The Cuyahoga Falls and Akron advertising and communications agency was presented with a Gold W3 Award for its campaign called “Crappy Holidays.” The international Web competition honors creative excellence in website design, video production and online marketing. In addition, a Silver W3 was awarded for the Summa Foundation motion graphics video, “Time Equals Muscle.”
Hitchcock Fleming & Associates
The marketing agency was honored with three WebAwards from the Web Marketing Association. It received outstanding website awards for its Disney Paint and Finishes website by Glidden Paint and for its Liquid Nails brand website redesign. Hitchcock Fleming also received a standard of excellence award for its Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Digital Dealer Tool Kit website. The WebAward program is called the longest-running annual competition dedicated to websites.
The Medina County Economic Development Corp. announced that Medina County Port Authority board member Jim Gerspacher received the Excellence in Volunteerism Award at the Ohio Economic Development Association’s awards program during the 2013 Annual Summit. The OEDA program recognizes economic and workforce development.
The principal at Waikem Honda in Massillon was nominated for the 2014 Time Dealer of the Year award. Recipients are among the nation’s most successful auto dealers who also are recognized for community service. Waikem, 57, was chosen to represent the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association in the national competition — one of only 57 dealers among 17,000 nationwide — nominated for the 45th award.
James M. Malz, president of the Ohio Market for JPMorgan Chase Bank, was selected as honorary chairman for the 2014 World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, set for July 30-Aug. 3, 2014, at Firestone Country Club in Akron.
Levin Furniture announced the official opening of Levin Mattress Store in Stow at 10 a.m. Friday. The store is located at 1063 Graham Road in Stow.