Accolades, Inc. Receives Jackie Robinson Award

Accolades CEO and Founder Daryll Griffin, MAS (right), accepting the Jackie Robinson Most Valuable Diverse Business Partner Award on behalf of her company.

Accolades CEO and Founder Daryll Griffin, MAS (right), accepting the Jackie Robinson Most Valuable Diverse Business Partner Award on behalf of her company.

Distributor Accolades, Inc. (UPIC: ACCINC) was presented with the Jackie Robinson Most Valuable Diverse Business Partner Award from the Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball during a pre-game ceremony on April 15, Jackie Robinson Day, at Atlanta’s Turner Field. Daryll Griffin, MAS, founder and CEO of the Norcross, Georgia, company accepted the award on behalf of her team.

Griffin with former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, who were attending the Jackie Robinson Day festivities.

Griffin with former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, who were attending the Jackie Robinson Day festivities.

Accolades, Inc. is the only promotional products marketing firm ever to receive this award, which annually recognizes diversity partners for the Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball organizations who provide service which reflects the character and commitment to excellence lived by legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson. Also attending Jackie Robinson Day festivities were former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, who congratulated Griffin on her award.

"What an honor! What an evening,” says Griffin. “To think our team was selected as one of the firms who most provide a level of service and character comparable to one of my heroes—Jackie Robinson--it blows me away. We are humbled and thrilled to have the Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball as our partners, and to help them succeed in their branding projects. Combine this with special congratulations from President and Mrs. Carter, and you've made this day a dream of a lifetime!"

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