For the second straight year, MGA Links at Mamantapett - the MGA-operated, 18-hole golf course located in Norton - was recognized nationally for its outstanding service to the community by being named the recipient of the 2009 Best of Norton Award.
This annual honor was awarded by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA).
Since its opening six years ago, "The Links" - as it affectionately known by its members - has enhanced its offerings to its members and the public golfing community. It offers the most comprehensive and affordable junior membership in New England, a wide range of tournament and league opportunities and a family membership program that allows golfers of all ages and skill levels to enjoy the game of golf.
In addition, the facility serves as home of The First Tee of Massachusetts, a nationally-renowned program that provides young people of all backgrounds an opportunity to develop life-enhancing values such as confidence, perseverance and judgment through golf and character education.
Here is a copy of the official press release.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MGA Links At Mamantapett Receives 2009 Best of Norton Award
U.S. Local Business Associationís Award Plaque Honors the Achievement
WASHINGTON D.C., March 20, 2009 -- For the second consecutive year, MGA Links At Mamantapett has been selected for the 2009 Best of Norton Award in the Golf Courses category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA).
The USLBA "Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USLBA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.
Nationwide, only 1 in 70 (1.4%) 2008 Award recipients qualified as 2009 Award Winners. Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2009 USLBA Award Program focused on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the USLBA and data provided by third parties.
About U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA)
U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA) is a Washington D.C. based organization funded by local businesses operating in towns, large and small, across America. The purpose of USLBA is to promote local business through public relations, marketing and advertising.
The USLBA was established to recognize the best of local businesses in their community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations, chambers of commerce and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to be an advocate for small and medium size businesses and business entrepreneurs across America.