AAF-Madison: To recognize Rick Stone with 2011 Silver Medal Award on February 25th

CONTACT: Cynthia Jansen Everhart

(608) 442-8855

[email protected]

(Madison, WI) The AAF-Madison will recognize Rick Stone with the 2011 Silver Medal Award during the AAF-Madison ADDY Awards on February 25, 2011 at the Orpheum, Madison, WI. The AAF Silver Medal Award Program was established in 1959 to recognize professionals who have made outstanding contributions to advertising, and who have been active in furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern.

Rick Stone is the executive vice president and chief brand strategist at Madison-based branding firm Lindsay, Stone and Briggs (LSB). He has helped dozens of companies to build their brands by better defining and communicating their brand advantage. His strategic and creative insights have aided clients as diverse as PepsiCo, Kraft, Chiquita, the Green Bay Packers, Allsteel office furniture, Snap-on tools, Weyerhaeuser, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Kleenex, Huggies, Marshfield Clinic and the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.

The Silver Medal Award will be presented to Stone during the 2011 AAF-Madison ADDY Awards on February 25th. The ADDYs® are the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting over 50,000 entries every year in local ADDY competitions. The mission of the ADDYs competition is to recognize and reward creative excellence in the art of advertising.

For more information on the AAF-Madison ADDYs and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.aafmadison.org (click on the ADDY tab) or contact AAF Madison ADDY® Co-Chairs: Michelle Pullara [email protected] or Cynthia Jansen Everhart [email protected].

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