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FPRA celebrated the best of the best in public relations programming at the 2014 Golden Image Awards on August 12, 2014. Below is a list of the winners. Photos from the awards gala can be viewed here. Congratulations to Suzanne Sparling, APR, CPRC on wining the 2014 John W. Dillin Award; Laura Puerto, APR on winning the Doris Fleischman Award; and to Tina Banner, APR, CPRC on being named the 2014 Member of the Year!

DIVISION A

PUBLIC RELATIONS PROGRAM

Dick Pope All Florida Golden Image Award

StarMetro Electric Bus Campaign
Kelly Robertson; Tom Derzypolski; Amanda Handley

COMMUNITY RELATIONS

Golden Image Award

KUA Cumbie Canine Court
Chris M. Gent, APR, CPRC; Kayla Torpey; Kissimmee Utility Authority

Award of Distinction

NMEDA National Mobility Awareness Month Campaign
evok advertising; National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association

Flowers for Alzheimer’s Fundraiser
Lila Ivey; Lisa Varner

Judges’ Award

Flowers for Alzheimer’s Fundraiser
Lila Ivey; Lisa Varner

PUBLIC SERVICE

Golden Image Award

Don’t Miss the Signs Campaign
Sachs Media Group

Change for Change Campaign
City of Tallahassee

Award of Distinction

I’m In Campaign Launch
Moore Communications Group

Community Conversations on Transportation
Cynthia Lambert, APR; Mary Ann Horne; MetroPlan Orlando

INSTITUTIONAL

Golden Image Award

StarMetro Electric Bus Campaign
Kelly Robertson; Tom Derzypolski; Amanda Handley

Award of Distinction

SWFAS and Lee Mental Health Become SalusCare
Kevin B. Lewis, SalusCare, Inc.;
Todd Cordisco, SalusCare, Inc.;
Susan Bennett, APR, CPRC, Susan Bennett Marketing & Media, L.C.

CareerSource Florida Rebrand
CareerSource Florida Region; Moore Communications Group; Team Ideas

Judges’ Award

SWFAS and Lee Mental Health Become SalusCare
Kevin B. Lewis, SalusCare, Inc.;
Todd Cordisco, SalusCare, Inc.;
Susan Bennett, APR, CPRC, Susan Bennett Marketing & Media, L.C.

Healthy Minds. Healthy Community Mental Health Awareness Walk
Jessica Boles

PUBLIC INFORMATION

Golden Image Award

Florida KidCare Back to School Campaign
Sachs Media Group

Award of Distinction

Celebrating UCF’s First Doctors
UCF News & Information

CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS

Golden Image Award

Mass Killing Averted: Communicating a Campus Crisis
UCF News & Information

Florida High School Athletic Association
Sachs Media Group

Judges’ Award

Mass Killing Averted: Communicating a Campus Crisis
UCF News & Information

INTERNAL

Award of Distinction

CR3 Retirement Announcement Internal Communications Plan
Duke Energy Corporate Communications; Crystal River Nuclear Plant

Health First Fights the Flu
Jeni Hatter; Laura Manning; MTN Advertising

The Branding of the REALTOR® Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach
Samantha Scott, APR; Tiffany Whitaker

PROMOTIONAL / MARKETING

Golden Image Award

The Porch Light
Jerry Haag; Bryan Gunn; Katy Martin

Award of Distinction

Mega CPE Conference
Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Rock & Roll Heaven Self Promotion Campaign
Sachs Media Group

Judges’ Award

Mega CPE Conference
Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Award of Distinction

Opposition to Florida Speed Limit Legislation
Karen Morgan, APR; Kevin Bakewell, APR

SPECIAL EVENTS

Golden Image Award

Drive Electric Orlando Launch Event
Curley & Pynn

Award of Distinction

Ford ARTcycle
Moore Communications Group

Running from the cops never felt so good!
Marie Kennedy; m.creativepr; Sixth Annual Cops & Joggers 5K

