Thank You! JK Named Best of Loudoun, AMSA Independent Mover of the Year

Best of Loudoun 2017 Winner“If you ain’t first, you’re last.” – Ricky Bobby, Talladega Nights

While we don’t feel this way about our competitors, we certainly appreciate the recognition we receive from a variety of sources for our efforts in servicing our communities. Please indulge us as we proudly share a few of our most recent accolades.

AMSA Indy

The American Moving & Storage Association named JK Moving Services as the nation’s top independent moving company for 2016, honoring JK with the prestigious “Independent Mover of the Year” award. JK previously won the award in 2011.

The “Indy” recognizes the industry’s commitment to exceptional performance among independent movers not affiliated with a van line. Outstanding performance may be demonstrated through community involvement, customer service practices, innovative business methods, or employee relations.

In 2016, JK demonstrated such performance in a variety of ways:

  • In May, more than 80 JK employees packed and sealed 10,152 meal bags for Stop Hunger Now, who distributed the meals to Mozambique, to support school feeding programs, orphanages, and crisis relief.
  • In September, SmartCEO named JK one of Washington, D.C.’s Healthiest Companies, in recognition of JK helping employees maintain healthy lifestyles.
  • In November, JK donated 87 pounds of Halloween candy to Operation Gratitude, a nonprofit organization that delivers care packages to military members worldwide.

To read more about the award, check out AMSA’s press release.

Best of Loudoun

The Loudoun Times-Mirror announced JK Moving Services as the best moving company in Loudoun County, Virginia, according to its readers. JK has won the Best of Loudoun honor three times in the past four years.

According to the publication, more than 300,000 votes were cast by 27,500 participants in over 200 categories in December 2016.

Best of Loudoun is a readers’ poll which has been conducted by the Loudoun Times-Mirror for the past two years, encouraging the community to name the best-of-the-best each year. (The long-standing poll was formerly run by Leesburg Today from 1995-2015.)

To see the full list of winners, check out the Loudoun Times-Mirror’s Best of Loudoun release.

Best of Reston

Cornerstones and the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce recently named JK Moving Services a finalist in the 2017 Best of Reston Awards. The Best of Reston Awards honor companies and individuals who make significant contributions to the Reston/Dulles region through philanthropy and volunteerism.

JK’s Best of Reston entry highlighted its community give-back programs, including:

  • Sponsoring a book drive in September 2016. Together with its employees, JK donated more than 400 new books to All Ages Read Together, a Northern Virginia-based nonprofit that provides free school-readiness programs for at-risk preschool-aged children.
  • JK’s employees donated hundreds of gifts in December 2016 as part of the Loudoun County Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program, benefiting 63 children.
  • JK sponsored the Dynamite F.C. Loudoun Timberwolves youth soccer team, enabling children who otherwise would not be able to play on an organized sports team without the support of sponsors. The team JK sponsors finished undefeated this fall, going 8-0!

To learn more about all 22 Best of Reston finalists, check out RestonNow’s story.

Best of DC

Washington City Paper launched its Best of D.C. voting in early February. Companies servicing the nation’s capital compete for recognition as the best-of-the-best in different industries, including good & services, arts & entertainment, and food & drink. Voting for Best of D.C. closes on March 5.

To vote for JK, and your other favorite companies, visit Washington City Paper’s Best of D.C. poll.

We are humbled and grateful to our communities, which continue to support us through 35 years of growth in Greater Washington, D.C. But in order to continue our success, we need to get back to work, doing what matters most – providing a worry-free move experience for our customers!

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