2009 Silver Trumpet Winners

Our con­grat­u­la­tions to these recip­i­ents of 2009 Sil­ver Trum­pet Awards for dis­tin­guished achieve­ment in each of the fol­low­ing cat­e­gories of practice:

Com­mu­nity Relations

CDW-G Oper­a­tion Home­front Com­puter Dona­tion
CDW Gov­ern­ment, Inc.

ComEd Spon­sors Spelling Bee Con­tes­tants
ComEd Communications

COUNTRY Finan­cial “Tak­ing Root in Chicago”
COUNTRY Finan­cial & FD

National City and Com­mu­nity Appre­ci­a­tion

Wal­greens Take Care Health Tour
Mar­ket­ing Werks

Lawn­dale Cor­ri­dor Devel­op­ment Ini­tia­tive
Met­ro­pol­i­tan Plan­ning Council

High Gas Price Com­mu­nity Out­reach
Peo­ples Gas and North Shore Gas

Revenge of the Phone-bill Nerds
The Cit­i­zens Util­ity Board

A Pre-Olympic Test for Chicago
The Reynolds Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Group

U.S. Cel­lu­lar Rings His­panic Her­itage
U.S. Cel­lu­lar & San Jose Pub­lic Relations


One World on One Plat­form
CME Group

Place­mak­ing: Start with the Petu­nias
Met­ro­pol­i­tan Plan­ning Council

Spe­cial Events & Observances

Save the Plants
Chicago Botanic Garden

The Antiques and Gar­den Fair
Chicago Botanic Garden

Garfield Park Con­ser­va­tory Cen­ten­nial Cel­e­bra­tion
Chicago Park District

O’Hare Air­port Run­way Com­mis­sion­ing Activ­i­ties
Jasculca/Terman and Asso­ciates, Inc.

Cash 4 Gas” Con­sumer Pro­mo­tion
JSH&A Pub­lic Relations

Wilton Cel­e­brates 80 Years!
M&P Food Com­mu­ni­ca­tions, Inc.

Dr. Seuss for Pres­i­dent Cam­paign
Mac Strate­gies Group, Inc.

Cel­e­brat­ing 75 Years with Sci­ence
Museum of Sci­ence and Indus­try and Pub­lic Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Inc.

Shedd Aquar­ium Oper­a­tion Cel­e­bra­tion
Shedd Aquar­ium and Pub­lic Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Inc.

A Taste of Black His­tory
R.J. Dale Adver­tis­ing & Pub­lic Relations

Chicago Gourmet 2008
Res­olute Consulting

Turn­around Indus­try Hall of Fame
Turn­around Man­age­ment Association

Get­ting It Done” Con­fer­ence
Valerie Den­ney Com­mu­ni­ca­tions & Local Ini­tia­tives Sup­port Corporation/Chicago

Inter­nal Communications

KUDOS & STARS: Employee Recog­ni­tion
Met­ro­pol­i­tan Pier & Expo­si­tion Authority

North Amer­ica United Way Cam­paign
The Nielsen Com­pany

Gov­ern­ment Affairs

U.S. Cellular’s Con­nect­ing Rural Amer­ica Cam­paign
Car­olyn Grisko & Asso­ciates, Inc.

Issues Man­age­ment

Stop Hid­ing from Pso­ri­a­sis
Edel­man on behalf of Abbott

Keep­ing Teens Safe While Dri­ving
All­state Insur­ance Com­pany, Burson-Marsteller

Taco Bell Foun­da­tion Teen Hero Awards
Durk Rion Pub­lic Relations

Genet­ics in Health Care Today
JAMA Media Relations

Children’s Sleep and Health
JAMA/Archives Media Relations

Ground­break­ing Kid­ney Exchange Saves Four Lives
North­west­ern Memo­r­ial Hospital

A Day Made Bet­ter 2008

A Safe Haven Rebuild­ing Lives
A Safe Haven – Orman Media Group

Cri­sis Pub­lic Relations

Sen­a­tor McCain’s Debate Dis­as­ter
Adler Plan­e­tar­ium & Big Splash Pub­lic Relations

Mid­west Flood – Ini­tial Response
Fed­eral Emer­gency Man­age­ment Agency – Region V


XIENCE V Blan­kets The Media

Chicago’s “Bed­time Sto­ries”
Allied Advertising

Allied Advertising

YourEn­core: Inno­va­tion & Retiree Aware­ness Cam­paign
Clarus Communications/YourEncore

