Moses, Miller to be Honored at Gift For Life Party

NEW YORK-Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries' leading charitable organization, announced that two industry leaders, David Moses and Marcia Miller, will be honored during Gift for Life's 19th Annual Party for Life, taking place Jan. 30, 2011, here during the New York International Gift Fair. 

David Moses will receive the Bert Tonkin Gift of Giving Award, which recognizes philanthropic industry endeavors and sustained selfless efforts for industry benefit.  The award is named for industry benefactor Bert Tonkin, president of Western Exhibitors.

Marcia Miller will receive the Trailblazer Award, which recognizes an industry pioneer for outstanding achievement and significant contributions, as well as creative products and ideas with lasting impact.

Moses was founder and owner of the New York-based sales rep agency, The Lifelines Group. He joined OneCoast in 1998, and was president from 2001-2006.  In 2007, Moses founded and led industry consulting firm Next Step Strategies. In 2008, Moses became chief executive officer of Lazy Susan USA, one of Next Step's clients. He serves as a board member of Gift For Life and has served multiple terms as member of the advisory council for The New York International Gift Fair.

Marcia Miller is president of Mud Pie LLC. Mud Pie offers more than 4,000 functional and decorative items at any given time. Under Miller's leadership, Mud Pie has matured into a major force within the gift industry. 

The Gift for Life's 19th Annual Party for Life, to be held at The Boathouse at Central Park, benefits DIFFA.  Individual tickets are $125, and sponsorships from $500 through $25,000 are available.  For details, contact Steven Williams at swilliams@diffa.org, (212) 727-3100, or see the organization's Web site at giftforlife.org.

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