Pride Awards winner ‘overwhelmed’

THE overall winner of this year’s Boston Standard Pride Awards said she was shocked to pick up two prizes from the event.

Salon Alchemy receptionist Mo Fountain picked up the customer care award after winner a reader vote, and was selected by sponsors L&H Homes as the overall winner.

Boston Pride Awards presentations.

Boston Pride Awards presentations.

She won the customer care award for the exceptional service she shows people of all ages and from all walks of life.

Her nominee pointed to the way she always makes people feel welcome, and for ensuring guests at the salon feel special and loved.

Collecting her award for customer care, a humble Mo said: “I really did not expect it - I’m just a receptionist. I just do my job and enjoy what I do and enjoy meeting people. I listen to customer’s problems and try to help them out where I can as I hope they will come back.”

Picking up the final award of the night, for the overall winner, Mo said she was shocked to have been awarded again. She said: “I’m very surprised, it’s overwhelming.”

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