Kim R. Todora
She has had a long-standing commitment to the Promotional Products Education Foundation (PPEF), serving as Chair in 2004, and on the PPEF Scholarship Committee in 2003, 2004 and 2009. She was a strong advocate for the formation of the PPAI Woman’s Leadership Conference and chaired the event in 2008 and 2009 and continued to serve on the committee in 2010.
Price is the third recipient of the PPAI Woman of Achievement Award. Previous winners are Carol Aastad, MAS, who retired from Geiger a few years ago and Margaret Custer-Ford, MAS, retired founder of MARCO Ideas Unlimited, Portland, OR.
More About Margie Price, MAS
She has volunteered and served on boards for the homeless, AMC National Board of Trustees, the AMC St. Louis Council of Auxiliaries, AMC Cancer Research Center, Suburban League, American Cancer Society, Children’s Miracle Network, Brain Association of Missouri, Center for Head Injury Services, St. Louis Sports Commission and many more.
Her philanthropic recognition includes, the Diamond Circle AMC Cancer Research Center, the Volunteer Excellence Award from the Center for Head Injury Services, the Friend of the Chapter award from the Brain Injury Association of Missouri, an appointment from the late Missouri Governor Mel Carnahan to represent families of closed head trauma at state meetings, the Excalibur Award from the American Cancer Society, the Inspiration Award from the Wellness Community and the Collaborative Impact Award from the American Cancer Society.
She attended Washington University majoring in marketing, business and finance, the Mini Medical School at Washington University and the Mini Law School at St. Louis University.
Since 1903, Promotional Products Association International, a not-for-profit, has been the standard setting international trade association for the promotional products industry. PPAI offers education, tradeshows, business products and services, mentoring, technology and legislative support to its members. Today, PPAI serves more than 9,000 global members who lead the $16.5 billion dollar industry. The multi-billion-dollar industry includes wearables, writing instruments, calendars, drinkware and many other items, usually imprinted with a company’s name, logo or message. PPAI created and maintains the UPIC (Universal Promotional Identification Code), the industry’s only free identification system and universal company database. For information regarding PPAI or to learn more about the proven power of promotional products (including research and case studies), visit the PPAI website at www.ppai.org
Editor’s Note: Photos and B-Roll available upon request.
Photos and B-Roll available upon request.