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Frederic Holzberger, founder and president of Aveda Fredric’s Corporation, has received the President’s Environmental Award in recognition of his vision, desire and ability to be environmental at all levels of his business. 877-283-3233
Aveda bestowed its first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award to Frederic Holzberger, founder and president of Fredric’s Corporation and owner of two Aveda Fredric’s Institutes, in October. Holzberger also was inducted into the Business Hall of Fame by the Junior Achievement of Greater Butler County (Ohio) that same month. 513-874-2226, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jim Root, general manager of spa operations for The Spa at Sea Island, has been elected chairman of the International SPA Association (ISPA). 800-732-4752
Dr. Patrick Furlong has joined YG Labōratories as the company's new president and chief operating officer. Additionally, Rebecca James Gadberry and Robert James are now co-CEO's of the company. James will also serve as chief financial officer, and Gadberry will become company chairman. 800-999-4569, email@example.com
Jennifer Lynn has been appointed spa director at Qua Baths & Spa, an alluring new experience at the legendary Caesars Palace hotel and casino in Las Vegas. 800-634-6001
The International SPA Association honored Michael Jacobson, PhD, co-founder and executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) in Washington, D.C., with its 2006 Alex Szekely Humanitarian Award; Sylvia Sepielli, owner and president of Sylvia Planning And design (SPAd Inc.), with its 2006 Visionary Award; and Gayle Brady, director of development for Skin Authority, with its 2006 Dedicated Contributor Award. 888-651-4772, firstname.lastname@example.org
Geoffrey Redmond, MD, will be talking about his recent book, The Hormonally Vulnerable Woman (ReganBooks/HarperCollins), especially treatment of female hair loss. A patient will also be featured, discussing her feelings about alopecia and the boost in self-esteem she feels as a result of her successful treatment. The Today Show will be broadcast on NBC affiliates all over the United States and this segment will be aired sometime between 8:15am and 9:00am, but check for the show time in your area.
Douglas Preston, CEO of Preston, Inc., was awarded The Day Spa Association’s Spa Person of the Year Award. In addition, Keith and Andre West-Harrison join the company’s education and consulting arm. 866-668-3753
The American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) board of directors recently honored board member John Halal, owner of Honors Beauty College and John & Friends Salon in Carmel, IN, by naming him Director of the Year. 800-831-1086