The Minnesota Media and
Publishing Association recognized Marine
Fabricator magazine, led by senior editor Elisa Bernick, with a Bronze
Award and a Silver Award in publishing excellence for how-to articles, “Seam
finishing for marine cushions and covers” and “Zipper basics and helpful sewing
techniques.” Both articles were written by Terri Madden, owner of Sand Sea
& Air Interiors Inc., in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Two additional IFAI magazines received Excellence Awards at the November gala event, and IFAI president and CEO Steve Schiffman was awarded the Hedley Donovan Award, which recognizes individuals who have shown outstanding lifelong dedication and have made exceptional contributions to Minnesota’s magazine industry.