The Littleford Awards recognize outstanding dedication to corporate community service. Nominees are selected by ABM members.
Halcrow Group, nominated by McGraw-Hill Cos.â€™ Engineering News Record, was recognized 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. Halcrow was awarded a $3,000 donation to the charity of its choice.
The first runner-up was Library Journal, nominated by Reed Business Information, for its Library Makeover program. The program is designed to showcase the latest in library design, furnishings and technology.
The second runner-up was mercyFirst, nominated by CMP Technologyâ€™s Web site, www.cmp.com, for its work providing teenagers living at mercyFirstâ€™s St. Maryâ€™s Campus in Syosset, New York, with guidance and mentorship through a pair of annual four-week, job â€śshadowingâ€ť programs.