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Ad Club Honoring the Best in Advertising

March 5, 2008 – The Ad Club of the Virgin Islands will honor the best in advertising and public service with the 27th Annual Addy Awards on March 15, at the Marriott's Frenchman's Reef Beach Resort. It will also honor Carver Farrow, principal of Bertha C. Boschulte Middle School, for his outstanding work in the field of education and public service. Project Safe Neighborhoods will receive special acknowledgement for its on-going efforts to reduce gun violence through their promotional and marketing campaigns, according to a press release from the Ad Club of the Virgin Islands.
The gala event will feature special guest, actor David Carradine along with his band, The Cosmic Rescue Team. Carradine, a four-time Golden Globe nominee, has appeared in over 200 films.
The Addy Awards will feature the best local works in television, radio, newspaper, print and Internet. A total of 29 companies and individuals submitted 192 entries competing in 76 categories for silver and gold awards. Many of these award-winning pieces of work will be submitted to the next tier of regional competition, and if chosen, they will go on to the nationals. The Ad Club of The Virgin Islands is part of The American Advertising Federation, a not-for-profit industry association. The AAF conducts the ADDY® Awards through its 200-member advertising clubs and 15 districts. It is the only creative awards program administered by the advertising industry for the industry, and with 60,000 entries, it is the world's largest advertising competition.
Tickets for the Addy gala are $125 and are tax-deductible. They will include a full buffet, wine and champagne. For ticket information, call 715-CLUB (2582) or www.adclubvi.org

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