COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Better Business Bureau of West Georgia and East Alabama gathered on Monday for its annual meeting and Torch awards.
The luncheon honored businesses for their outstanding community commitment and trust.
The keynote speaker for Monday's luncheon was John McLemore, president and CEO of Masterbuild Manufacturing in Columbus.
Every year, the BBB recognizes the top 10 businesses, after they have been nominated by customers, employees or shareholders, calling them businesses of integrity.
A few of the top Torch award winners today were Ace Electrical Maintenance, Columbus Paper Company and Baston-Cook.
Three local students were also awarded scholarships, after being chosen from 215 essays on integrity. Congratulations to Caylen Long, Darius Love and Nicolette Montego.