Congratulations to Celebrated Service Award Winner: Pruess Pets

After more than 58,000 votes were cast, five businesses in six communities throughout Michigan were selected for the Celebrated Service Award, an award spearheaded by Celebration! Cinema. Preuss Pets took first place in the Lansing division, and Elderly Instruments was named the area’s runner up. This award, sponsored by BeeneGarter, Fifth Third Bank and Zingerman’s, was created to highlight excellent customer service in communities.

According to the creators of the Celebrated Service Award, their message is simple, “great service should be valued.” The award recipients were determined by public vote, which was made available on the Celebrated Service Award website.

“The concept of the award is an ingenious way to reach out to the community and showcase businesses,” said Rick Preuss, store manager at Preuss Pets. “Not only is it a unique approach to recognize businesses that provide quality service, it’s a great way to encourage my staff to continue executing quality service.”

As one of the winners, Preuss Pets will not only receive recognition but also prizes including a cash award of $5,000 and a VIP party for the entire business to reward its employees. Ten movie passes to Celebration! Cinema will also be given to the business every month for an entire year so employees can be rewarded for their hard work and great attitudes. In addition to these rewards, the business will receive one year’s worth of promotion valued between $30,000 and $80,000, depending on the market. Celebration! Cinema will use its screens, social media platforms, website and lobbies to highlight and advertise the winning business. Celebration! Cinema will also use its existing media partnerships to further promote the winner. The winning business, as well as the nominees, will be featured on radio and TV stations, as well as in newspapers and magazines.

Congratulations are in order to both Preuss Pets and Elderly Instruments. The OTCA is thrilled that Old Town is represented by such amazing and dedicated businesses. Keep up the great work and stellar customer service!