2021 Local Image Award Winners

2021 Local Image award winners

We are so grateful to everyone who participated in this year’s Local Image Awards. This year our chapter partnered with the Tampa FPRA chapter and traded Image entries with the Capital chapter. From our entrants to our judges (including those guest judges state provided) to those who attended the virtual celebration social, thank you! Remember, there is still time to submit for Golden Image. The early bird deadline to enter at a reduced entry fee is May 7, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. The final entry deadline is May 14, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. If you need help polishing your entry or want a crunch partner to race to the Golden Image finish line, please email Image Chair Jessica Lawson.

Congratulations to our 2021 Local Image Award winners:

Within Division A, Category A9 (Integrated Marketing), Erin Martinez of Talbot House Ministries earned a Judges’ Award (outstanding campaign/project ROI) as well as an Image Award for her team’s project Hope and Peace: A Year-End Fundraising Campaign for Talbot House. Talbot House Ministries’ year-end fundraising campaign rose to the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic. In spite of fundraising event cancellations, Talbot House was able to execute an integrated campaign utilizing diverse media and tactics to secure over $200,000 in urgently needed donations to continue serving the homeless.

Congratulations, Erin and Talbot House Ministries!

Within Division A, Category A9 (Integrated Marketing), Jessica Lawson of Peace River Center earned a Judges’ Award, Image Award, and Grand All Image for her team’s project Peace River Center Recovery is a Marathon Virtual Race. A few months into the pandemic, Peace River Center (PRC)’s mental illness recovery program Club Success faced a budget deficit. Pulling on the growing popularity of outdoor running, increasing attention to mental health, and growing need for community, the nonprofit introduced a virtual marathon fundraiser.

Within Division C, Category C1 (Online Audience Engagement), Jessica Lawson also earned a Judges’ Award, Image Award, and Grand Image for Peace River Center Mental Health Webinar Series. Anxiety. Stress. Loss. Families were struggling due to the pandemic. Identifying the community’s need for additional mental health support, Peace River Center (PRC), a nonprofit mental health and victim services organization launched a webinar series to address some of the most pressing mental health concerns and share resources.

Congratulations, Jessica and Peace River Center!