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Sharon Mock, President of the Daytona Beach Area CVB Recipient of the Hospitality
Leadership Award from the Hotel & Lodging Association of Volusia County

Daytona Beach, Fla. – September 24, 2008 - The Hotel and Lodging Association of Volusia County honored its own September 12 with a dinner and awards ceremony at The Shores Resort & Spa.  Association President Bob Davis acted as emcee for the evening, which featured a special award leadership award.

“We were honored to present our own Sharon Mock, president and CEO of the Daytona Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, with the Hospitality Leadership Award,” said Davis.  “With 20 years of exemplary service and commitment to the local hospitality and tourism industry, Sharon was a natural choice.”  

Additional awards were given to hospitality employees, nominated by their respective properties, who were deemed as exemplary in their commitment and attention to customer service.  Award winners included: Lodging Employee of the Year Victor Rivera (Best Western Castillo Del Sol); Bellperson of the Year Danilo Toledo (Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront) Room Attendant of the Year Rosa Arrango; Guest Services Employee of the Year LaVonne Wheeler (Sun Viking Lodge); Food and Beverage Employee of the Year Felix Vega (The Shores Resort and Spa); Engineer/Maintenance Employee of the Year Bill Beach (The Shores Resort and Spa and Steve Weedo (West Western Aku Tiki); Sale and Marketing Employee of the Year Kathleen Shakelford (The Shores Resort and Spa); Security/Valet Employee of the Year Joe Ramirez (Hilton Garden Inn); Free Standing Employee of the Year Suzy Erdle (Daytona Beach Halifax Area Chamber of  Commerce.)

The Hotel & Lodging Association of Volusia County represents over 10,000 rooms, 150 allied members and 43,300 employees in the hospitality industry.


Bob Davis


Also See: 2008 Officers and Board Members Elected for the Daytona Beach Florida Area Hotel Association; Sharon Hughes, GM of the Hampton Inn Debary to Serve as Chair / February 2008


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