JRF Awarded a Silver Addy
ATHENS, Ga. (March 21st, 2006)— The 2006 Jeannette Rankin Foundation Calendar, “Women Succeeding Through Education” earned a Silver Addy for excellence from the Athens Advertising Federation. The Addy Awards are the world’s largest and arguably toughest advertising competition. They recognize the true spirit of creative excellence by recognizing all forms of advertising. The calendar tells about the work of the foundation through 12 JRF recipients, each with a story and photo throughout the year.
The calendar was made possible with the help of the sponsors: Change Partners LLC, Kay Giese & David Sweat, Plato’s Closet, Plexus Web Creations, The Georgian Press, Chastain, Jenkins & Leathers LLC, and The Leaders Real Estate Group. Other contributors to the project were McGinnis Leathers, photography; Tim Rogan, design; Allyn Jenkins, typography; Yvonne Williams, production; and Sue Lawrence, art direction.
The Jeannette Rankin Foundation (JRF) is a nonprofit organization that awards grants to low-income women, ages 35 and older, who are pursuing a college education. Since 1976, JRF has awarded grants to 442 women. JRF supports success as 80 percent of recipients have either graduated or are still in school.