The Akron strategic integrated marketing communications agency received the 2014 Graphic Design USA American Package Design Award for excellence in packaging, point-of-purchase and in-store graphics. The WhiteSpace Ruggles Premium Ice Cream package design was one of 1,800 entries submitted to the committee for this year’s competition.
Heartland Stairways Inc.
Heartland Stairways Inc. of Holmesville received the 2014 Stair Craft Award for “Best Curved Stairway” at the annual conference of the Stairway Manufacturers’ Association. The Stair Craft Awards are a recognition of the best craftsmanship and skill levels for the current year.
Frank Burkett III
Frank Burkett III of Massillon was elected first vice president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. He will help bureau efforts to build partnerships between farmers and consumers. He will continue to serve as District 9 trustee representing members from Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage and Stark counties.
Ashland Liquor Agency
Buehler’s Fresh Foods in Ashland announced the official opening of the Ashland Liquor Agency inside the supermarket on April 3. This completes the transfer and relocation agreement with Longbrake Carryout to purchase the Ashland Liquor Agency. Buehler’s is based in Wooster.