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In Memory of Simon

“I feel you in the same wind that makes the leaves dance, in the same sun rays that nourish the flowers, in the same night air that feeds the campfire flames. I smile knowing you are present in every form you so dearly loved.” – Scott Hoehne These words were written by Scott, a PIR […]


Labor Day Celebration

Partners In Recognition employees took a break Friday to celebrate the 2-year mark of manufacturing plaque programs and displays passed on to us by MD Designs. The PIR group has enjoyed learning the new lines of awards and have added the necessary equipment and training to serve all of our clients’ unique needs. PIR celebrates […]


Reds Game, Partners In Recognition outing

Work Hard – Play Hard

We have a company mantra that has been around since we opened our doors in 2001 – “Work Hard – Play Hard.”  This phrase has echoed through our building from the beginning, 21 years ago, and it is still part of our culture today. PIR has high expectations of our employees and they always come through […]


Unexpected Outcome

Partners In Recognition had a sales meeting this week that involved our sales representatives from around the country and our PIR staff.  The home office had been working on the content of this meeting for over 6 months – all the time focusing on our time as a “sales meeting” – our agenda looked very much […]


Giving Back

Partners in Recognition would like to thank all of our wonderful clients that we had the privilege to work with in 2021. We like to express our gratitude by selecting one of our clients as the recipient of our Charitable Gift Fund. PIR sales representatives nominate clients to be considered for the charitable gift and […]


Area Naming by Donors

Virtual Dedications During Covid Restrictions

As the old saying goes, “where there’s a will, there’s a way!” and that is exactly the sentiment our clients across the country are taking when recognizing donors and dedicating new spaces. A global pandemic has not stopped the honoring of individuals, it has just taken a different form than the traditional gathering of guests […]


Identity Graphics, Endowments and Distinguished Awards for Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern University trusted Partners in Recognition to craft several displays to honor their Endowment Awards and Distinguished Award Winners, as well as their college logos. The displays are fabricated from stainless steel and laminates with updatable features behind removable acrylic panels.


Navigating the Pandemic – Virtual Ribbon Cutting

The pandemic has created more chaos and barriers than we care to list, but it also has forced creativity in how we handle our work, social situations and every other aspect of our daily lives. We’ve been navigating these constant changes and road blocks for months – some are easy to overcome, some, well, not […]


Outdoor Memorial Display

Outdoor Memorial Giving Display

The design of the Memorial Recognition wall in the Julie Curci Memorial Garden at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, CA was a collaboration between landscape architects Bill Rabben and Amy Kim from Rabben/Herman, the Hoag Hospital Foundation, and Partners In Recognition, Inc.  The goal was an understated display that compliments the garden while honoring memorial […]


MD Designs Passes the Torch

Writing about the closing of MD Designs is not easy. Partners In Recognition (PIR) is excited to have the opportunity to work with new clients that have always been faithful to MD, but we’re terribly saddened that a pillar in the recognition world has closed their doors, ending over 50 years of serving recognition clients.


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