Maine Businesses for Social Responsibility's annual Eagle Feather awards went to
Maine Businesses for Social Responsibility's annual Eagle Feather awards went to three companies that model the organization's values. Faithworks of Lewiston, founded by the Rev. William Baxter and directed by Paul Rubin, hires individuals with employment obstacles, offering flexible hours and good pay for piecework. Faithworks runs Outsourceworks, a packaging business, and Resourceworks, which offers job training and social services to employees. Rockland's Goodkind Pen Company, founded by Ian Lebauer, 34, makes competitively priced reusable wooden pens and pencils from waste birch. Waldoboro-based Taction, a call center founded by CEO Steve White, emphasizes employee safety, community involvement, profit-sharing, and customer service. Runners-up include The Acadia Hospital in Bangor; Portland Trails; Debbie Elliott Salon & Spa and O'Naturals Inc., both of Portland; Hancock Land Co. of Casco; Camden National Bank; and Wright Express of South Portland. The new Trailblazer award went to Kennebunk-based Tom's of Maine, a natural care products company founded by Kate and Tom Chappell.
Faithworks, Maine Businesses for Social Responsibility, Rewards, prizes, etc
Donahue, Sean; Cavallaro, Michaela M.; and Smith, Taylor, "Maine Businesses for Social Responsibility's annual Eagle Feather awards went to" (2004). Maine News Index – MaineBiz. 2639.
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