City Beat News Honors Repeat & First-Time Winners for Earning High Customer Satisfaction Ratings

City Beat News’ most recent group of Spectrum Award recipients includes repeat winners and a first-time winner from across the United States.

Lapeer, MI, March 16, 2019 --( City Beat News prides itself on recognizing companies and professionals that provide their customers with an excellent customer experience. Among the most recent recipients of its prestigious Spectrum Customer Satisfaction Award are several repeat winners as well as a first-time honoree.

Winners of the Spectrum Award are based on City Beat News’ independent, proprietary research and evaluation system. 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. Those that earn a 4-star or 5-star rating receive the Spectrum Award.

First-time Talk Award winner in Parker, Colo., offers environmentally friendly, award-winning, one-stop shopping for all its customers’ mowing, fertilization and weed control, gardening, sprinkler, Christmas lighting, and snow removal needs. has been providing clients with beautiful yards and the time to enjoy them since 1998. Locally owned and operated, the company offers its clients the best products, professional knowledge and the best service. Visit its Award Page at

Alforon ( in San Diego is a fusion Lebanese kitchen unlike anything out there. Offering authentic flatbreads and old country comfort food, the restaurant makes everything in-house using only fresh local and imported ingredients. It is an extension of its staff and how they prepare food in their own homes. Alforon takes its customers on a journey to the Old Country of Lebanon in a beautiful setting with a friendly smile and a warm welcome. Recently, Alforon took home its fifth consecutive Spectrum Award. Visit its Award Page at

Dream Salon & Spa ( in Cincinnati has brought home the Spectrum Award every year since it opened in 2014. Customers can find what they need for a full day of pampering or a quick pick me up, including hair color and cuts, nail services, waxing, and facials. The vision at Dream Salon & Spa is to offer a relaxing and enjoyable salon experience tailored to each customer’s specific needs. The employees strive for excellence and work hard to ensure everyone’s visit is unlike any other. They are committed to providing excellent care and customer service as well as helping people feel good about themselves and how they look. Visit the salon’s Award Page at

Krown Employment Services, LLC ( of Pittsburgh is a full-service staffing company providing administrative, clerical, industrial and technical candidates to businesses throughout the Golden Triangle. The team at Krown aims to make it easier for its business partners to find the high-quality employees they need while helping qualified candidates find gainful employment. Krown believes in integrity, honesty, loyalty and building long-term partnering relationships with its clients, all of which have contributed to its five consecutive Spectrum Awards for Customer Satisfaction. Visit the company’s Award Page at

“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.”

City Beat News provides the results of its research to both consumers and businesses at no charge, reporting on its findings 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 City Beat News Editor, Jamie Rawcliffe. “The Spectrum Award winners have earned our highest ratings and are posted on our website with their own Award Page.”

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 encourage and enable 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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