Business awards: Week of Jan. 20

January 20, 2014 

From left, Matt Fox, Independent Healthcare Properties; Franklin Farrow, COO of IHP; Liz Chappell, executive director, Morning Pointe of Lexington, accepting the IHP Team Award for 2013; and Greg A. Vital, CEO of of IHP and Morning Pointe Senior Living.

Awesome Inc. has announced the first two teams accepted into the Awesome Fellowship, a mentorship driven program designed to help early-stage, high-tech startups accelerate their growth. Custom College Recruiting and Control My ADHD have both been chosen from the highly selective application process.

Custom College Recruiting, founded by Shane Howard, is a college basketball recruiting and exposure service designed to help the unknown and under recruited athletes all over the world get exposure with college coaches in the United States and Canada.

Control My ADHD, founded by Grant Weherley, is an online training program that teaches people with ADHD alternative strategies and treatments for managing their condition.

Morning Pointe of Lexington and executive director Liz Chappell have been named winners of the Team Award for 2013 from Independent Healthcare Properties. The honor recognizes the performance of an entire team as associates work together to ensure the highest quality of care for residents as well as providing exceptional customer service.

Independent Healthcare Properties, a Chattanooga, Tenn.-based senior healthcare services company, develops and manages 23 Morning Pointe senior living centers and The Lantern Alzheimer's Center of Excellence communities in five southeastern states. For more information, go to

iwin is seeking applicants for the Dr. Lee T. Todd Jr. Workplace Research to Practice Award. This award evaluates perspectives on the nine dimensions of iwin's Innovative Workplace Model. The recipient will receive a waived membership fee to participate in the Innovative Employer Roundtable for one year and will gain insight into innovative workplace practices that bridge research and practice. Applications are being accepted through Feb. 1. Contact Stephanie Shaw at with questions about the award. Go to for details.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo

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