Bailey’s Fine Jewelry Announces 2010 Employee Awards Winners for Cameron Village Location

RALEIGH, N.C. (Feb. 22, 2011) – Bailey’s Fine Jewelry is pleased to announce the 2010 Employee Award recipients for its Cameron Village location in Raleigh. Eight employees were recognized from the Cameron Village store at the company’s annual awards banquet, which was held Sunday at the Cardinal Club.

Margarita Allen received the Core Values award for the Cameron Village location. The Core Values award winner is voted on by fellow associates and is given to an individual who exemplifies the core values of Bailey’s Fine Jewelry, which include honesty, integrity, professionalism, sincerity and graciousness.

Allen also received the Salesperson of the Year award for the Cameron Village store, which is given to an individual who not only had top sales performance in 2010, but also went above and beyond for patrons and fellow associates in addition to always being a team player.

Eric Clemente received the Outstanding Service award, which honors the most valuable person in the company. This award is based on behind-the-scenes work and is given to an individual who consistently exceeds the expectations of the everyday job, and puts the interests of patrons, co-works and the overall company above his own. This award is given only to one employee company-wide.

Richard Nobrega was recognized as the Hugger of the Year for the Cameron Village store. The Hugger of the Year is awarded to the person who best exemplifies the ideals and traits learned in the Bailey’s employee training program.

Nobrega also received the Outstanding Achievement award for his ring design entry in Instore Magazine’s 2011 Ultimate Design Contest. Nobrega is currently a finalist in the contest for which the winner will be determined in the spring.

Josh Bernstein won the Award of Excellence. The Award of Excellence is awarded to the employee who exhibits outstanding growth and is an extremely valuable asset to the company. This award is given only to one employee company-wide.

Kitty Havrish was awarded the Outstanding Contribution award for 2010, which recognizes an employee who repeatedly goes above and beyond the expectations of the everyday job and puts the interest of the overall company above his or her own.

In addition, three Cameron Village store employees were recognized for their milestones in years of service. Jason Colmenero and Jeff Murphree were both honored for five years of service, while Eric Clemente was recognized for his 10 years with Bailey’s.

About Bailey’s Fine Jewelry

Founded in 1948, Bailey’s Fine Jewelry is a family owned-and-operated company with stores in Raleigh, Rocky Mount, Greenville and Fayetteville. Bailey’s offers jewelry from today’s most esteemed designers, exquisite diamonds, estate jewelry, fashion accessories, fine timepieces and gifts. With an emphasis on customer satisfaction, personalized services include custom design, watch and jewelry repair, appraisal and bridal registry. Steeped in family tradition, Bailey’s is one of the most well-regarded and innovative jewelry stores in North Carolina and is best known for its distinctive ‘Bailey Box’ slogan. For more information, please call toll-free (866) 725-3111 or visit online at www.baileybox.com.