2010 Massachusetts Family Business of the Year Award Winners Announced

BOSTON, June 24, 2010 -- The Massachusetts Family Business of the Year Award winners were announced at the 4th annual Northeastern University Family Business Awards program on June 9, 2010.

Online PR News – 24-June-2010 – – BOSTON, June 24, 2010 -- The Massachusetts Family Business of the Year Award winners were announced at the 4th annual Northeastern University Family Business Awards program on June 9, 2010.

The 2010 Massachusetts Family Business of the Year Award winners are:
Piantedosi Baking Company, Malden MA - The Karofsky Award, for companies with over 100 employees,
Normandy Farms Family Camping Resort, Foxboro MA - The Molloy Award, 25 – 100 employees,
Ruma's Fruit & Gift Basket World, Everett MA -The Paisner Award, below 25 employees.

The Award categories are based on the number of full-time employees. All Massachusetts-based family-owned, businesses that include, or have included, more than one generation are eligible.

“There are so many great family businesses in the state it is exciting to honor them with this program.” stated Ted Clark, Director of the Northeastern University Center for Family Business. Clark continued, “Family businesses represent the best in business and provide significant employment opportunities and benefits to the community.”

Past Massachusetts Family Business of the Year Award winners include: SALMON Health and Retirement, Elaine Construction, Bernie & Phyl’s Furniture, New England Coffee, The Lupoli Companies, Avedis Zildjian Co., Camp Thoreau, and Crescent Ridge Dairy.

The Massachusetts Family Business of the Year Awards program was originally created in a partnership between Northeastern University's Center for Family Business and The Family Firm Institute New England Chapter to promote and highlight some of the great achievements of Massachusetts-based, family-owned businesses and entrepreneurs.

About Northeastern University's College of Business Center for Family Business
Northeastern University's Center for Family Business is a membership organization that provides education, networking opportunities, and support to business families. The Center helps its members identify and avoid potential pitfalls, solve complex interpersonal and family business issues, and plan for future family business success in an increasingly more competitive environment.

About Northeastern University College of Business Administration
The College’s BS in International Business is ranked 16th in the nation for international business programs by U.S. News & World Report. BusinessWeek ranks the undergraduate business program number 1 for internships and 32nd in the country.

Katelyn Husereau
Northeastern University
Center for Family Business
617.373.3718
k.husereau@neu.edu

SOURCE Northeastern University Center for Family Business

Katelyn Husereau, 617-373-3718, k.husereau@neu.edu

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