2007 Astra Awards

Best of Show

Your Fire Escape with Safe-T Bear
Stonehouse Media
Delaware Volunteer Fireman’s Association

Astra Awards 2007 Finalists

Sales Promotion

1A – Gold – Product Sales Presentation – Catalog
Hamilton Jewelers Holiday Catalog
Hamilton Jewelers
Chris Navarro, Rebecca Taha

1A – Silver – Product Sales Presentation – Catalog
The World
Princeton Communications Group
Cushman & Wakefield
Ray Hirschman, Craig Porter, Chris Chavez, Amy Hutnik

1B – Gold – Product Sales Presentation – Sales Kit/Folder
Franklin Institute Catering Kit
Verge 180
Franklin Institute Science Museum
Alan Brooks, Randy Brasof

1B – Silver – Product Sales Presentation – Sales Kit/Folder
Vizcaya Sales Package
Oxford Communications
Millennium Homes
Billy Hartman, Chuck Whitmore

2 – Gold – Package Design
Ottimo Cookies
Linger & Larkin
Ciao Bella
Carol Linger

2 – Silver – Package Design
Vintage Gouda
Zullo Associates
Best Cheese Corporation
Carol Ponzo, Rick Zullo

4 – Silver – Audiovisual Presentation
Circle of Excellence
Princeton Communications Group
Nova Nordisk
Ray Hirschman, Craig Porter, Amy Hutnik, Steve Krostyne

Collateral Material

5 – Silver – Stationery Package
Directravel – Travology
Princeton Partners
Directravel
Chris Sullivan, Genevieve Polito, Phil Schatz, Saul Katz

6A – Silver – Annual Report – For-profit Organization
Conserve to Preserve
New Jersey Resources
Kathleen Ellis, Micah Rasmussen, Michael Kinney, Katie Anderson

6B – Gold – Annual Report – Non-profit Organization
Impact
Stimulus Brand Communications
NJN Public TV & Radio
Tom McManimon, Joanne Ruscio

6B – Silver – Annual Report – Non-profit Organization
Building Bridges
Verge180
Faith & Values Media
Alan Brooks, Randy Brasof, Jane Linker

7A – Gold – Brochure – For-profit Org. / less than 8pgs
Princeton Server
Princeton Communications Group
Princeton Server Group
Ray Hirschman, Craig Porter, Amy Hutnick, Steve Krostyne

7A – Silver – Brochure – For-profit Org. / less than 8pgs
New Position
Princeton Communications Group
Novo Nordisk
Ray Hirschman, Craig Porter, Chris Chavez, Amy Hutnick, Steve Krostyne

7B – Gold – Brochure – For-profit Org. more than 8pgs
The Mall at Short Hills Fall 2006
Brogan Tennyson Group
The Mall at Short Hills
Wendy Schuetz

7B – Silver – Brochure – For-profit Org. more than 8pgs
South Coast Plaza Portfolio
Brogan Tennyson Group
South Coast Plaza
Wendy Schuetz

8B – Gold – Brochure – Non-profit Org. more than 8pgs
Beyond the Music
Stimulus Brand Communications
NJ Symphony Orchestra
Tom McManimon, Toni Jones

8B – Silver – Brochure – Non-profit Org. more than 8pgs
RWJUH Corporate Compendium
The Marcus Group
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Janel Patti

9 – Silver – Newsletter
Women’s Wellness Newsletter
Baldwin Publishing
Billings Clinic
Sue Casper, Stacey Nelson, Gail Rose

10A – Silver – Magazine
Advisor Magazine – Major League Lives
Merrill Lynch
Joe Tartaglia

12A – Gold – Poster
Learn About Diabetes
Princeton Communications Group
American Diabetes Association
Ray Hirschman, Pat Martin, Jean Kondek, Steve Krostyne

12B – Gold – Poster Campaign
Diabetes Poster Campaign
Princeton Communications Group
American Diabetes Association
Ray Hirschman, Pat Martin, Jean Kondek, Steve Krostyne

12B – Silver – Poster Campaign
Tiberias Banners
Blue Water Communications
Tiberias Spa & Salon
Dave Francis, Anthony Gualano

13A – Gold – Special Event Invitation
Merrill Lynch Shootout
Merrill Lynch
Joe Tartaglia

13A – Silver – Special Event Invitation
Watchfair
Hamilton Jewelers
Rebecca Taha, Chris Navarro

