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Questions: Please email Laura Bidireanu at Laurab@collierchildcare.org.
About the Family Friendly Business Awards
For the past 20 years, the Family Friendly Business Awards program has acknowledged local businesses that put family first. Nominations and applications are now being accepted. Any business which offers benefits that assist employees in raising their children–such as flex time, health insurance or childcare reimbursement–may be eligible to be recognized as a “Family Friendly Business”. Organizations are encouraged to apply directly for an award between August 1st and September 13th. The public can nominate a business by emailing Laura Bidireanu at Laurab@collierchildcare.org. All applicants with family-friendly business practices will be recognized at an Awards Luncheon slated for Tuesday, October 22, 2019.
Employer of the Year Award
The most outstanding family friendly business in their category will also receive an Employer of the Year Award. An Employer of the Year will be chosen in the following categories: Small Business (2-24 employees), Medium Business (25-99 employees), Large Business (100+ employees) and Nonprofit Organization (must have a 501(c)(#), tax-exempt designation). A runner-up in each category will also be recognized. Employer of the Year Awards recognize organizations that model best practices and innovation to support work/life balance for employees with families. A panel of judges select these winners.
Family Friendly Business Awards Luncheon
The Family Friendly Business Awards will be presented on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Hilton Naples. Cost is $50 per person. The luncheon includes time for networking, a keynote address, plated lunch, raffle, the presentation of certificates designating Family Friendly Businesses and the Employer of the Year Awards.
“Celebrate the local businesses that put family first! A growing number of businesses are developing family-friendly policies to reduce friction between family and work responsibilities. Ultimately, these policies help companies attract and retain top talent. As a society, we are learning that what is good for families is good for business.”
–Niccole Howard, CCCR’s Executive Director/CEO