St. Francis, Rust receive ADDY Awards

Saturday, February 14, 2004

St. Francis Medical Center, The Wright Group and Rust Communications won "best of show" awards at the ninth annual Tri-State Advertising and Marketing Professionals ADDY Awards dinner in Cape Girardeau on Friday night.

St. Francis Medical Center won electronic best of show for its "Women's Heart Advantage" 30-second television spot. The Wright Group advertising agency in Pinckneyville, Ill., won print best of show for its self- promotion. Rust Communications captured the mixed media campaign best of show for its "Faces and Places -- Experience Cape Girardeau" advertising campaign. Rust Communications owns the Southeast Missourian.

More than 130 people, representing advertising and media businesses from the Cape Girardeau, Paducah, Ky., and Harrisburg, Ill., markets attended the awards dinner at the Drury Lodge.

The awards recognized advertising work done in 2003.

The competition garnered a record 179 entries for print and electronic advertising, said Chuck Moffitt, president of the Tri-State Advertising and Marketing Professionals organization.

Besides best of show awards, the group presented eight ADDY of Distinction awards, 18 ADDY awards and 35 citations of excellence.

Entries were judged based on creativity, originality and creative strategy.

Moffitt announced that the Tri-State organization plans to establish advertising and marketing scholarships at Southeast Missouri State University, Murray State University in Kentucky and Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

Dr. Martin Jones, dean of the college of liberal arts at Southeast, announced the awards.

The ADDY Awards is a three-tiered national competition conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation.


2003 ADDY Award winners

An ADDY Award went to Concord Printing Services/Rust Communications in the Collateral Material category for the "Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge invitation" for the Missouri Department of Transportation. Credits go to: Gary Rust II, Kate Schaefer, David Crowe, Tonya Wells, Angela Wilson.

A Citation of Excellence went to Concort Printing Services/Rust Communications in the Collateral Material category for the "Football 2003 Medical Guide Cover" for Southeast Missouri State University." Credits go to Amy Chiles, Barry Thornton, Nancy Greaser.

A Citation of Excellence went to Concord Printing Services/Rust Communications in the Collateral Material category for "Southeast Men's Basketball Schedule Poster" for Southeast Missouri State University. Credits go to Amy Chiles, Barry Thornton, Nancy Greaser, Joel Ray.

A Citation of Excellence went to Concord Printing Services/Rust Communications in the Direct Response Connective Media category for the "Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge Book." Credits go to Carol Robert, Gary Rust II, Kate Schaefer.

An ADDY Award went to Craig Williams Creative Inc., in the Direct Marketing category for "Community Profile" for the Grand Forks, N.D., Chamber of Commerce. Credits go to Clinton Eilerts, Christopher Miller and Craig Williams.

An ADDY Award went to Craig Williams Creative Inc. in the Direct Marketing category for "Relocation Guide" for the The Greater San Antonio, Texas, Chamber of Commerce. Credits go to Pam Kellerman, Christopher Miller, Craig Williams, Shawn Williams.

A Citation of Excellence went to Craig Williams Creative Inc. in the Collateral Material category for "Pinckneyville Illinois -- An American Hometown" for the Pinckneyville Chamber of Commerce. Credits go to Craig Williams.

A Citation of Excellence went to Craig Williams Creative Inc. in the Collateral Material category for the "Bowling Green, Ky., ViewBook" for the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce. Credits go to Shawna Vercellino, Shawn Williams, Christopher Miller.

A Citation of Excellence went to Craig Williams Creative Inc. in the Director Marketing category for "Raleigh & Wake County" for the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. Credits go to Shawna Vercellino and Christopher Miller.

A Citation of Excellent went to Element 74 in the Collaterial Material category for "Advance Guard Militaria" catalog. Credits go to Lou Peukert.

An ADDY Award went to KFVS TV in the Public Service category for "Area Wide United Way Campaign Video." Credits go to Dan Timpe, Nancy Jernigan, Amy Jacquin.

A Citation of Excellence went to KFVS TV in the Out of Home category for "Heartland News Vehicles Graphic." Credits go to Teresa Connell.

A Citation of Excellence went to KFVS TV in the Public Service category for "Area Wide United Way -- The Bus Stops Here." Credits go to Dianne Johnson, Jamie Eftink, Amy Jacquin, Jeff Cunningham, Teresa Connell.

A Citation of Excellence went to KFVS TV in the Television category for "Heartland News Eyesores." Credits go to Todd Long.

An ADDY Award went to Paducah Printing Corp. in the Mixed Media category for Paducah Bank. Credits go to Paducah Printing Corp.

