Heritage Ministries recently was awarded the 2012 Business Member of the Year award from Sam's Club of Jamestown.Don Skarada, store manager, and Toni Bellitto, marketing team leader, presented David Smeltzer, executive director of Heritage Ministries, with a plaque commemorating the achievement.
"Heritage Ministries is an outstanding business associate and we're very pleased to recognize them as our business member of the year for 2012," Skarada said.
The Sam's Club member services committee selects a spotlight business member for recognition each month, and at the end of the year the committee votes on which one deserves the overall award.
Pictured, from left, are: Don Skarada, Sam’s Club Jamestown store manager, presenting David Smeltzer, Heritage Ministries executive director, with a commemorative plaque.
In his acceptance remarks to Sam's Club associates, David Smeltzer stated, "Thank you for selecting Heritage Ministries as your Business Member of the Year. We truly value the working relationship we have with you and look forward to a continued beneficial partnership now and in the future."
Since its inception in 1983, Sam's Club's operating philosophy has remained the same - to work hard to be the buying agent for their Members and deliver upon this agreement by eliminating unnecessary costs and maintaining a simple shopping environment. Sam's Club Jamestown is located at 720 Fairmount Ave. in Jamestown.