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bubble bash a great success!! by David Burg Greeting the sold out venue in English and Spanish, CoChair Starling smilingly announced, “This event proves that a designer and purchasing agent can successfully work together!” Starling congratulated HD/VNU on another record setting HD BOUTIQUE Expo and expressed gratitude to the dignitaries of HD/VNU and the NEWH International Board, of for coming. She recognized the Chapter Board who acted as event Ambassadors showing hospitality ‘South Florida Style’, greeting and seeing to sponsors throughout out the evening. “We put the emphasis on the ‘N’ and ‘H’ in NEWH,” she mused. A highlight of the evening was the announcement by Cindy Guthrie of NEWH South Florida’s efforts to support the UNICEF School-In-A- Box program. Zina Zimmerman, NEWH Director of Public Relations and Lynda Welte, NEWH Chair of International Community Development programs, explained the plight of education in third world countries. Jillian Van Dresser, NEWH Past-President, introduced Mr. Harvey Nudelman from Fabricut and Mr. Dean Gordon from Northeast Textiles, and thanked others, for generously sponsoring and matching donations for the School-In-A-Box Program. President Guthrie gratefully expressed, “The School bells placed at each table, rang out in a chorus of support as guests made further contributions, signaling educational futures for children half a world away. It was exciting and gratifying to know we helped those lives.” We look forward to seeing you next year for our 4th Annual Event on 19th September, 2006! Photos courtesy of Sipco Publications & Events The South Florida Chapter of NEWH successfully hosted their 3rd Annual BUBBLE BASH at famed Mansion, South Beach, Florida on September 15th as the finale event to HD Boutique 2005. The ‘to capacity’ event offered lively Floribbean themed fare, entertainment and music to a sold out list of the ‘Industries’ Who’s-Who’ who laughed, ate and danced ‘til dawn. With bubbles blowing, giant videos screens rolling and glasses clinkingsmart strappy sandals stepped out to the dance floor as the venue was transformed from linen covered dining room to SoBe nightclub lounge complete with engaging dancers. Co-Chairs Stacey Berman, Berman Purchasing and Dawn Starling, IIDA, Starling & Associates together with chapter President Cindy Guthrie, Guthrie Associates, saw to every detail. 23

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of NEWH - November 2005

NEWH - November 2005
Letter from the President
Hospitality News
Learning from Las Vegas, Exposing the Masters
Concept Hotels
Hospitality Industry Finds Friend in IRS
Mof Mof – Minimum of Fuss, Maximum of Flavor
Bubble Bash a Great Success!!
Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort
NEWH Welcomes New Corporate Partner NLP Industries
School from the Heart Update
Coming Events

NEWH - November 2005