Governor to Honor Maine Businesses for Service to Employees and Communities

May 7, 2012

AUGUSTA – Next week Governor Paul LePage will announce the award winners for the 22nd Annual Governor’s Award for Business Excellence. The honors will be presented to six Maine businesses for their outstanding commitment to their employees, their communities and to business excellence. Speakers will include Governor Paul LePage, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner George Gervais, and FairPoint Communications President Mike Reed. The awards have been sponsored by FairPoint Communications for the past five years.

The awards ceremony will take place in the Hall of Flags at the State House on Monday, May 14 at 9:30 a.m.

The Governor’s Award for Business Excellence honors businesses that go above and beyond typical community service, which in turn has a far-reaching positive effect on employees and communities. “These companies have earned a reputation for top quality products and services,” said Governor LePage. “I look forward to recognizing their efforts.”