Wichita, Kan. – Rainbows United was recognized with the BBB crystal flame Integrity Award and special meals provided by BBB. These Awards focus on demonstrated ethical business practices with key stakeholders including customers, employees and community at large, rather than a company’s growth, profitability or popularity. The Integrity Award Winners were chosen by an independent panel of judges consisting of Wichita business leaders and members of the academic community.
Three celebrations are in progress honoring employees and board members who made the award possible.
Thursday, September 1: Kids’ Cove, 2258 North Lakeway Circle, Wichita
Thursday, September 8: Bright Beginnings, 409 North Main, El Dorado
Tuesday, September 13: Kids’ Point, 3223 North Oliver Avenue, Wichita
“BBB’s Integrity Award Winners have shown that ethics and integrity are core values of their organization,” said Jim Hegarty, President and Chief Executive Officer, of Better Business Bureau, Inc. serving Nebraska, South Dakota, The Kansas Plains and Southwest Iowa. “The 2016 BBB Integrity Award Winners join an elite group of organizations that realize dealing fairly and honestly with employees, customers and partners are central to profitability and growth. They serve as role models for all businesses in Kansas, and the Better Business Bureau Foundation is pleased to honor them with this prestigious award.”
“We hear over and over again, how our talented and professional staff alongside our strong board members, impact the lives of children with special needs and their families,” said Deb Voth, President of Rainbows. “It’s because of their passion and commitment to our Guiding Principles that make this award possible. Our thanks go to the BBB for making it possible to celebrate this honor with our staff and board members in a meaningful way.”
Rainbows United, Inc. served more than 3,500 children birth – 21 with special needs or at risk throughout Sedgwick and Butler Counties last year. Rainbows is dedicated to enhancing the lives of children with special needs and their families by bringing together community resources and providing customized services as they have been for the past 44 years.