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FUNXION FUZION NAMED AS FINALIST IN
4th ANNUAL STEVIE® AWARDS FOR WOMEN IN BUSINESS


Stevie Award Winners to Be Announced in Las Vegas on November 12

Roselle, IL– October 8, 2007 – Funxion Fuzion was named a Finalist in the Entrepreneur of the Year category in The 4th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, presented by Infiniti.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, and the companies they run – worldwide.  The Stevie Awards have been hailed as “the business world’s own Oscars.”  (New York Post, April 27, 2005).

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word “crowned,” winners will be announced during a gala event at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Monday, November 12.  Nominated women executives and entrepreneurs from the U.S. and several other countries are expected to attend.  

More than 800 entries were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories, including Best Executive, Best Entrepreneur, and Best Community Involvement Program.  Funxion Fuzion is a Finalist in the Entrepreneur of the Year category.

Rose Jurczewski and Funxion Fuzion have been providing stress-free party planning for the past 11 years. Their challenges have included numerous functions such as... Baby Showers, Wedding Showers, Themed Weddings, Seminars for Pageant Training, Queen for a Day Tea Parties, Stage Settings, Pageant Winners Gifts, Fresh & Silk Floral Arrangements, Silent Auctions, Corporate Dinner Parties and even a Santa’s Workshop.

Finalists were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging.
Members of the Awards' Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and their staffs select Stevie Award winners from among the Finalists during final judging.

“Being named a Finalist in The Stevie Awards for Women in Business is an important achievement,” said Michael Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards.  “It means that independent business executives have agreed that the nominee is worthy of recognition.  We congratulate all of the Finalists on their achievement and wish them well in the competition.”

Rose Jurczewski and Funxion Fuzion are also Honored Member of Manchester’s Who’s Who, The Golden Web Award Winner for Excellence Achieved in Web Design, The Diamond Web Awards, Astral Award, Team Wedding Member, My Party Planner Member, Epic International Association Accreditation and a finalist in the Stevie Awards for the past two years.

Details about The Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/women. 

About Funxion Fuzion
Their goal has always been to take care of the party favors, centerpieces, and any decorating that may be needed. All the customer needs to take care of is the invitations and a caterer, if needed. Over the years, they have added many more customer-focused items such as balloons, centerpieces and gift baskets. They have also added to the stress-free party planning by hand delivering items or shipping via UPS to all 50 states.


About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Selling Power Sales Excellence Awards.  Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.

Infiniti is the presenting sponsor of The 2007 Stevie Awards for Women in Business.  Supporting sponsor is JetBlue.  Media sponsor is Pink magazine.  The Business TalkRadio Network will broadcast the ceremonies live nationwide.

About Infiniti       
Infiniti offers a full-line of luxury performance automobiles, including the G Coupe and Sedan, the M luxury performance sedan, FX premium crossover SUV,  the QX full-size luxury SUV, and the upcoming EX luxury crossover inspired by coupe design. More information about Infiniti and its Total Ownership Experience can be found at www.Infiniti.com.