A Citation of Excellence went to Paducah Printing Corp. in the Mixed Media category for Paducah Bank. Credits go to Paducah Printing Corp.

A Citation of Excellence went to Red Letter Communications in the Sales Promotion category for "Merchandising Maintenance Video" for Stihl Inc. Credits go to Jim Riley, Andy Chronister, Jeremy Smith.

A Citation of Excellence went to Red Letter Communications in the Sales Promotion category for "Purina Companions Presentation." Credits go to Jim Riley, Mike Simmons, Jeremy Smith, Andy Chronister.

A Citation of Excellence went to Red Letter Communications in the Television categolry for "Larry Csonka/Servicing Retailer" for Stihl Inc. Credits go to Jim Riley, Mike Simmons, Andy Chronister.

A Citation of Excellence went to Red Letter Communications in the Trade Publication category for "Four-Color Advertisement" for Mississippi Valley Stihl. Credits go to David Coleman, Silvia Kinder, Roxanne Brown.

Best of Show went to Rust Communications in the mixed media campaigns category for "Faces and Places -- Experience Cape Girardeau." Credits go to Wally Lage, Carol Robert, Joe Sullivan, Gary Rust II, Sharon Sanders, Jim Rhodes, Southeast Missourian designers, ad creation.

An ADDY of Distinction went to Rust Communications in the newspaper category for classifieds promotion for the Southeast Missourian. Credits go to Donna Denson, Nancy Grand and Gary Rust II.

An ADDY Award went to Rust Communications in the elements of advertising category for "Fearing the Family Gathering" for the Southeast Missourian. Credits go to Scott Anderson.

An ADDY Award went to Rust Communications in the elements of advertising category for "Tracker -- Hound of Many Disguises" for the Southeast Missourian Jr. Credits go to Cheryl Ellis and Scott Anderson.

An ADDY Award went to Rust Communications in the mixed media campaigns category for "Meet the Press" for the Southeast Missourian. Credits go to Wally Lage, Gary Rust II and Paul Walker.

An ADDY Award went to Rust Communications in the mixed media campaigns category for "Emerson Bridge Dedication" for the Missouri Department of Transportation. Credits go to Donna Denson, Carol Robert, Gary Rust II, Kate Schaefer and Erin Windbigler.

An ADDY Award went to Rust Communications in the public service category for "Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament" for the Southeast Missourian. Credits go to Donna Denson and Gary Rust II.

A Citation of Excellence went to Rust Communications in the consumer magazine category for "C.P. McGinty Wedding Planner" for C.P. McGinty. Credits go to Jean Hampton and Randy Bagwell.

A Best of Show, Electronic ADDY of Distinction, went to St. Francis Medical Center in the television category for " Women's Heart Advantage" for St. Francis Medical Center. Credits go to Steven C. Bjelich and The Roberts Group.

An ADDY of Distinction went to St. Francis Medical Center in the newspaper category for "Father's Day" for St. Francis Medical Center. Credits go to Steven C. Bjelich and The Roberts Group.

An ADDY of Distinction went to St. Francis Medical Center in the out-of-home category for "Women's Heart Advantage Trivision" for St. Francis Medical Center. Credits go to Steven C. Bjelich and The Roberts Group.

An ADDY of Distinction went to St. Francis Medical Center in the sales promotion category for " Five-Star Banners" for St. Francis Medical Center. Credits go to Steven C. Bjelich and The Roberts Group.

An ADDY Award went to St. Francis Medical Center in the mixed media campaigns category for "Women's Heart Advantage" for St. Francis Medical Center. Credits go to Steven C Bjelich and The Roberts Group.

An ADDY Award went to St. Francis Medical Center in the newspaper category for "Mother's Day" for St. Francis Medical Center. Credits go to Steven C. Bjelich and The Roberts Group.

An ADDY Award went to St. Francis Medical Center in the out-of-home category for "Baby Board with Cubs Hat" for St. Francis Medical Center. Credits go to Steven C. Bjelich and The Roberts Group.

An ADDY Award went to St. Francis Medical Center in the television category for "Nurses to the Highest Power" for St. Francis Medical Center. Credits go to Steven C. Bjelich and The Roberts Group.

An ADDY Award went to St. Francis Medical Center in the television category for " Wound Healing Center" for St. Francis Medical Center. Credits go to Steven C. Bjelich and The Roberts Group.

A Citation of Excellence went to St. Francis Medical Center in the consumer magazine category for "Women's Heart Advantage" for St. Francis Medical Center. Credits go to Steven C. Bjelich and The Roberts Group.

