Promiseland Receives 2009 Best of San Marcos Award

We received this email last week.  What???  Seems like a scam to me.  They wanted us to order a plague for $79.99

Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Promiseland Receives 2009 Best of San Marcos Award

U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement

WASHINGTON D.C., June 8, 2009 — Promiseland has been selected for the 2009 Best of San Marcos Award in the Places Of Worship category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA).

The USCA “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA 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.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2009 USCA Award Program focused on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the USCA and data provided by third parties.

About U.S. Commerce Association (USCA)

U.S. Commerce Association (USCA) is a Washington D.C. based organization funded by local businesses operating in towns, large and small, across America. The purpose of USCA is to promote local business through public relations, marketing and advertising.

The USCA 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.

SOURCE: U.S. Commerce Association

CONTACT:
U.S. Commerce Association
Email: PublicRelations@us-ca.org
URL: http://www.us-ca.org

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About pastorrobin

Hello. I pastor PromiseLand Church in San Marcos, TX. I am married to Erica, and we have 3 kids: Kennady, Jude, and Avery. All little ones! Visit our church site at www.psmchurch.com

Posted on August 19, 2009, in Church Business. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. I am curious how many other churches got this email??

  2. Rob (through our company) has gotten special awards through the mail in past years—such as “Man of the Year”—–very similar. We have never accepted because there is always money involved. It is a scam of some sorts, I believe, also.

  3. I have received the same info before. They always want money to send you the plaque or certificate of some sort. I vote scam.

  4. not to mention…in your first sentence. they wanted you to pay $80 for a plague. I am pretty sure we are trying to avoid those!

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