The Beacon won five awards in the Mid Atlantic Community Papers Association Ad & Editorial Contest. We accepted four first-place honors — Best Free Standing Insert, Website Community Involvement, Website Advertising Section and Best Social Networker — and one second place award for Free Standing Insert for the monthly coupon book. Connie Roberts, advertising director; John Schaffner, publisher; and Angie Zam, editor and graphic design manager, were on hand to accept the awards Saturday at MACPA’s conference in Harrisburg, Pa. To advertise in The Beacon, on www.thebeacon.net or in the coupon book, call 419-732-2154.
Also at the conference, Beacon publisher John Schaffner presented the past president’s plaque to Alan Spato. Schaffner assumed a two-year term as President of MACNET, the advertising network arm of MACPA.