Legendary station manager and former 2PK DJ Ken Birch who passed away earlier this year will be honoured by a  new award which will be featured as part of the 2006 Parkes Business Awards.

The on going tribute to ‘Kool Ken’ is for Excellence in Customer Service and will be judged by customers. Ken was a man who knew the recipe only to well that is needed to get it right and keep the customer happy.

Ken Birch had a lifetime’s association with Parkes and formed many life long friends.

The Parkes Business Awards will be held at the Parkes Services Club on Saturday night, November 11, and will reward local businesses for their service to customers