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hospitality news… Projects: Andrea Dawson Sheehan, of Dawson Design Associates, recently won ‘First Place’ for Hospitality Projects featuring the Hotel Andra. The award was a part of the Annual Seattle Design Center’s Design Awards 2005. Congratulations! Felecia Fisher-Shamu, President of Vitality Casegoods, Restor-ations and Furniture Manufacturing was recently awarded the upholstery for the new Bergdorf Goodman Restaurant to open in New York this year. Expansions and Movements: Gary Soporito, Production manager at ENVEL DESIGN CORPORATION is pleased to announce the new 4,000 square foot laminating and cutting facility to their Thousand Oaks, California facility in October 2005. Manufacturing specialty luminous structures, ceilings, and specialty finishes, ENVEL has also appointed Mr. Shawn Mayer as a project manager responsible for national chain accounts. Recent completed fabrications are the high limit gaming area at Mirage and Caesar’s Palace. ( Picture Source is pleased to introduce two new art consultants, Kristine Morgan and Eva Terry. Both Kristine and Eva are based at our Seattle headquarters and will be involved in the hospitality and healthcare industries. ( Marco H. Kraft Joins Design Origins Design Origins has hired Marco H. Kraft as the western region vice president of sales according to company officials. “We are pleased Marco has joined the sales team at Design Origins and will be guiding our efforts in the Western Region. I previously had the opportunity of working with Marco for many years and know first hand his strong commitment to nurturing customer relationships and to superior customer service,” said Desiree Worsley, vice president of sales and marketing for Design Origins. As the western region vice president, Marco will be responsible for overseeing the Design Origins sales team dedicated to the western region www. or Shaw Hospitality at Convex-curved bar shelves furnished throughout “PURE” Ultralounge at Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, NV. 8 Chapter News Las Vegas Wynn Las Vegas sweeps NEWH Las Vegas 2nd annual Hospitality awards and recognizes Roger Thomas and Janellen Radoff with Lifetime Achievement Awards. On October 8, 2005, the Latour Ballroom at Wynn Las Vegas Casino and Resort, was a w h o ’s w h o o f Laura Frankenberg, President of LV Chapter with Roger Thomas, Lifetime Achievement Award. more than 500 guests, including Steve and Elaine Wynn. The honored attendees were surrounded by family, friends and peers that have ongoing respect for a team which has really changed Las Vegas over the years. Roger and Janellen were recognized for their significant contributions in concepts, designs, and implementation of Steve Wynn’s landmark casinos, beginning with the Golden Nugget. Steve and Elaine Wynn equally shared their appreciation and respect for two individuals and their team, allowing their dreams over the years to become a reality. President Laura Frankenberg’s vision brought this glamorous and memorable evening to a reality, with ongoing support and help from her committee, sponsors and family. Los Angeles Chapter, is happy to announce their Annual Fundraiser to be held Saturday December 3, at The Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The Ultra Lounge LA 2005, promises a jackpot of events, with Vegas-style gaming, glamorous cocktails and elegant dining. Please join the chapter in an eventful night by assisting in the fundraising efforts for scholarship, by contacting Kay Lang at: Pacific Design Center (PDC), the west coast’s leading resource for the interior design trades, announces

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