SIMA presents 2015 Snow & Ice Industry Awards

July 22, 2015 -  By

SIMALogoTMThe Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) held its 18th annual Snow & Ice Symposium in Schaumburg, Ill., June 24-27. The four-day event featured a trade show, speakers, educational sessions and networking events for the snow and ice industry. The 2015 Snow & Ice Industry Awards were presented during the Awards & Recognition Night on June 25.

Recipients of awards fill out applications or are nominated, and a panel of industry judges chooses the winners. Here are the 2015 Awards winners:

  • Excellence in Business—About Time Snow (Huntingdon Valley, Pa.) and Ippolito Snow Services (Boston);
  • Employee of the Year—Katie Raymond of Case Snow Management (Attleboro Falls, Mass.);
  • Volunteer of the Year—Debora Babin Katz of TrucBrush (S. Easton, Mass.);
  • Top Recruiter—Paul Vanderzon, ASM of Metal Pless (Plessisville, Que.);
  • Alan Steiman Scholarship—Adam Hunter of A&J Lawn and Landscape (St. Louis, Mo.);
  • Snow Industry Commitment Award—Douglas Dynamics (Milwaukee);
  • Environmental Leader of the Year—BSR Services (St. Louis); and
  • Philanthropic Leadership Award—David Dudash of Green Estates (Mayfield Village, Ohio).

The 2015 Safety Awards winners include:

  • Affiliated Grounds Maintenance Group (Erie, Pa.);
  • Arbutus Landscaping (Calgary, Alta.);
  • Bella’s Lawn & Landscape (Toledo, Ohio);
  • Jack’s Lawn Service & Snowplowing (Byron Center, Mich.);
  • Case Snow Management (Attleboro Falls, Mass);
  • Edmond’s Landscape & Construction (Halifax, Neb.);
  • Foegley Landscape (South Bend, Ind.);
  • Greene Construction Co. (Allston, Mass.);
  • Grant & Power Landscaping (West Chicago, Ill.);
  • Greg’s Lawn & Landscaping (Cedar Rapids, Iowa);
  • Green Stripes Landscaping (Waterbury Center, Vt.);
  • James Martin Associates (Vernon Hills, Ill.);
  • Markham Property Services Limited (Markham, Ont.);
  • Precision Snow Removal (Ottawa, Ont.);
  • S. Widdoes & Son (Wilmington, Del.);
  • Rabine Snow Pros (Schaumburg, Ill.);
  • Rocky Fork Co. (New Albany, Ohio);
  • Silvis Group (Mount Pleasant, Pa.);
  • Snow and Ice Pros (Hammond, Ind.);
  • The Groundskeeper (Ashland, Mass.);
  • The Lawn Pro (Louisville, Ky.);
  • Urban Meadows Property Maintenance Group (Ayr, Ont.); and
  • Winter Services (West Allis, Wis.).


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