Gary Gilman, wins Ralph S Bloss National Award at Connections Conference
Las Vegas, Nevada. September 8, 2011 – Gary Gilman, CMRS., President and owner of SteamMaster Restoration and Cleaning and Colorado Basement Systems received the ICS Cleaning Specialist Ralph S. Bloss Humanitarian Award at a luncheon attended by over a 1000 cleaning and restoration contractors.
The award honors member of the floor care industry whose compassion, self-sacrifice, leadership, and creativity produce significant and outstanding benefits for mankind. The award may be presented to any member of the floor care industry, well known or ‘unsung’ hero that is nominated by another member of the floor care industry throughout Unites States and Canada.
The award is a celebration of the life of Ralph S. Bloss, an individual who touched, counseled, and inspired thousands of people in the floor care industry.
The award has been presented to several key individuals in the cleaning and restoration industry including Barry Costa, Al Bradham, Steve Toburen and Bob Bonwell since 2003.
The finalist for the Ralph S. Bloss award were chosen from a review of all nominated candidates and research conducted by the selection committee which includes all past recipients.
“We are very proud, honored, yet humbled by this surprise award for Gary” said Raj Manickam, CEO of SteamMaster. “Gary’s involvement and contribution in the community he serves in, locally and within the industry did not go unnoticed,” added Manickam.
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