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Cal Spas honors its top dealers

Cal Spas honored Your Home Resort (Rancho Cordova, Calif.) and Spa & Leisure (Plymouth, Minn.), two retailers of outdoor living furnishings, as top dealers during the International Pool & Spa Expo in Las Vegas. Your Home Resort won the Star Award, the Platinum Award and the Cal Flame BBQ Award, combining to make them Cal Spas' top dealer of home-resort products. Spa and Leisure was honored with the Diamond Award, signifying Cal Spas' No. 1 spa dealer.

Suncoast Furniture Co. has named Rick Baker as its national sales manager. Previously, Baker served as vice president of retail/wholesale division at Patio Enclosures, Macedonia, Ohio. Baker has been involved with the Casual Furniture Retailers Association, serving as a board member and as its president.

Pacific Design Center, a West Coast resource for the design trade, has named Casey Cook as director of marketing. Cook formerly was with Brown Jordan International as director of showrooms and accessories.

Homecrest has named Rob Quello Sales Representative of the Year for 2003–2004. His territory includes Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia.

Roger Cowles, former owner of Garden Art, has joined Three Coins as a sales representative. He may be contacted by phone, 860-205-9644, or e-mail,

Obituary: Tom Keating

Thomas E. "Tom" Keating, 66, died Jan. 24, at Memorial Healthcare, Owosso, Mich. Keating was retired from Woodard as vice president of sales and marketing after 13 years of service. Keating's career also included work at Twitchell, Kessler and Sun Isle.

YOUR HOME RESORT From left, Shiva Noble, Cal Spas; John Morsey and Marlene Duncan of Your Home Resort; Casey Loyd, Cal Spas, Dennis Duncan, Your Home Resort; Buzz Loyd, Jim Brakke and Tom Faludy, all of Cal Spas.

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