Ulti­mate Stay­ca­tion Chal­lenge
CoCo Key Water Resort

KILZ Refreshes Its Roller Report
Cramer-Krasselt Pub­lic Relations

Sealy Urges a “Bet­ter Six”
Cramer-Krasselt Pub­lic Relations

NAVIGON: Accel­er­ate a Brand

North­point Hori­zons’ “Teacher Appre­ci­a­tion Day”
North­point Hori­zons & Eise­man Associates

The Navy SEAL Fit­ness Chal­lenge

Go Florida Grape­fruit
Golin­Har­ris for the Florida Depart­ment of Citrus

Tyson’s U.S. Olympic Team Spon­sor­ship

Launch­ing BP Gaso­line with Invig­o­rate

Purina Dog Chow – “Mar­ley and Me” Video Con­test

Fel­lowes Jam Proof Shred­der Launch
Golin­Har­ris & Fel­lowes, Inc.

Expe­ri­enc­ing the Power of Plants
Green­Mark Pub­lic Rela­tions, Inc.

Cap­tain Toll­way Sum­mer Mar­ket­ing Cam­paign
Illi­nois Tollway

Rachel’s Yogurt Launch: Deli­cious Media
Ketchum Chicago

Vac­uum Green”
L.C. Williams & Associates

GORE-TEX “Know What’s Inside” Tour
Mar­ket­ing Werks

LaCostena Jalapeno Eat­ing Chal­lenge Tour
Mar­ket­ing Werks

Car­dio­vas­cu­lar Cam­paign
North­west­ern Memo­r­ial Hospital

ElfY­our­self 2008

Liv­ing Green at Smart Home
Museum of Sci­ence and Indus­try and Pub­lic Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Inc.

Reach­ing the “Suite” Spot
Ritz Com­mu­ni­ca­tions for Emmi Solutions

Beyond Sac­ri­fice: The Aztec World
The Field Museum

Ther­mos “Hydra­tion For All” Cam­paign
Wheat­ley & Timmons

Intro­duc­ing: The Hotel Sax Chicago
Zap­wa­ter Communications

Let­tuce Present HUB 51
Zap­wa­ter Communications

Inter­na­tional Pub­lic Relations

End Polio Now
Rotary Inter­na­tional

New Media

Inter­act Online with the Gar­den
Chicago Botanic Garden

Gar­den e-Newsletter: Build­ing Rela­tion­ships
Chicago Botanic Garden

(ri)1 New Prod­uct Launch
JSH&A Pub­lic Relations

Brochures, Book­lets or Books

Chicago Pub­lic School’s Grad­u­a­tion Path­ways Brochure Sys­tem
Car­olyn Grisko & Asso­ciates Inc.

Green Youth Farm Fundrais­ing Book­let
Chicago Botanic Garden

A Sea­son to Cel­e­brate”
Stephanie Ettel­son Pub­lic Relations

TMA “Sharper Edge” Mem­ber­ship Brochure
Turn­around Man­age­ment Association

2008 Impact Illi­nois
Uni­ver­sity of Illinois

UIC’s His­toric Netsch Cam­pus

Newslet­ters or Magazines

IIT Mag­a­zine Fall 2008
Illi­nois Insti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy

Cor­po­rate and/or Annual Reports

Hormel Foods’ 2007 Cor­po­rate Respon­si­bil­ity Report
Hormel Foods Cor­po­ra­tion, Burson-Marsteller

Deliv­er­ing Aspi­ra­tional Growth
Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company

PFGBEST.com Com­pany Brochure

Non-Profit Annual Reports

Wel­com­ing the World: 2007 Annual Report
Met­ro­pol­i­tan Pier & Expo­si­tion Authority

Tar­get­ing Tomorrow’s Oppor­tu­ni­ties
The Chicago Lighthouse

TMA 2007 Annual Report
Turn­around Man­age­ment Association

Uni­ver­sity of Illi­nois: Excel­lence & Access
Uni­ver­sity of Illinois

Pub­lic Ser­vice Announcements

Pre­vent Blind­ness Amer­ica “Won­der­ful World” Cam­paign
Pre­vent Blind­ness Amer­ica & West­Glen Com­mu­ni­ca­tions

Fea­ture Video­tapes and Films

2009 JUF Cam­paign Video
Jew­ish United Fund

Stay­ing Com­pet­i­tive: Today’s Green Mar­ket
Res­olute Consulting

Web Sites

Bring­ing “Our His­tory” to Life
Insid­edge, Rogue Ele­ment & The Soci­ety of Actuaries

Jew­ish United Fund

IEEE 125th Anniver­sary Microsite
Ruder Finn

Elec­tronic Press Kits

Fiber One and Hun­gry Girl: A True Love Story
GolinHarris/General Mills