The American Advertising Federation Roanoke will host the 24-hour marketing public service campaign, CreateAthon on Saturday at Virginia Western Community College. Starting at 10 a.m., 35 volunteers and area non profits will offer marketing services for local non profits. Services offered include web sites, photography, ad campaigns and more.
Here is the press release from the American Advertising Federation Roanoke.
Roanoke, Va. (September 5, 2012) – For 24 consecutive hours starting Saturday, September 8 at 10 am local creative volunteers and area non-profits will once again converge on Virginia Western Community College for American Advertising Federation (AAF) Roanoke’s public service campaign, CreateAthon®.
Thirty-five volunteers are committed to this overnight, work-around the clock creative blitz generating marketing services for local non-profits. Working through the day, night and into the next morning, the team will produce collateral ranging from websites, photography, videos, brochures and ad campaigns.
This year’s beneficiaries include:
• Project Access of the Roanoke Valley
• Blue Ridge Literacy
• Roanoke Diversity Center
• Old Southwest Inc.
• Adult Care Center of Roanoke Valley
• Unbridled Change
• Western Virginia Land Trust
• Blue Ridge Heritage
• Virginia Museum of Transportation
• Science Museum of Western Virginia
• Habitat for Humanity
• The Blacksburg Partnership
• The Square Society
• Child Health Investment Partnership (CHIP) • Opera Roanoke
For around the clock updates on our event, follow us live on Twitter:
@ROAcreate and @aafroanoke or find us on Facebook at facebook.com/ROAcreate and facebook.com/aafroanoke.
ABOUT AAF ROANOKE
Founded in 1958, the American Advertising Federation, Roanoke Chapter, is Roanoke’s only professional organization devoted entirely to the business of advertising. Professionals in the areas of graphic design, marketing, TV and radio, photography, printing, web design and more, come together to represent a diversity of companies from our community