ABA Foundation: Kathy Luria of Webster Bank Honored with 5th Annual George Bailey Distinguished Service Award

Connecticut Banker wins ABA Foundation’s highest individual honor. Kathy Luria, senior vice president for community affairs and philanthropy at Webster Bank in Waterbury, Conn., has been named the ABA Foundation’s 2019 George Bailey Distinguished Service Award winner for her tireless and innovative efforts to expand and enhance Webster Bank’s community […]

SBA: 2020 National Small Business Week Award Nomination Period Now Open

The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for its 2020 National Small Business Week Awards. Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week (NSBW), which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. As […]

ABA: Arkansas Bankers, Former USDA Official Receive Top Ag Banking Awards

The American Bankers Association today announced the recipients of both the Bruning and Blanchfield Awards, the association’s premier awards presented for contributions to agricultural lending. This year, ABA will present the Bruning Award to a husband-and-wife team known for their dedication to agricultural banking: Gary Canada Sr., chairman and president […]

SBA: Makerspace Training, Collaboration and Hiring (MaTCH) Pilot Competition Winners Announced

Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration Acting Administrator Chris Pilkerton announced the winners of the Makerspace Training, Collaboration and Hiring (MaTCH) Pilot Competition. The SBA awarded $1 million in prize money to competition winners. “It is my privilege to announce the twelve winners of the SBA’ s MaTCH Pilot Competition. The […]

ABA: Experts Selected to Judge Top Banks in Corporate Social Responsibility

Deadline for Community Commitment Award entries extended to July 19 ​WASHINGTON — The American Bankers Association Foundation today is pleased to announce the list of national experts responsible for judging the banking industry’s 2019 Community Commitment Awards. The CCA program recognizes banks of all sizes and charters across the country for […]

HUD: 2019 Winners of Healthy Homes Award Announced

Model programs in Rochester, New York and South Carolina earn HUD Secretary’s Award The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) today announced that two model programs are recipients of the HUD Secretary’s Award for Healthy Homes, an award recognizing excellence in making […]

HUD: 2019 HUD Secretary Design Award Winners Announced

South Carolina, California, Michigan & Illinois developments recognized as national models The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced the winners of the 2019 HUD Secretary’s Housing and Community Design Awards. HUD and AIA selected winners in South Carolina, California, Michigan and […]

HUD: $85 Million Awarded to Revitalize Three Low-Income Neighborhoods

Federal investments expected to generate more than $620 million in neighborhood reinvestment U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced three communities across the country will receive a combined $85 million to redevelop severely distressed public or assisted housing and to revitalize surrounding neighborhoods. Provided through HUD’s Choice […]

SBA: Office of Surety Guarantees Award Winners Recognized

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recognizes the Office of Surety Guarantees award winners for their continued work to help small contracting businesses acquire surety bonds. Three SBA surety bond partners were selected to receive awards based on their participation, activity, claims and recovery, and their commitment to helping small […]

SBA: Arizona Entrepreneurs Awarded 2019 Small Business Persons of the Year

Entrepreneurs from Iowa and Virginia also recognized by SBA as Runners-up Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration recognized and awarded this year’s Small Business Person of the Year, Jennifer Herbert (CEO) and Jeff Herbert (CSO) of Superstition Meadery, LLC from Arizona, during the 2019 National Small Business Week ceremony in Washington, D.C. “It […]