ABM announces 2007 Littleford Award finalists

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New York—American Business Media has announced the six finalists for the 2007 William D. Littleford Awards. The awards, which recognize companies for outstanding community service, will be announced during a luncheon at the Union League Club in New York on Aug.14.

The finalists are: A.G. Edwards, for its “Nest Egg Knowledge for Kids” program, which educates kids about their financial future; Halcrow Group, for donating more than $147,000 in aid to victims of the 2004 tsunami and providing engineers to build new facilities in Africa and Sri Lanka; Library Journal, for its “Library Makeover” program; mercyFirst, for guidance and mentoring for teenagers living at mercyFirst’s St. Mary’s Campus in Syosset, N.Y.; Sheetz Inc., a family-owned chain of convenience stores that allots each store specific funds to partake in community service efforts; and Volunteers in Medicine, which established a Hilton Head, S.C., clinic to provide affordable healthcare. The Grand Littleford Award winner will receive a $3,000 donation from the Littleford Foundation.

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