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Discovery Science Center Named One of Orange County’s Most Trustworthy Brands

Santa Ana, CA, USA (June 13, 2012) /PRWEB/ — Discovery Science Center (DSC) was honored yesterday as one of Orange County’s Most Trustworthy Brands by The Values Institute at DGWB and OC METRO Magazine at the 3rd Annual Orange County Trust Summit.

The Summit, held at the Disneyland Hotel among 400 Southern California business and nonprofit leaders, honored 10 local brands based in, or commonly associated with, Orange County for their exemplary public trust and social entrepreneurialism following a six-month survey and peer review. The finalists for the 2012 Most Trustworthy Brands: Orange County Edition ™ include the Anaheim Ducks, Automobile Club of Southern California, Black & Decker, Goodwill of Orange County, Kaiser Permanente, Oakley, South Coast Plaza, Wahoo’s Fish Taco, Whole Foods, and Discovery Science Center.

According to survey respondents, DSC’s trust strengths are in sincerity, loyalty and connection, with its top mark in the area of advocacy, saying they would recommend this organization to others. Discovery Science Center President Joe Adams says the results speak to the organization’s core principles. “Since our opening in 1998, we have been dedicated to the organization’s core principles in providing exceptional guest service, while delivering high-quality educational exhibits and family entertainment,” says Adams. “We are so proud and honored to be mentioned as one of the Most Trustworthy Brands in Orange County, because it shows the relationship and trust we have built with the 470,000 visitors we see each year.”

2012 Most Trusted Brands: Orange County Edition used a proprietary online survey measuring trust through 25 trust dimensions in five “macro” values categories of ability, consistency, identification, sincerity and concern to create a short list of brands to spotlight for the year. The complete list and profile of each honored brand is published in the June issue of Newport Beach-based OC METRO magazine.

Imaginations run wild through more than 100 hands-on exhibits at Discovery Science Center, Orange County’s leading destination for hands-on science fun. Take the Eco Challenge and become a green superhero, explore the inner workings of a two-story tall dinosaur and try your best slap shot against the Anaheim Duck’s goalie! Since 1998, Discovery Science Center has been a non-profit organization dedicated to educating young minds, assisting teachers and increasing public understanding of science, math and technology through interactive exhibits and programs. Open daily from 10am – 5pm. For further information, visit us online

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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