Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke will be handing out his Supplier Diversity Awards come the end of January. Winnecke started the awards initiative in 20-16 to recognize and showcase women and minority owned businesses in Evansville. The three awards include Bridge Builder of the Year, Inclusion Organization of the Year and Minority Organization of the Year.
44News Morning Anchor Lauren Leslie spoke with Supplier Diversity Awards committeeman Talmadge Vick about the upcoming presentation. The Supplier Diversity Awards ceremony will be held Thursday, January 25th at the DoubleTree Hotel and Convention Center. The event will kick off at 5:30 that evening, with hors d’oeuvres and the awards presentation will start 7PM.
2017 Supplier Diversity Award recipients included Kawn Watters, Bridge Builder of the Year — Skanska USA Civil, Inc., Inclusion Organization of the Year and C&K United Sheet Metal & Mechanical, Minority Organization of the Year.