13B – Silver – Special Event Card
Wiser Link Holiday Card
Wiser Link
Tracey Wiser, Lori Link

Direct Marketing

15A – Gold – Direct Marketing B-to-B, under $5,000
Franklin Institute Catering Mailer
Verge 180
Franklin Institute Science Museum
Alan Brooks, Randy Brasof, C.J. Kaplan

16A – Gold – Direct Marketing B-to-C, under $5,000
Letter to Santa
MRM Gillespie
HomeFront
Richard Eber, Justin Freese, Heather Xavier

16B – Gold – Direct Marketing B-to-C, over $5,000
Chairman’s Club
MRM Gillespie
Avis
Richard Eber, Miguel Ferry, Tom Rapsas, Andrew Dalsass

16B – Silver – Great Moments in Free
MRM Gillespie
EarthLink
Richard Eber, Miguel Ferry, Jon Tell, Janine Lazur

Out-of-Home

17 – Gold – Outdoor Billboard
Cats
Princeton Partners
Western Pest Services
Chris Sullivan, Genevieve Polito, Phil Schatz, Saul Katz

17 – Silver – Outdoor Billboard
Decision
Princeton Communications Group
Capital Health System
Ray Hirschman, Craig Porter, Chris Chavez, Amanda Graziani

17 – Silver – Outdoor Billboard
Soccer Mom
Princeton Communications Group
Capital Health System
Ray Hirschman, Craig Porter, Chris Chavez, Amanda Graziani

18 – Silver – Mass Transit – Vehicle
Reptile Dysfunction
Winning Edge Communications
TSC Direct
Jon Harcharek, Charles Disantis

19 – Silver – Out-of-Home – Site
Back-to-Back Banner
Princeton Communications Group
Capital Health System
Ray Hirschman, Pat Martin, Jean Kondek, Amanda Graziani

20 – Gold – Out-of-Home Campaign
Sleep Center
Princeton Communications Group
Capital Health System
Ray Hirschman, Craig Porter, Amanda Graziani
Business / Trade Publications

21 – Silver – Business/Trade Publication – Fractional Pg
Iceberg
Princeton Communications Group
Rue Insurance
Ray Hirschman, Pat Martin, Amanda Graziani

23 – Gold – Business/Trade Publication – Spread Multi-page
Prime Outlets Grand Opening Ad
Oxford Communications
Prime Retail
Sean McGinnis, Billy Hartman, Chuck Whitmore

23 – Silver
Business/Trade Publication – Spread Multi-page
Great Looking Golf Courses
Zullo Associates
Cleary Chemical
Rick Zullo, Anthony Warn, Teri Lauletti

24 – Gold – Business/Trade Publication – Campaign
Directravel – Travology
Princeton Partners
Directravel
Chris Sullivan, Ken Gleason, Phil Schatz, Saul Katz

24 – Silver – Business/Trade Publication – Campaign
Tony Ads
Princeton Partners
Yale Materials Handling
Chris Sullivan, Ken Gleason, Dan Veltri, Phil Schatz

24 – Silver – Business/Trade Publication – Campaign
See it Coming
Princeton Communications Group
Rue Insurance
Ray Hirschman, Pat Martin, Amanda Graziani

Consumer Magazine

25 – Silver – Consumer Magazine – Fractional pg
Night Cap
Princeton Communications Group
Capital Health System
Ray Hirschman, Pat Martin, Amanda Graziani

26 – Gold – Consumer Magazine – Full pg
Itsy Bitsy Woodstock
Princeton Communications Group
Music Together
Ray Hirschman, PCG Creative Team, Steve Krostyne, Amy Hutnik

26 – Silver – Consumer Magazine – Full pg
Maternity
Princeton Communications Group
Capital Health System
Ray Hirschman, Craig Porter, Amanda Graziani

28 – Gold – Consumer Magazine – Campaign
The Passion to Lead
Gianettino & Meredith
Atlantic Health
Barbara Perchaluk

28 – Silver – Consumer Magazine – Campaign
Bringing Harmony Home
Princeton Communications Group
Music Together
Ray Hirschman, PCG Creative Team, Steve Krostyne, Amy Hutnik

Newspaper Advertising

29 – Gold – Newspaper Advertising – less than 1/2pg
Itsy Bitsy Woodstock
Princeton Communications Group
Music Together
Ray Hirschman, PCG Creative Team, Steve Krostyne

