The California Wildfire and the Spa Industry: Recovery Time

The following information is provided as a supplement to the article “The California Wildfire and the Spa Industry” by Camille Hoheb running in the January 2008 issue of Skin Inc. magazine. To learn more about the effect of the wildfires on the California spa industry, please see the current issue of Skin Inc. magazine.

How to Donate
More than 340 students and 20 staff members lost their homes within the Poway School District. The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) has established a PUSD Fire Relief Fund to assist all students, families and staff affected by the recent wildfires. Please make checks payable to PUSD Fire Relief Fund and mail to:
Poway Unified School District
13626 Twin Peaks Road
Poway, CA 92064-3034, or for more info, log onto
     Also, log on to for a list of national and state organizations accepting donations for the victims of the California wildfires.

Resources at Your Fingertips
They say that knowledge is power. To prepare for an emergency is good business sense.  To learn what to do in case of emergency, contact your local chapter of the American Red Cross or log onto Other useful Web sites include:

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