KATY Daniel, the Rosemary Conley Diet and Fitness Clubs franchisee in the North Devon area, is a finalist in the Company's Business Development Awards 2008, after beating off competition from many of the 180 franchisees nationwide. Rosemary Conley, CB

KATY Daniel, the Rosemary Conley Diet and Fitness Clubs franchisee in the North Devon area, is a finalist in the Company's Business Development Awards 2008, after beating off competition from many of the 180 franchisees nationwide. Rosemary Conley, CBE, presented Katy with the Finalists' Award at a ceremony held at the Barcel— Hinckley Island Hotel, Leicestershire. Katy began running a Rosemary Conley Diet and Fitness Clubs franchise in January 2005 and each week she now runs 10 classes in Bideford, Fremington, Barnstaple, Westward Ho, Torrington and Bratton Fleming. Said Rosemary Conley: "Katy has performed extremely well to become a Finalist in the Business Development Awards 2008. The award recognises the achievements of those franchisees who have demonstrated a significant improvement in their overall business performance. "Katy has worked tremendously hard to build her business and achieve a high market penetration in her area." Katy added: "I am delighted to be a Finalist in the Business Development Awards 2008. Running a Rosemary Conley Diet and Fitness Club is incredibly rewarding and it is a terrific achievement to reach this stage in the awards. "Rosemary Conley's formula for losing weight the healthy way - low fat eating combined with exercise - is the best possible way for people to slim down and stay slim. "Our classes offer a fun and sociable way for members to achieve their weight loss goals. Even when they reach their target weight, members continue to attend classes week after week, just to maintain their weight and to take part in the exercise sessions.