Awards and Accolades
January 1, 2004
Spa person of the year announcedPeggy Wynne Borgman was named Spa Person of the Year by attendees of the Face & Body & Healthy Aging Conference 2003 held in San Francisco. Borgman is the president of Preston Wynne, which operates, manages, and consults for spas. An esthetician by training, she co-founded Preston Wynne Spa in 1983. It has since grown to two locations and a staff of 70. The Day Spa Association chooses a Spa Person of the Month six times a year. Those chosen are influential individuals who have made significant contributions in shaping the day spa industry nationwide as well as in their own communities. The Spa Person of the Year is chosen during a major industry event once a year from the pool of current and previous years' Spa Persons of the Month. Borgman joins Catherine Atzen of Atzen Clinical Spa and Cheryl Stott of Aroma Works Software. They won the award in 2001 and 2002 respectively.
Broadmoor Wins Mobil Five-Star AwardMobile Travel Guide, an Exxon Mobil Travel Publication, recently announced the 2004 recipients of the Mobil Five-Star Award to an audience of publishing and media representatives in New York City. For the forty-fourth consecutive year, The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs was named as one of the best resorts. "The Mobile Five-Star Award indicates that an establishment is one of the best in the country-a leader in the hospitality industry-and is able to provide a consistently superlative level of service, quality, and ambience," says Kenneth P. Cohen, vice president, public affairs, Exxon Mobile Corporation.
Catherine Hinds Institute Receives National AwardThe Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics (Woburn, MA) has been recognized by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT) as a recipient of the 2003 School of Distinction Award. The award is given to career schools of any vocation that show a dedicated commitment to the expectations of ACCSCT accreditation as well as a commitment to delivering quality educational programs to students, graduates, and employers.
An G. Hinds (holding award) is surrounded by her staff.
Satin Smooth Announces Smoothest Skin Award WinnersSatin Smooth, a division of Conair Professional Brands, recently sponsored the twenty-first annual Miss Hawaiian Tropic International Pageant, where it announced the Smoothest Skin Award winners at the end of the week-long event. The contest was created to celebrate soft skin and fabulous bodies that are enhanced by Satin Smooth's professional waxing products and services. The event drew contestants from across the U.S. to participate as part of the Hawaiian Tropic annual beauty event. The grand prize was awarded to Joanna Harbin of Orlando, FL, who received a cash prize paired with a professional photo shoot for Conair, hotel accommodations, meals, transportation, and related expenses. In addition, she will make an appearance at a national trade show presenting Satin Smooth products. Second-place winner Ashley Smith of Jacksonville, FL, received a cash prize plus a professional photo shoot and a modeling contract. Third-place winner April Brown of Six Flags, GA, received a cash prize and a professional photo shoot. Conair Corporation's Susanna DiSotto, brand manager of Satin Smooth, judged the contest. "The launch of the Smoothest Skin Award was a great way for Satin Smooth to be part of the Hawaiian Tropic family," says DiSotto. "It was really a great experience for Satin Smooth to be among such beautiful and intelligent women. I'm proud to be a sponsor."
Contestants of the Miss Hawaiian Tropic Pageant gathered in Hawaii.