Tell City businesses earn advertising awards

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By The Staff

TELL CITY - Two local businesses were honored at the Advertising Club of Evansville's Award Show March 1 at the Executive Conference Center at Casino Aztar.

Debra Emerson of Debra's studio won two American Advertising Federation Silver ADDY Awards while PowerPlant LLC received one.

Emerson's awards were for a Debra's Studio advertisement and a stationery package under the student ADDY categories. She is the owner and photographer of Debra's Studio and part-time marketing and visual arts major at Ivy Tech in Evansville.

PowerPlant received the award for outstanding sound design in a television commercial for Ochsner Health Systems of New Orleans, La. The commercial was completed at PowerPlant's New Orleans facility with the sound design produced and recorded at the Tell City office.

The banquet recognized and honored artists and designers from the tri-state area. Entry divisions ranged from advertising industry self-promotion, sales promotion, newspaper, interactive media, television and mixed media. Ron Rhodes of Fox 7 television station presented awards and emceed the banquet. Judges were veterans of the advertising and marketing industry from Cincinnati and Louisville, Ky.