Aimee and Tony Dixon of HouseMaster, were awarded the PR Award at the company's annual conference. HouseMaster has performed close to one million inspections since 1979.
Tracy Randolph Hall, with Heideman & Associates Inc., has been accepted as a member of the Business Breakfast Club. Heideman & Associates is a full-service engineering firm involved in commercial, institutional, educational, governmental and industrial building projects.
Dick Hall, owner of Branson Realty Inc., has been awarded the accredited buyer representation designation by the Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council of the National Association of Realtors.
Ken Ashlock, of Preferred Title, has been included in the 1998-99 edition of Who's Who Among America's Top Executives. To be included candidates must have held a position of responsibility or have attained a significant achievement in their field.
Increte Systems Inc. received acclaim for Best New Product at two industry conventions and trade shows. A first-place award was received for Best New Product in the category of Displays and Sets at an amusement park and attractions trade show. Increte was a finalist in the Best New Product Competition, Editor's Choice Awards at a hotel and restaurant show.
Sen. Christopher Bond announced that The Kitchen was approved by the Department of Housing and Urban Development for a $1 million federal supportive grant. Bond is chairman of the subcommittee that funds housing and homeless programs.
Wickman's Garden Village was awarded the Distinguished Dealer Award from Holiday Delights Sound & Lighting Specialists, which said Wickman's was the regional leader in sales of the lighted holiday displays.
Russel Caldwell, owner of Caldwell Construction Inc., and Sam Bradley, owner of Sam Bradley Homes, have been certified by the National Association of Home Builders as graduate builders.
Fishing retail shop Modern Outdoor Tackle moved; Healthy Spot LLC opened; and Springfield law firm Strong, Garner & Bauer PC changed names and moved its office.