2010 Award Winners

Special Events & Observances, Budget less than $10,000
Award of Excellence:Switchback Public Relations & Marketing for “Truckee RibFest”
 
Special Events & Observances, Budget $10,000 to $25,000
Silver Spike:Switchback Public Relations & Marketing for the “6th Annual Downtown Truckee Wine, Walk and Shop”
Award of Excellence:Renown Health for “Renown Radiation Therapy”
 
Special Events & Observances, Budget more than $25,000
Award of Excellence:Weidinger Public Relations for “Golf the High Sierra Media Tour”
 
Ongoing Programs with a Budget under $25,000
Award of Excellence:Weidinger Public Relations for “V&T Railroad”
 
Ongoing Programs with a Budget more than $25,000
Award of Excellence:GoodStanding, a division of Olsen & Associates, for “Truckee Meadows Community Forestry Coalition”
Weidinger Public Relations for “American Century Championship – Tahoe Celebrity Golf Tournament”
 
Community Relations
Silver Spike:RKPR Inc. for “Give $3 to Keep Artown Free”
 
Marketing Communications
Award of Excellence:Washoe County School District Communications Dept. for “Envision WCSD 2015 – Investing in Our Future”
 
Overall Campaign, Budget more than $25,000
Award of Excellence:The Ferraro Group for “Nevada Census 2010 Campaign”
 
Special Purpose Video
Silver Spike:Washoe County School District Communications Dept. for “Envision”
 
Publications – Annual Reports
Award of Excellence:Desert Research Institute for “Tahoe Summit 2010 Publication”
 
Publications—Additional Collateral
Award of Excellence:Desert Research Institute for “Lake Tahoe Educational Outreach Poster”
Award of Excellence:Washoe County School District Communications Dept. for “Envision WCSD 2015 – Investing in Our Future”
 
Publications-Magazine
Silver Spike:University of Nevada School of Medicine for “Synapse”
 
Internet-based Communications
Silver Spike:RKPR Inc. for “Artown Goes Mobile”
Silver Spike:This is Reno for “ThisIsReno.com”

Award of Excellence:RKPR Inc. for “Artown Social Networking”
Award of Excellence:Weidinger Public Relations for “Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority”
 
Media Relations
Silver Spike:R&R Partners for “47th Annual National Championship Air Races”
Award of Excellence:The Glenn Group for “The Summit Holiday 2009”
 
Judge’s Choice Award: This award was determined by the judging chapter from all eligible entries in both the “Programs” division and the “Tools and Tactics” division.

Switchback Public Relations & Marketing for the “6th Annual Downtown Truckee Wine, Walk and Shop”
This Is Reno for “ThisIsReno.com”
 
Student’s Choice Award: This award was determined by the University of Nevada, Reno’s Public Relations Student Society of America from all eligible award entries.

RKPR Inc. for “Give $3 to Keep Artown Free”
 
Individual Awards

Mark Twain Award – Mike Houghton

Outstanding New Practitioner – Marcus Liem

Mark Curtis, Sr. Award – Bethany Drysdale

Gold Spike Award – Phil Ulibarri