Tag: Celebrate

Customer Service Week: A Time to Celebrate Customers AND Employees

It’s my favorite time of year… the leaves change from green to gold to red, there’s a chill in the air and the holidays are right around the corner.

And of course, one of my favorite “holidays” is National Customer Service Week, which happens the first full week of October each year. This year it’s October 5-9. Traditionally, Customer Service Week has been the time to highlight and celebrate the great work employees do to take care of their customers. I also believe it’s a time to think about our customers as well.

With that in mind, as this week approaches, now is a great time to ask an important question: What do customers want? Simply, customers want a good experience, and customer service plays a big part in that. It’s more than just the front line interacting with customers. If you have been following my work, you know my

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Black Restaurant Week & Pepsi Hit The Road to Celebrate Black Culinary Tastemakers | News

HOUSTON, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Foodies can raise their forks to events showcasing African-American, African and Caribbean cuisine as Black Restaurant Week embarks on a local market tour this fall with Pepsi as its first-ever national title sponsor since its founding in 2016. Through diverse menu selections and virtual events, Black Restaurant Week spotlights restaurateurs, bakers, chefs, caterers, food trucks and more to celebrate inspired flavors and generate social and economic support for the Black culinary community.

Black Restaurant Week champions culinary tastemakers across the nation through a combination of enticing consumer offerings – including local events, prix fixe menus highlighting unique cultural fare and pop-up dinners – along with industry engagement designed to boost business owners, like interactive learning opportunities and resource sharing. As the first national title sponsor, Pepsi kicked off its collaboration with Black Restaurant Week in Greater Washington D.C. where the campaign is underway

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Williston Economic Development, Small Business Development Center celebrate partnership | Local News Stories

The Williston City Commission approved a Williston STAR Fund Community Growth/Build grant for the Small Business Development Center, a component of Williston State College.

This grant, which was approved for up to $45,000, marks the sixth anniversary of the City of Williston’s partnership with the SBDC. The partnership began in 2015 when Williston Economic Development, the SBDC and the Tri-County Regional Development Council (TCRDC) launched a plan to be housed under one roof at the City of Williston Center for Development.

The Center for Development is also home to the Williston Convention and Visitor Bureau, Williston Development Services, Williston Building Safety and Williston Planning and Zoning. This “one-stop shop” for community development services has served the community by helping hundreds of local entrepreneurs start, manage and grow their businesses during the past five years.

“Everyone under one roof is a winning formula,” WED Executive Director Shawn Wenko said in a

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Intuit TurboTax Brings Latino Self-employed and Small Businesses Into the Spotlight to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

TurboTax announces partnership with the Hispanic Chamber of e-commerce and launches #Unidos4LatinoBiz campaign to support Latino owned business owners

In honor of Hispanic Heritage month, TurboTax®, the nation’s leading online tax preparation service from Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU) announced today two initiatives designed to financially empower Latino self-employed and small businesses during COVID-19, a partnership with Hispanic Chamber of E-commerce (HISCEC) and the launch of #Unidos4LatinoBiz, a give back social campaign.

According to the 2019 State of Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative (SLEI), Latino-owned businesses employ more than 3 million people and have grown 34% over the past decade, compared to a 1% growth for businesses in the U.S. overall. This represents an important segment for the economy and Intuit is committed to supporting their growth and celebrating their ability to adapt during this crisis.

“The challenges brought on this year as a result of COVID-19 have not left any community untouched.

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12 Ways to Celebrate Customer Service Week

Customer Service Week (October 5 – 9, 2020) is important to us here at Achievers. We’re an employee success platform, but we know that “Customer and employee satisfaction should be seen as two sides of the same coin.” Customer Service Week was designated by the U.S. Congress and it is celebrated in all 50 states. In the words of Bill Gessert, president of the International Customer Service Association, “This annual observance is your chance to launch an internal campaign designed to craft consistently excellent experiences for your employees. And if you do, it will be only a matter of time that those same employees craft consistently excellent experiences for your customers!”

What is Customer Service Week?

Above all, Customer Service Week is an opportunity to stop and think about the interconnected well-being of all the people who make up your business: the ones who use your product or service and

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Fresenius Kabi and AABB Celebrate 15th Annual Blood Collectors Week

LAKE ZURICH, Ill. & BETHESDA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 6, 2020–

Fresenius Kabi and AABB are celebrating the 15 th annual Blood Collectors Week September 6-12, 2020. This annual event honors the lifesaving work and contributions of blood collectors, the professionals who save lives each day with their work. Blood collectors serve as the vital link ensuring that patients in need of lifesaving transfusions for a variety of serious medical conditions receive the blood components they need.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200906005027/en/

Blood Collectors Week was co-created and is sponsored by AABB, an international association for individuals and institutions in the fields of transfusion medicine and biotherapies; and Fresenius Kabi, a global health care company that specializes in medicines and technologies for infusion, transfusion and clinical nutrition.

During this week, more than 280 blood centers across the U.S. are expected to host celebrations and tributes. Participating

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