These awards really showcase a group of extremely talented businesswomen, and winning the award tells me that, with my business, I am on the right track to fulfill my purpose of preventing unnecessary drowning tragedies.
Denver, CO (Vocus) November 30, 2010
TAB Member Mary Reilly-Magee, owner and founder of Love to Swim and Tumble School, recently won a Stevie Award for Best Entrepreneur in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business. In accepting the Stevie, Mary said, “When you’re in the business of saving lives, it’s easy to be passionate”.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, is an international competition recognizing the accomplishments of outstanding women executives and entrepreneurs, and the organizations they run. An unprecedented 1,200 entries from organizations of all sizes, in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration by organizations from all over the world.
“It’s truly an honor to win a Stevie Award,” said Mary Reilly-Magee. “These awards really showcase a group of extremely talented businesswomen, and winning the award tells me that, with my business, I am on the right track to fulfill my purpose of preventing unnecessary drowning tragedies.”
The Stevie Award falls in line with other recent recognition for Love to Swim and Tumble School and Mary Reilly-Magee, including features on Good Morning San Antonio and San Antonio Living morning shows and Nickelodeon’s Parents’ Pick for Best Swim School in San Antonio.
Founded in 2001, Love to Swim and Tumble School has already taught over 37,000 swim lessons to date. Mary Reilly-Magee currently serves as the Vice President and President-Elect of the U.S. Swim School Association, and is an active member of the National Drowning Prevention Alliance and the Swim for Life Foundation.
About Love to Swim and Tumble School
Love to Swim and Tumble School’s mission is to develop lifelong swimmers who are confident and masterful. Founded in 2001 by Mary Reilly-Magee, Love to Swim and Tumble School has locations in San Antonio and Schertz that provide swim lessons and tumble lessons. For additional information on swim lessons, links to resources and water-related articles, visit http://www.love-to-swim.com.
About The Stevie Awards
Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevie’s recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at http://www.stevieawards.com.
Mary Reilly-Magee is a member of The Alternative Board® - The Alternative Board® (TAB) is an exclusive membership organization for small and mid-sized businesses with revenues ranging from $1 – 100M. Founded in 1990, the company has worked with over 13,000 business owners. Membership in TAB provides business owners with targeted business coaching, peer advisory boards and a successful business owner network that spans the globe. For more information on TAB and peer advisory boards, please visit http://www.TheAlternativeBoard.com.