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University of Iowa Foundation News Release

March 3, 2005

UI Foundation Ads, Publications Net 9 ADDY awards 

Print advertisements and publications produced by the University of Iowa Foundation's communications department won a total of nine ADDY Awards in the annual competition of the Advertising Federation of Cedar Rapids (AdFed). The awards were presented at the 2004 ADDY Awards banquet Jan. 29, 2005, at the Crowne Plaza Five Seasons Hotel in Cedar Rapids.

UI Foundation communication pieces won two Best-of-Category awards, two Gold ADDYs and five Silver ADDYs.

UI Foundation ADDY Award winners for 2004:

Best-of-Category ADDYs

--"Advancing Iowa: How Far Can We Go? The 2003 Annual Report on Giving to The University of Iowa."

--I-Club Tiger Hawk Cloud Ad.

Gold ADDYs

--"Advancing Iowa: How Far Can We Go? The 2003 Annual Report on Giving to The University of Iowa."

--I-Club Tiger Hawk Cloud Ad.

Silver ADDYs

--UI Foundation Campaign Newsletters.

--UI Foundation Presidents Club Assembly Invitation Package.

--UI Foundation Presidents Club Assembly Invitation Package (Photography).

--"Advancing Iowa: How Far Can We Go? The 2003 Annual Report on Giving to The University of Iowa" (Photography).

--"Transitions: The 2003 Report on Giving and Honor Roll of Contributors"(UI College of Law).

Current UI Foundation staff members who did writing, editing, design or photography for the award-winning projects include Danette Angerer, Nic Arp, Theresa Black, Richard Blazek, Connie Driscoll-Wicke, Betsy Hickok, Leah Klevar, Tom Langdon, Forrest Meyer, Jill Michka Tobin and Susan Shullaw.

AdFed is dedicated to promoting, protecting and advancing the interests of area advertising companies and professionals. AdFed's members are individuals who buy, sell or create advertising, in addition to professionals working in marketing, public relations or communications. AdFed members are also members of the national American Advertising Federation, representing all segments of the advertising industry.

The UI acknowledges the UI Foundation as the preferred channel for private contributions that benefit all areas of the university. For more information about the UI Foundation, visit its web site at www.uiowafoundation.org.

STORY SOURCE: UI Foundation, P.O. Box 4550, Iowa City, Iowa 52244-4550

CONTACTS: Media: Forrest Meyer, 319-335-3305 or 800-648-6973 forrest-meyer@uiowa.edu; Writer: Nic Arp