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Two Reno Hotels Place As Top 2 Casino Spas in 2013 According to SpaFinder

Reno is the place for luxurious relaxation according to SpaFinder® Wellness 365™ Readers!

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa is pleased to announce that for the fourth consecutive year, Spa Atlantis has been selected to receive a prestigious 2013 SpaFinder® Wellness 365™ Readers’ Choice Award for Best Casino Spa. In second place, is Reno’s Peppermill Casino Resort Spa.

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Fall Spa Specials at Atlantis and Peppermill Spas

Spa Atlantis

Perfectly Pumpkin Enzyme Facial

Powerful pumpkin enzymes rid your face of dull skin cells and impurities. Enjoy a hand massage while the antioxidant rich cranberry mask replenishes essential moisture.

Pumpkin Spice Spa Pedicure

Pumpkin infused enzyme foot masque and Shea Butter, finished with a selection from OPI’s new autumn polish collection.

Pretty in Pink FacialJoin Spa Atlantis in the fight against breast cancer with our exclusive spa treatments. $5 will be donated towards the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation for each treatment.

Candy Apple Anti-Aging Body WrapDelight your entire body in a fall-inspired tradition that begins with a rich exfoliant used to gently buff away dull skin. Your body is then hydrated with exclusive apple stem cell infused creams specially formualted to target anti-aging needs of the body.

Spa Toscana

Harvest Honey Glow Wrap

Chocolate Pumpkin Enzyme Facial

Oh My Pumpkin Pie Manicure or Pedicure

Thunder Canyon Named Nevada Golf Course of the Year

Thunder Canyon GolfThunder Canyon, a private golf and country club located in Washoe Valley, Nevada, has been named the 2011 Nevada Golf Course of the Year by the Nevada Golf Course Owners Association (NvGCOA).  In addition to this honor, Thunder Canyon was chosen as one of three finalists for the Golf Course of the Year Award by the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA).

Each year, the NGCOA honors the most outstanding successes of the past year.  These individuals and organizations have helped preserve the tradition of the game while embracing the challenges and opportunities of the golf business.  Each state chapter submits the application for the winner of the state award to the NGCOA who selects a course demonstrating four criteria: exceptional quality of the course, exceptional quality of ownership and management, outstanding contribution to its community, and significant contribution to the game.  The three finalists were Thunder Canyon located in Washoe Valley, Nevada; Hidden Valley located in Norco, California and Walnut Creek located in Marion, Indiana, all finishing ahead of such notable clubs such as Whistling Straits (Wisconsin) and Trump National (New Jersey).

The awards ceremony held in Orlando, Florida on February 9thalso honored David Leadbetter, Lifetime Achievement Award and Congressional Country Club, Bethesda, Maryland, as the Jemsek Award for Golf Course Excellence.  The winner of the 2011 Golf Course of the Year was Hidden Valley, Norco California. 

Thunder Canyon Golf 2Accepting the award for Thunder Canyon were Roger and Gayle Block, Owners, along with Bill Gibson, General Manager.  The Block’s were recognized for their nearly twelve years of ownership of Thunder Canyon as well as their work to promote golf on a local and national level.

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