvement, and customer service.
Originally selected as part of 2012’s 75 Blue Ribbon winners from a record number of nationwide applicants, Virginia Eye Consultants was named one of the seven award finalists.
Blue Ribbon businesses are also eligible for the COMMUNITY EXCELLENCE AWARD, which will be decided in March through online public voting.