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2008-10-15 Stevie Awards for Women In Business Finalist 2008

Pediatric Therapeutic Services (PTS), Inc. Named a ‘Stevie’ Award for Women in Business Finalist for 2008 in Best Overall Service Business Category

Stevie Award Winners to Be Announced in New York on November 14

Conshohocken, PA, USA, October 15, 2008 – Pediatric Therapeutic Services (PTS), Inc. was announced as a finalist today in the 5th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, and the companies they run – worldwide.  The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.

PTS is a finalist in the ‘Best Overall Service Business’ category for companies up to 100 employees. Other finalists include: Balancing Life's Issues, Inc., Ossining, NY; Employment Screening Services, Birmingham, AL ; Evans Newton Incorporated, Scottsdale, AZ; Insight Performance, Inc., Dedham, MA ; and The Career Exposure Network, Portland, OR.

“We’re proud to be included with some of the finest companies in the nation,” said PTS Managing Partner Pamela Hackett. “We owe it all to the dedicated efforts or our corporate staff and a hardworking network of pediatric therapists that is second to none.”

More than 1,200 entries were submitted for consideration in 50 categories, including Best Executive, Best Entrepreneur, and Best Community Involvement Program, in addition to the Best Overall Service Business Category in which PTS is a finalist. Finalists were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging.

Members of the Awards' Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and their staffs will select Stevie Award winners from among the Finalists during final judging.

 “Being named a Finalist in The Stevie Awards for Women in Business is an important achievement,” said Michael Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards.  “It means that independent business executives have agreed that the nominee is worthy of recognition.  We congratulate all of the Finalists on their achievement and wish them well in the competition.”

Nicknamed the Steviesfor the Greek word “crowned,” winners will be announced during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York on Friday, November 14.  Nominated women executives and entrepreneurs from the U.S. and several other countries are expected to attend.  

“Perhaps we’re finalists because we never forget why we do what we do,” said PTS Managing Director Diana Fongheiser. “For us at PTS, our entire focus is on the children that we serve each and every day. If we can go the extra mile for them inside the classroom, we can truly make a difference for them outside the classroom.”

Details about The Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/women.

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.

About Pediatric Therapeutic Services (PTS) 

Pediatric Therapeutic Services (PTS) Inc. provides advanced therapy staffing solutions to school districts, charter schools, and early intervention programs. The organization integrates comprehensive therapy management with related services and program supports to streamline operations, reduce costs, and improve classroom performance.

PTS was included on Inc. Magazine's list of the 5,000 fastest-growing, private companies in America and ‘Philadelphia’s 100 Fasting Growing Companies’ for 2007, 2008, and 2009. In November of 2009, The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce named PTS recipient of its Customer Service of the Year Award. In both 2009 and 2010, PTS was named an American Business Awards ‘Stevie Award for Women in Business’ Finalist for Best Overall Service Business in the USA.

Founded in 1998, PTS is headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, USA, serving southeastern PA, northern DE, southwestern CT, southeastern NY, and all of NJ. Visit  PTS online at http://www.pts-inc.net

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PTS, Inc.
525 Fayette Street
Conshohocken, PA 19428
Main: 610.941.7020
Fax: 610.941.7792
Direct: 610.941.7790