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May 07, 2018

Royale Concrete wins BBB Torch Award

Royale Concrete from Fairfield was presented with the BBB Torch Award April 19 for outstanding ethics.

The BBB Torch Awards Ceremony has been a tradition within the Des Moines area for the last 25 years. The Torch Awards for Ethics honors companies whose leaders demonstrate a high level of personal character and ensure that the organization’s practices meet the highest standards of ethics, and consequently generate trust. These companies generate a high level of trust among their employees, customers and their communities. In addition to Royale Concrete, the businesses that won the 2018 Torch Award for Ethics were: Beckley’s Automotive Services, Hubbell Realty Company, Silent Rivers Design & Build, UnityPoint Health — Des Moines, and Zach Johnson Foundation.

Cambridge awards scholarships

Cambridge recently announced the winners of the fifth annual Jim Guy Memorial Scholarship.

Each year, the program honors the legacy of former Cambridge executive Jim Guy by awarding two $1,000 educational scholarships; one to the son or daughter of a Cambridge independent financial adviser and one to the son or daughter of a Cambridge associate. The 2018 scholarship recipients are:

• Hannah Chadwick, daughter of Cambridge independent financial adviser Michael Chadwick of Chadwick Financial Advisors. Chadwick has been actively involved in high school, serving on the student council, as a leader on the dance team, and as the chapter president for the Future Business Leaders of America. Her extracurricular involvement includes membership of the National Honor Society and as the assistant teacher for a local senior-level dance class. Additionally, she regularly spends her free time volunteering for her local church. Hannah plans to pursue a degree in business.

• Jessica Swisher, daughter of Cambridge home office associate Stacey Swisher. Throughout high school, Swisher has actively participated in her local community’s Leo Club organization and Youth Leadership Council, where she helps plan and execute a number of local initiatives. Her extracurricular involvement includes membership of the National Honor Society, volunteering at the Great River Medical Center, and serving as a leader within the ILead Organization, a program that helps local business owners grow their business. She plans to attend Southeastern Community College.

Cambridge promotes Von Ahsen

Cambridge announces Morgan Von Ahsen has been promoted to senior director of Public Relations and Creative Marketing.

Von Ahsen leads a team of media and advertising relations associates and supports programs ranging from advertising and branding to visibility sponsorships. She also holds a leading role with media planning and buying at both the local and national levels and actively participates in Cambridge’s Media Strategy group.

Von Ahsen joined Cambridge in 2010 and has nearly 10 years of experience in communications and public relations. She oversees the public relations and advertising initiatives for Cambridge and its independent financial advisers while engaging with media outlets from across the country. Additionally, she serves as a liaison to the Cambridge Foundation board and leads the corporate giving programs for Cambridge associates and independent financial advisers. Von Ahsen also played a vital role in the development of The Next Step summer internship program.

Von Ahsen earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication studies and business management from Central College and completed the Cambridge Aspiring Leaders program. She also serves as a campus liaison and board member of the Public Relations Society of America Central Iowa chapter.

Iowa Tractor Supply Stores help 4-H

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Earlier this month, Iowa Tractor Supply customers participated in Paper Clover by purchasing paper clovers for a monetary donation of their choice at checkout in stores and online and raised more than $956,000s.

Awarded as scholarships to 4-H camps and other leadership events, every Iowa donation benefits Iowa youth.

The Paper Clover campaign will return to Iowa Tractor Supply stores Oct. 3-14.

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