A Citation of Excellence went to St. Francis Medical Center in the direct marketing category for " Women's Heart Advantage" for St. Francis Medical Center. Credits go to Steven C. Bjelich and The Roberts Group.

A Citation of Excellence went to St. Francis Medical Center in the newspaper category for "Weekly Health Page" for St. Francis Medical Center. Credits go to Steven C. Bjelich and The Roberts Group.

A Citation of Excellence went to St. Francis Medical Center in the direct marketing category for "Universal Health & Fitness" for St. Francis Medical Center. Credits go to Steven C. Bjelich and The Roberts Group.

A Citation of Excellence went to St. Francis Medical Center in the out-of-home category for "Nurses to the Highest Power -- ER" for St. Francis Medical Center. Credits go to Steven C. Bjelich and The Roberts Group.

A Citation of Excellence went to St. Francis Medical Center in the out-of-home category for "Nurses to the Highest Power" for St. Francis Medical Center. Credits go to Steven C. Bjelich and The Roberts Group.

A Citation of Excellence went to St. Francis Medical Center in the public service category for "Dig for Life" for St. Francis Medical Center. Credits go to Steven C. Bjelich and The Roberts Group.

An ADDY Award went to Southeast Missouri Hospital in the televison category for "75th Anniversary" for Southeast Missouri Hospital. Credits go to Keith Whitworth and Technisonic Studios.

A Citation of Excellence went to Southeast Missouri Hospital in the consumer magazine category for " Mastering the Art of Health Care" for Southeast Missouri Hospital. Credits go to Leigh Asmus.

A Citation of Excellence went to Southeast Missouri Hospital in the interactive media category for "www.southeastmissourihospital.com" for Southeast Missouri Hospital. Credits go to Southeast Missouri Hospital Marketing Department and Element 74 Web Site Design.

A Citation of Excellence went to Southeast Missouri Hospital in the mixed media campaigns category for "Online Health" for Southeast Missouri Hospital. Credits go to Keith Whitworth, Leigh Asmus, Joni Adams and Techisonic Studios.

A Citation of Excellence went to Southeast Missouri Hospital in the public service category for "Vim & Vigor Maganzine" for Southeast Missouri Hospital. Credits go to the Southeast Missouri Hospital Marketing Department and McMurry Publishing Co.

An ADDY of Distinction went to Southeast Missouri State University in the Collateral Material category for its "Viewbook" brochure. Credits go to Nancy Kelley, Juan Crites.

An ADDY Award went to Southeast Missouri State University in the Collateral Material category for its "Search Piece" brochure. Credits go to Nancy Kelley, Juan Crites.

A Citation of Excellence went to Southeast Missouri State University in the Collateral Material category for "After Class" brochure. Credits go to Nancy Kelley, Juan Crites.

A Citation of Excellence went to Southeast Missouri State University in the Collateral Material category for "International Recruitment" brochure. Credits go to Nancy Kelley, Juan Crites.

A Citation of Excellence went to Southeast Missouri State University in the Collateral Material category for a "Southeast Gymnastics" poster. Credits go to Nancy Greaser, Lara Dogenhardt, Moll Printing.

A Citation of Excellence went to Southeast Missouri State University in the Direct Marketing category for a "Southeast Viewbook." Credits go to Nancy Kelley, Juan Crites.

A Best of Show Print and ADDY of Distinction went to the Wright Group in the Advertising Industry Self Promotion category. Credits go to Johnathan Wright, Scott Lorenz, Ryan Armbruster, Karree David, Dianna Schloss.

A Citation of Excellence went to the Wright Group in the Sales Promotion category for manual for Hardee's Food Systems Inc. Credits go to Johnathan Wright, Scott Lorenz, Ryan Armbruster, Karree David, Dianna Schloss.

A Citation of Excellence went to the Wright Group in the Sales Promotion category for "Harpole's Heartland Lodge" folder. Credits go to Johnathan Wright, Scott Lorenz, Ryan Armbruster, Karree David, Dianna Schloss.

An ADDY Award went to Zimmer Radio Group in the Radio category for the "Leatherman" campaign for Michael Tanner Furnishings. Credits go to Bryan Young, Derek Shetterly, Chrisie Hahs.

A Citation of Excellence went to Zimmer Radio Group in the Radio category for "Military Inspection" commercial for Smiley's Automotive Detailing. Credits go to Jeff Augustine, Mike Cossey.

A Citation of Excellence went to Zimmer Radio Group in the Radio category for "Suck it up, man" commercial for Bening Motor Co. Credits go to Bryan Young, Dawn Leible, Mike Renick.

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