|San Diego, CA – May 8, 1999 - Nina Sciuto, Assistant
Director of Human Resources for San Diego Paradise Point Resort, was honored
with the prestigious Travelers Aid Help on the Move Award at an awards
luncheon Friday, May 7, 1999. Nina was chosen among finalists from
around San Diego County as the recipient of this highly coveted award.
Nina received the award for her tireless efforts and selfless devotion
as a bilingual wish granter for the San Diego Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Nina volunteers her time outside of work year-round to help make the dreams
of children living with life-threatening illnesses come true.
to the resort’s eleven-year involvement with the Make-A-Wish Foundation,
Nina was sought out by the Foundation to volunteer as a bilingual wish
granter. Nina warmly accepted the opportunity and has since been
involved throughout the past year helping to make children’s wishes come
true in the Hispanic communities of San Diego.
San Diego Paradise Point Resort will host the 12th Annual Make-A-Wish
Golf Tournament Monday, June 28, 1999. The tournament is expected
to exceed the $1 million mark in total donations. To date, the tournament
has raised $875,000, which directly benefits the children of the Make-A-Wish
Foundation of San Diego. The entire tournament is completely staffed by
employee volunteer hours and has become a labor of love for all of the
resort employees. The annual golf tournament was also
the recent recipient of the 1999 California State Tourism Award for Best
Community Service Program.
Celebrating 37 years of excellence, San Diego Paradise Point Resort
is a two-time recipient of the Finest Service Award presented by the Convention
and Visitors Bureau. Paradise Point Resort is a 44-acre tropical
island surrounded by a mile of white sandy beach and located just across
the street from SeaWorld Adventure Park at 1404 West Vacation Road, San
Diego, CA 92109. For more information regarding the 12th Annual Make-A-Wish
Golf Tournament, contact the tournament Director, Steve Gaspari, at (619)