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ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry, will present the following awards to these achievers in the professional cleaning industry during the ISSA Show North America 2018, which takes place October 29-November 1, in Dallas, TX.

Jack D. Ramaley Industry Distinguished Service Award
The Jack D. Ramaley Industry Distinguished Service Award may be conferred by the board to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to the cleaning and maintenance industry through their innovation, professionalism, leadership, elevation of industry standards, promotion of the Association’s growth and development, unselfish dedication without personal gain, and emulation of the ISSA Code of Ethics. This year’s recipient is Debbie Sardone, CEO and founder of Buckets & Bows Maid Service.

Manufacturer Representatives’ Distinguished Service Award
The Manufacturer Representatives’ Distinguished Service Award recognizes a person within the industry who has had a positive impact on the industry and the association and who has been supportive of manufacturer representatives. This award is presented on behalf of all independent manufacturer representatives. This year’s recipient is Laddi Frisinger, who is in business development for Angel/Cotton Associates, Inc.

ISSA Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award
This award honors an individual who, in the opinion of the ISSA board, deserves recognition for substantial contributions to the advancement of the industry and/or to ISSA over a significant time period. This year’s recipient is Jerry Mitchell, formerly with Jerry Mitchell Associates. (Mitchell received the award in 2017 but was unable to attend due to health reasons so is receiving the award this year.)