Turner Construction Co.'s Ohio region led the company nationally in 2012 in partnering with minority- and women-owned business enterprises. A total of $206 million in contracts was awarded to such firms in 2012 in Ohio, which equates to 25 percent of Turner's volume of work. Turner Construction has an office in Cleveland. Point of Purchase Advertising International named Darko Inc. of Twinsburg a Display of the Year award winner in the semipermanent division for its Imaginext Castle Dragon for Fisher-Price Inc. at the Outstanding Marketing at Retail Achievement Awards competition. Entries were judged on design, innovation, interactivity and the proven ability to lift sales.
Paragon Consulting, an information technology consulting company in Mayfield Heights, and client Vitamix, an Olmsted Falls manufacturer of high-performance blending equipment, were awarded Sitecore Site of the Year -- North America program, in the Best Home Goods category. The award recognizes companies who have developed exceptional websites using Sitecore software.
Kronheims Furniture will have the grand opening of its newest location, a 30,000-square-foot showroom in Mentor at 7590 Mentor Ave., the weekend of May 24. Go to kronheimsfurniture.com for more information.
District, a restaurant and bar at 1350 Euclid Ave., in Cleveland's theater district, has opened for business. District, which serves contemporary American cuisine, is co-owned and operated by Eric McIntyre and Seth Bromberg, owners of the Melting Pot restaurants in Lyndhurst and Fairview Park. For more information go to tinyurl.com/czx6aa7 or call 216-858-1000.