Hoffman York: Hoffman York is an O’Toole Award Finalist

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— Recognized as a creative leader in the advertising industry —

MILWAUKEE (April 27, 2005) – The American Association of Advertising Agencies (AAAA) has recognized Hoffman York as one of the top three creative agencies for its size nationally as a 2005 O’Toole Awards finalist. The O’Toole Awards is one of the most challenging award programs in the advertising industry because they honor an agency’s consistency and creative excellence for a body of work over a calendar year.

Hoffman York is a finalist along with Clarity Coverdale Fury, Minneapolis; and Lindsay, Stone & Briggs, Madison, Wis.; in the Agency Award category With Agency Revenue Less Than $7.5 Million.

Hoffman York’s television ads for the Chicago White Sox and Toms-Price Home Furnishings and print advertisements for Egg Innovations and Women Against Handgun Violence secured the agency its finalist status.

“We are proud of the quality of our work and pleased to be recognized as a creative leader by our peers throughout the country,” said Tom Jordan, president and creative director. “An O’Toole award is a great way to celebrate our work in the Milwaukee market.”

The O’Toole Award winners will be announced Friday, May 6, at the 2005 AAAA Management Conference in Bermuda.

Hoffman York is a full-service agency offering a complete array of advertising, public relations and marketing services. The agency is one of the top independent agencies in the country. Hoffman York has offices in Milwaukee and Chicago. The agency’s clients include A&W, Advocate Healthcare, Arlington Park, Egg Innovations, Flexi-mat, Marshfield DoorSystems, Merillat and Quality cabinetry, Reico Kitchen & Bath and Toms-Price Home Furnishings. For more information about Hoffman York visit hoffmanyork.com.