Ad Organization Seeking Silver Medal Nominees

8 Jan

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Tri-State Advertising & Marketing Professionals (AMP) is seeking nominations for its annual American Advertising Federation (AAF) Silver Medal award.

The award, which honors an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the advertising and marketing professions, as well as his or her local community, will be announced at the organization’s annual ADDY awards banquet on March 1. Nominations must be received by Friday, February 1.

The AAF’s Silver Medal Award Program was established in 1959 to recognize men and women 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. The nomination form is available at and must be mailed to Tri-State AMP at PO Box 541, Cape Girardeau, MO 63702-0541 or emailed to

Past Silver Medal recipients include Paul Walker of the Southeast Missourian, “Cousin Carl” Anderson of KWKZ, Mike Tenholder of The ImageMaker, Gary Rust of Rust Communications, Charles and Judy Wiles of Southeast Missouri State University, Wes Wade of Wise Dog Marketing, Jim Riley of Red Letter Communications, and Brian Young of River Radio.