Praise from Satisfied Customers Garners Consecutive Spectrum Awards for Several Businesses

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Among City Beat News’ most recent Spectrum Award winners are three businesses that are four-time, 5-star winners.

Lapeer, MI, April 28, 2018 — City Beat News is committed to recognizing customer service excellence across market segments and across the country. Recently, three businesses in photography, home health care and dentistry made the list of top contenders for the fourth straight year, earning themselves the prestigious City Beat News Spectrum Award once again.

Ken Robinson Photography of Murfreesboro, Tenn. (, offers 20 years of experience in photography spanning the globe working with a diversity of individuals, groups and businesses. Having spent 15-plus years as a staff photographer at Middle Tennessee State University, Robinson has a vast knowledge of special events, sports and commercial photography. His extreme sensitivity and caring attitude give Robinson the capacity to draw out the personality of each individual or group with whom he’s working. These qualities have also led to a host of satisfied clients for the business, which recently received its fourth consecutive Spectrum Award. Visit the Award Page at

Headquartered in Troy, Mich., McGuffey Home Health Care, LLC ( allows patients to receive the healthcare services they need in the comfort of their own homes. McGuffey earned its fourth straight Spectrum Award this year thanks to the dedication of its healthcare team, which includes physical and occupational therapists, skilled nurses, home health assistants, clinicians, and medical social workers. The dynamic team of health experts provides patients with compassionate and competent care backed by experience. Visit McGuffey’s Award Page at

HoHoKus Dental Associates (HDA) in Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J. (, is also a four-time Spectrum Award winner. HDA offers preventative, pediatric, cosmetic dentistry and more in a friendly, welcoming environment for all patients. Efficiency, accessibility, comfort and convenience are the hallmarks of HDA’s practice. The dedicated team of trained professionals provides personalized attention to each and every patient. Visit the practice’s Award Page at–Michael-T-Varallo-Dmd-Hohokus-NJ.

In partnership with The Stirling Center for Excellence, City Beat News (CBN) recognizes these three companies for providing an outstanding customer experience. Winners of the Spectrum Award are based on CBN’s independent, proprietary research and evaluation system, which identifies businesses and professionals with a track record of top-flight customer service and customer satisfaction. The rating system combines data collected from nominations, online and other customer reviews, surveys, blogs, social networks, business-rating services, and other honors and accolades – all of which express the voice of the customer.

CBN provides the results of its research to the public and businesses at no charge, reporting on its findings to consumers and business owners on a rolling annual basis. “Each and every year, there is one rating posted just for you, the consumer, to help you find who has rated among the best,” says CBN Editor Jamie Rawcliffe. “The Spectrum Award winners have earned our highest ratings and are posted on our website with their own Star Page.”

“The Stirling Center is pleased to have City Beat News join it in the goal of researching, recognizing and promoting superior customer service,” says Frank Andrews, Executive Director of The Stirling Center for Excellence. “It is right in line with our mission of providing services and resources to companies that place an emphasis on providing an outstanding customer experience.”

About City Beat News and The Stirling Center
The Stirling Center includes a learning and resource center with courses, team training and support, executive coaching, articles, and case studies focused on excellence. Its objective is to enable and encourage excellence across many fields, wherever it can. The Stirling Center,, recognizes service excellence in both commercial businesses such as those served by City Beat News and Pulse of the City News, and its “life” and “public service” divisions.

City Beat News and The Stirling Center are located in Lapeer, Michigan. For more information, call 866-732-9800 or go online to

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Bob Allen

Bob Allen

Bob Allen is The Daily Telescope''s senior editor. He is also a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist and a bestselling author. He lives in Los Angeles and covers the intersection of money, politics and finance. He appears periodically on national television shows and has been published in (among others) The National Post, Politico, The Atlantic, Harper’s,, Vice and He also has served as a journalist and consultant on documentaries for NPR and ShowTime. In 2014, he was the winner of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers' investigative journalism award, and the winner of the Izzy Award for Journalism from Ithaca College's Park Center for Independent Media. He was also a finalist for UCLA's Gerald R. Loeb Award and Syracuse University's Mirror Award. Before becoming a journalist in 2006, Sirota worked in Washington for, among others, U.S. Rep. Bernie Sanders, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee Minority Staff and the Center for American Progress.
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