Footsteps to Freedom Event
City of Tallahassee; Leon County

Judges’ Award

Running from the cops never felt so good!
Marie Kennedy; m.creativepr; Sixth Annual Cops & Joggers 5K

OTHER

Award of Distinction

PACE Love That Dress! 5
CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing; Connie Ramos-Williams; Kendra Sutton

DIVISION B

PRINTED TOOLS OF PUBLIC RELATIONS

Grand Golden Image Award

Savor South Walton Champion Awards
Angela Vaughn, Jon Ervin

ANNUAL REPORT

Golden Image Award

Florida Healthy Kids Annual Report
Sachs Media Group

Award of Distinction

Rayonier Sustainability Report
Taproot Creative; Rayonier

BROCHURE

Golden Image

Goodwill Manasota Veterans Resource Guide
Yen Reed

Award of Distinction

Meet YOU in South Walton
Carley McMillian; Pamela Watkins; Shannon Hagen

Judges’ Award

Meet YOU in South Walton
Carley McMillian; Pamela Watkins; Shannon Hagen

Goodwill Manasota Veterans Resource Guide
Yen Reed

MAGAZINE

Golden Image Award

Florida A&M University: A&M Magazine
Alonda Thomas; Kanya Stewart; Charles Collins

Award of Distinction

florida.HIGH.TECH 2013
Curley & Pynn

LCBA Res Gestae Magazine
CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing; Connie Ramos-Williams; Nanci DuBois

Judges’ Award

Florida Hospital Best in Care Magazine
Florida Hospital Best in Care Team

NEWS RELEASE

Golden Image Award

SWFAS and Lee Mental Health Become SalusCare
Kevin B. Lewis, SalusCare, Inc.;
Todd Cordisco, SalusCare, Inc.;
Susan Bennett, APR, CPRC, Susan Bennett Marketing & Media, L.C.

Community First Cares Foundation News Release
Maria Coppola, APR, CPRC

Award of Distinction

I’m In News Release
Emily Read; Terrie Ard

Nik Wallenda Grand Canyon Training
Visit Sarasota County

Judges’ Award

NETC Navy College Office Survey Release
Ed Barker

SWFAS and Lee Mental Health Become SalusCare
Kevin B. Lewis, SalusCare, Inc.;
Todd Cordisco, SalusCare, Inc.;
Susan Bennett, APR, CPRC, Susan Bennett Marketing & Media, L.C.

Reginald Hardee News Release
Chris M. Gent, APR, CPRC; Kayla Torpey; Kissimmee Utility Authority

SPECIALTY ITEM

Golden Image Award

Savor South Walton Champion Awards
Angela Vaughn; Jon Ervin

Award of Distinction

Don’t fear the Finger – Three Year Campaign
Ginya Carnahan, APR, CPRC

Catch the Rhythm
Sandra Manning; Lavonia Jones; Lorin Pratt

Judges’ Award

Don’t Fear the Finger – Three Year Campaign
Ginya Carnahan, APR, CPRC

Savor South Walton Champion Awards
Angela Vaughn; Jon Ervin

Catch the Rhythm
Sandra Manning; Lavonia Jones; Lorin Pratt

OTHER

Golden Image Award

Lucy & Leo’s Brand Style Guide
Taproot Creative; Lucy & Leo’s Cupcakery

Award of Distinction

2013 Business Ethics Award Application for Ted Todd Insurance Agency
Gail M. Dolan; Ted A. Todd

Judges’ Award

2013 Business Ethics Award Application for Ted Todd Insurance Agency
Gail M. Dolan; Ted A. Todd

Brightway Insurance Pitch to Kiplinger’s
Marjorie Comer; Jason Mudd, APR; The Axia Public Relations Team

Lucy & Leo’s Brand Style Guide
Taproot Creative; Lucy & Leo’s Cupcakery

NMEDA National Mobility Awareness Month Dealer Toolkit
evok advertising; National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association

