Below please find for immediate release a write up on Zachary Traxler and Conner McClure of Traxler Printing’s acceptance of a Spark Award.
April 20, 2017
Columbus, OH – Traxler Printing was honored by the Better Business Bureau and BBB’s Center for Character Ethics as a recipient of the 2017 Spark Awards, a Torch Award for Entrepreneurship, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.
Traxler Printing was selected as a recipient from a group of 50 applicants by an independent panel of judges after reviewing their entry based on the award criteria, and in coordination with the Torch Awards for Ethics TRUST! Principles. Spark Award recipients were recognized during the Startup Storytellers event at the Columbus Museum of Art.
The Spark Awards is a component of the BBB’s Center for Character Ethics Torch Awards for Ethics program. The award recognizes millennial entrepreneurial organizations whose leaders demonstrate a high level of character, generating a culture that is authentic about its mission and connects with community.
Traxler Printing, joined by the other Spark Award winners Spotted Cow Coffeehouse and Bottoms Up Coffee, is looking forward to sharing their stories at the BBB, Center for Character Ethics, and Startup Storytellers events throughout the year and when they are recognized at the BBB Torch Awards this November.
About Traxler Printing
Traxler Printing is a printing company based out of Columbus, Ohio and has printed more than three million shirts in fewer than six years. In addition to their printing business, Traxler has donated more than $700,000 through discounts, money raised from retail campaigns, and in kind donations to non-profits and charities. Traxler is currently trending at 147% growth for the sixth year in a row with no slowing in sight.
For more than 100 years, the Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2016, people turned to the BBB more than 167 million times for BBB Business Profiles on more than 5.2 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at bbb.org. There are local, independent BBBs across the United States, Canada and Mexico, including BBB Serving Central Ohio, which was founded in 1921 and serves 21 counties in Central Ohio.
About BBB Center for Character Ethics
BBB’s Center for Character Ethics is a business-supported, free-enterprise advancing, non-profit organization focused on serving business managers & classroom educators with leadership character and organizational ethics-strengthening resources. BBB’s mission is to provide character ethics assessments, training and recognition to for-profit and non-profit leaders and to provide K-16 educator-focused character strengthening programs. As a result, the BBB intends to help both producers and consumers flourish in central Ohio.
About Startup Storytellers
Startup Storytellers is created by and for Columbus and similar to TED, hopes to be a world-class stage for entrepreneurs to share their authentic story. The gathering brings the local entrepreneurial community together through vulnerable, courageous and inspiring stories and a best-in-class experience.
The event was live streamed and now available on youtube.com