Public relations counsel and hospitality consultant Carl Candels
of Avon was presented the "Lifetime Achievement Award"
from the Connecticut Lodging Association in recognition of his
tireless dedication to the Connecticut Hospitality Industry.
The award was presented by CLA president Rolf T. Hammer of The
Homestead Inn of New Milford at the 94th annual meeting of the
association held at the Pequot Tower Hotel at Foxwoods Resort
and Casino on September 10th.
Carl has served 28 years as executive vice president of the Connecticut
Hotel-Motel Association, 20 years as executive director of the
Hartford Motel Association and was named 1991 "Tourism Promoter
of the Year.] by the Governor's Tourism Council. He is also a
marketing consultant with Southside Media, the publisher of this