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ADDY® Awards to Honor Top Area Advertising

January 26, 2009

WATERLOO — The best in area advertising will be honored at the 2009 ADDY Awards on Thursday, February 19 at the Waterloo Elks Club, 407 E. Park Ave., in Waterloo. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by the awards ceremony at 7:00 p.m.

The 2009 ADDY Awards is sponsored by AAF-Cedar Valley, a member association comprised of marketing, advertising, communication and design professionals, educators and students. This annual competition honors excellence in all media, including print, broadcast, online, out-of-home and public service advertising.

Over 270 entries were received from 50 agencies, businesses and individuals in the Cedar Valley market. Of these entries, the three-member judging panel selected the award winners.

The ADDY Awards are a three-tiered competition held by the American Advertising Federation. The top 15 local winners move on to the District ADDY Competition, and district winners advance to the National ADDY Competition. The ADDY Awards is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition for creative excellence.

Advance tickets are $27 for AAF-Cedar Valley members, $30 for non-members and $12 for students. The price increases $5 at the door; cash, check or credit card will be accepted. For advance tickets, send a check to AAF-Cedar Valley, P.O. Box 2816, Waterloo, IA 50704-2816 by Thursday, February 12.

For more information, contact Laura Hand at 319-274-4456 or [email protected], or visit

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