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DEF announces Good Award honorees


Pictured from left are Lisa Cochin, representing Forevermark, Peter Engel, representing Fred Meyer Jewelers, Yancy Weinrich for JCK Events and DEF President Phyllis Bergman. DEF is recognizing all three companies for their contributions to the jewelry industry.

New York--Forevermark, JCK and Fred Meyer Jewelers will be honored at the Diamond Empowerment Fund’s (DEF) third annual Good Awards for their global leadership and for making a positive difference in communities around the world.

DEF revealed the names of the next Good Awards honorees at the Luxury Privé show’s Great Gatsby-themed opening cocktail reception, held Sunday night at the Pierre Hotel.

The Good Awards are scheduled for Jan. 9 at the Empire Penthouse Lounge in New York.

Accepting the awards on behalf of their respective companies will be Stephen Lussier, Forevermark CEO; Yancy Weinrich, group vice president at JCK Events; and Peter Engel, president of Fred Meyer Jewelers.

“Fred Meyer Jewelers is incredibly proud to be honored by the DEF with a Good Award. The admirable work of the DEF, especially making a difference in the lives of young people, is a mission that Fred Meyer Jewelers strongly supports,” Engel said.

Information on Good Awards tickets, advertising and sponsorship packages can be found on the DEF website here.