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Association Trends Publications First Place Award

Association Trends Publications First Place Award given to Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot

Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot, the quarterly publication of HandweaversGuild of America, Inc., was awarded Association Trends PublicationsFirst Place Award in the 1996 Contest. The coveted award was presentedto Sandra Bowles, Executive Director and Editor-in-Chief, at theannual Awards Luncheon on January 30, 1997, in Washington, D.C.

More than 400 entries competedfor 23 first place awards for the prestigious recognition of excellenceby publishing peers. "Association Trends", the nationalweekly newspaper for association executives and suppliers, inpresenting the award cited the criteria for first place honorsas overall appearance, including printing, paper, and color; layoutof articles, headlines and balance; style, focusing on art qualityand arrangement; content, writing quality, presentation, and continuity;appropriateness and suitability to the purposes and interestsof the readers; and effectiveness.

Handweavers Guild of America, Inc., is an international not-for-profit, member organization dedicated to upholding excellence in handmade textiles, promoting the textile arts and preserving textile heritages around the world. As an organization for fiber artists of all levels, it encompasses weavers, spinners, dyers, basketweavers, and other members of the fiber community. HGA-supported activities help develop public awareness of and appreciation for the fiber arts, as well as provide inspiration and information about fiber arts to the fiber craftspersons. Its headquarters and the office for Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot are located at 1255 Buford Highway, Suite 211, Suwanee, GA 30024, telephone (678-730-0010); Email hga@weavespindye.org; Web site: http://www.weavespindye.org