DIVISION C

AUDIO / VISUAL / ONLINE TOOLS OF PUBLIC RELATIONS

Grand Golden Image Award

Change for Change PSA
City of Tallahassee

ONLINE AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT

Golden Image Award

Ocala/Marion County VCB Social Media Engagement
evok advertising; Ocala/Marion County Visitors and Convention Bureau

Award of Distinction

Springs Instagram Contest
Michele Sager; Allen Yarbrough; Robyn Felix

PlayStation 4 Launch on SCEA Blog Wins the Hearts and Minds of Gamers
Rebeca Mueller; Voce Communications

Disney Parks Blog Live Coverage of the Monstrous Summer ‘All-Nighter’ 24-hour Event
Rebeca Mueller; Voce Communications

Get on the Love Boat
Tiffany Whitaker; Matt Mernin; Samantha Scott, APR

I Love Perdido Key Facebook
Perdido Key Chamber & Visitors Center; Ideawörks

Judges’ Award

BEach Social
Angela Vaughn; Jon Ervin

ONLINE PROMOTION

Golden Image Award

Ricky Carmicheal Racing Social Engagement Campaign
Sachs Media Group

ONLINE NEWSLETTER

Award of Distinction

FCCI Corporate Citizenship Report
FCCI Insurance Group, Marketing & Corporate Communications

VIDEO – INTERNAL

Award of Distinction

Health First Associates Go Kung Flu Fighting
Jeni Hatter; Laura Manning; MTN Advertising

VIDEO – PUBLIC SERVICE / MORE THAN ONE MINUTE

Golden Image Award

Footsteps to Freedom Documentary
City of Tallahassee; Thomas Bronakoski; Leann Watts Williams

VIDEO – PUBLIC SERVICE / ONE MINUTE OR LESS

Golden Image Award

Change for Change PSA
City of Tallahassee

Award of Distinction

SWFAS and Lee Mental Health Become SalusCare
SalusCare, Inc.;
Waterman Broadcasting;
Susan Bennett, APR, CPRC, Susan Bennett Marketing & Media, L.C.

Judges’ Award

SWFAS and Lee Mental Health Become SalusCare
SalusCare, Inc.;
Waterman Broadcasting;
Susan Bennett, APR, CPRC, Susan Bennett Marketing & Media, L.C.

Change for Change PSA
City of Tallahassee

VIDEO – INSTITUTIONAL

Golden Image

“Goodwill Thanks You” Video
Communications and Development Department, Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida

Award of Distinction

CS&L CPAs Recruiting Video
CS&L CPAs

Judges’ Award

“Goodwill Thanks You” Video
Communications and Development Department, Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida

CS&L CPAs Recruiting Video
CS&L CPAs

VIDEO – PROMOTIONAL / MARKETING

Golden Image Award

StarMetro Summer Wheels Pass
City of Tallahassee

Judges’ Award

StarMetro Summer Wheels Pass
City of Tallahassee

WEBSITE

Golden Image Award

CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion Website Redesign and Rebranded Redesign
Laura Byrnes, APR; CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion

Award of Distinction

Southwest Florida Water Management District Springs Website
Carrieann Adkins; Don Weaver; Robyn Felix

PRESENTATION

Award of Distinction

CFWI Webinar
Southwest Florida Water Management District; Mary Margaret Hull; Danny Kushmer

OTHER

Golden Image Award

DCPS Flexible Benefits Plan Reference Guide
FBMC Benefits Management

Award of Distinction

The Hipp Goes Digital
Alisha Kinman

DIVISION D

STUDENT PROJECTS IN PUBLIC RELATIONS

PUBLIC RELATIONS CAMPAIGN

Golden Image Award

Rebranding Campaign for the Imogene Theatre
Eileen Perrigo; Wellspring Public Relations Staff

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