Tiffany Forrister, breakfast attendant at the Best Western Evans Hotel, receives the McCormick Hospitality Awards Program Hospitality Service Award, Third Quarter, 2011 presented by Tommy Johnson, the housekeeping supervisor at the Best Western Evans Hotel. Sponsor for the quarter, Amici's Italian Cafe, provided a $25 gift card for food and beverage at the restaurant and a $50 cash bonus. Shown are Dr. A.K. Gulati, the owner of Amici's Italian Café (from left); Forrister; Roger Congdon, general manager of Amici's Italian Café; and Tommy Johnson.
Billy Johnson, the director of operations at the Best Western Evans Hotel in Grovetown, was honored with the Heroic Hospitality Stars Award for maintenance. Billy was presented with the award at Best Western International's annual North American Convention held recently in Orlando, Fla. in front of more than 2,000 industry peers.
Jane Girvan (right), guest service agent at the Quality Inn at Fort Gordon, receives the McCormick Hospitality Service Award, Fourth Quarter, 2011 from Chandrika Shah, owner of the Quality Inn at Fort Gordon. The sponsor for the quarter, The Newport Group Inc., owner of hotels in Columbia and Richmond Counties, provided a cash bonus for the winner.