Back row, from left; Bernie Gilsenan, La Royale; Angela Priest and Annette Brady, John Lynch Carpets; Mary McGuigan, Meath Chronicle/Inspire; Ger Doherty, Fly on the Wall Marketing; Rebecca Wilkinson, Wilkinson Jewellers; Annette Duffy, Meath Chronicle/Inspire; Marian Caffery, Meath Chronicle; Rita Leggett, Motivation Weight Management, Ashbourne; Ciara Gunning, Headfort Arms Hotel; front row, from left: Catherine Conaty, Ben Garry, Navan and Trim; Therese Allen, Headfort Arms Hotel; Jennifer Callan, Callan & Harte; Paul Leggett, Motivation Weight Management, Navan; and Joanne Mallon, Ribbon Rouge.
Now in its third year, the Meath Style Awards was officially launched at the Headfort Arms Hotel last Monday, February 4th.
Following on from the success of previous years the glamorous awards ceremony will take place on Friday, April 5th at the Headfort Arms Hotel in Kells. Mary McGuigan, sales manager at the Meath Chronicle, said: "The Meath Style Awards seek to recognise people involved in the fashion and beauty industries in Meath and to acknowledge their contribution to life, both economically and socially, in the county." "Last year's event was a great success and gave a huge morale boost for businesses who were nominated," she continued.
Eight awards will be presented at the ceremony - Best Boutique, Best Accessories, Best Bridal, Best Beauty Salon/ Day Spa, Best Hair Salon, Best New Business, Best Interiors, and Best in Social Media, a new category for 2013. An overall 'Excellence in Style' award will be presented to a winner chosen from the category winners. Last year's category winners included Navan boutique Ribbon Rouge, Trim hair salon Headstart and La Royale Day Spa, Navan. The Excellence in Style award was won by Balance Medi Spa, Navan. There will be a Best Dressed Lady competition on the day with Inspire's stylist Maria Kelly on hand to judge the most stylish lady. Guests will also receive a goodie bag. A special edition of Inspire, featuring profiles of nominees and sponsors, will be published to conicide with the awards ceremony.
This year's sponsors are Motivation Weight Management Clinic, Asbourne and Navan; The Headfort Arms Hotel, Kells; Callan and Harte, Navan; Ebony Rose Interiors, Navan; La Royale Day Spa; Wilkinson's Jewellers, Navan; Ribbon Rouge, Navan; Ben Garry, Navan and Trim; John Lynch Carpets, Navan and Inspire magazine. To enter all you need to do is nominate your business by filling out the application form below or by visiting www.meathchronicle.ie/styleawards2013 where you can enter online. You can also nominate your favourite business for an award. Entries should be returned to the Meath Chronicle, Navan. The closing date for entries is February 26th.
For more information contact Mary McGuigan on 046-9079660 or 087 2849236 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Linda Cahill on 046-907 9654. For up-to-date news see www.facebook.com/styleawards