PPAChicago Names Raining Rose’s Jon Hicks Its Volunteer Of The Year
Jon Hicks, Midwest sales executive for Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based supplier Raining Rose, Inc. (PPAI 232508, S7) was named the 2020 Volunteer of Year by the Promotional Professionals Association of Chicago (PPAChicago). The 2020 Volunteer of the Year award was given to Hicks for his time spent volunteering to stuff over 1,500 end-user show bags for the PPAChicago Showcase in March 2020.
“I feel honored to receive this award from an organization I’ve been a part of for two years,” says Hicks. “PPAChicago has helped me make countless connections in the promotional industry. My involvement with the association is one of the hallmarks of my career.”
PPAChicago is a not-for-profit trade association comprised of promotional product industry professionals and is run by a volunteer board of directors.
“Jon continues to support our regional association in any way that he can see fit and we truly enjoy having Raining Rose and Jon as a valued member of PPAChicago,” says Stacey Felice, executive director of PPAChicago.
In a statement, Raining Rose notes that Hicks’ award is exemplary of the company’s brand pillar of service, to create strong teamwork and support the success of distributor’s businesses.