30A – Gold – Newspaper Advertising – more than 1/2pg
The Rock
Princeton Communications Group
Rockoff Hall
Pat Martin, Jill Cameron

30A – Silver – Newspaper Advertising – more than 1/2pg
Soccer Mom
Princeton Communications Group
Capital Health System
Ray Hirschman, Craig Porter, Amanda Graziani

30B – Gold – Newspaper Advertising – more than 1/2pg, 4c
Enough with the gecko
Winning Edge Communications
TSC Direct
Jon Harcharek, Charles Disantis

30B – Silver – Newspaper Advertising – more than 1/2pg, 4c
Tiny Openings
Gianettino & Meredith
Overlook Hospital – Atlantic Health
Barbara Perchaluk

32A – Gold – Newspaper Advertising Campaign
Bringing Harmony Home
Princeton Communications Group
Music Together
Ray Hirschman, PCG Creative Team, Steve Krostyne, Amy Hutnik

32A – Silver – Newspaper Advertising Campaign
Sleep Centers
Princeton Communications Group
Capital Health System
Ray Hirschman, Craig Porter, Amanda Graziani

32B – Silver – Newspaper Advertising Campaign – 4c
Proof Campaign
Zullo Associates
Forsgate Country Club
Rick Zullo, Anthony Warn, Teri Lauletti

Electronic Digital

34 – Silver – Web Banner Ads
Keep your eye on the green ball
Brushfire
NJ Lottery
Izzy Franco, Ken Musto

35A – Gold – Interactive – On-line /CD based
Total Living Microsite
Merrill Lynch
Jon Ellenberg, Thom Kerekes, Dominique Reese, 4 Corners Design

35A – Silver – Interactive – On-line /CD based
Music Time
Princeton Communications Group
Music Together
Chris Chavez, Steve Krostyne

36A – Gold – Web Design – under $15,000
MVP Lacrosse Camps
Mayo-Giuliano Media
Joseph Giuliano, Jodi Mayo

36B – Silver – Web Design – $15,000 – $50,000
Directravel Website
Princeton Partners
Directravel
Melissa Butensky, Richard Cardora, Gerald Angelo

36C – Silver – Web Design — over $50,000
childrens-specialized website
Children’s Specialized Hospital
Trisha Yurochko

Radio

40 – Silver – Radio – Local Campaign
TSC Radio Campaign
Winning Edge Communications
TSC Direct
Jon Harcharek

Television

43 – Silver – TV – Local Single
Resource for Life
Winning Edge Communications
UMDNJ
Jon Harcharek, Corey Korpita

45 – Gold
TV – Regional/National – Single
“Victory Dance” Red Ball
Brushfire
NJ Lottery
Izzy Franco, Ken Musto, Kathy Partis, Joe Staluppi

45 – Silver – TV – Regional/National – Single
Eye Chart
MRM Gillespie
ACUVUE – Vistakon
Richard Eber, Darrell Grysko, Lydia Malcolm, Jerry D’Ascoli, Rebecca Gardner, Michael Ferguson

46 – Silver – TV – Regional/National – Campaign
Who Says You Can’t Go Home
Brushfire
NJ Tourism
Ken Musto, Kathy Partis, Joe Staluppi

Cable Television Advertising

47 – Silver – Cable Television
Garden Spot
Red Flannel Group
Shore Memorial Hospital
Bob Flannagan, Wendy Reizer, Sean Flannagan, Pat Scanlon, Noreen Miller

Multiple Media Campaigns

48 – Silver – Multi Media Campaign, B-to-B
New Position
Princeton Communications Group
Novo Nordisk
Ray Hirschman, Craig Porter, Chris Chavez, Amy Hutnick, Steve Krostyne

49 – Gold – Multi Media Campaign, B-to-C
General Awareness
Princeton Partners
Thomas Edison State College
Pat Little, Tony Buchsbaum, Saul Katz, Kerri Marikakis

49 – Silver – Multi Media Campaign, B-to-C
Summer Campaign
Brushfire
NJ Tourism
Ken Musto, Michael Mazewski, Joe Staluppi

49 – Silver – Multi Media Campaign, B-to-C
Sleep for Life Campaign
Somerset Medical Center
Jodi McCaffrey

Self Promotion Media

50 – Silver – Self Promotion
Stonehouse Media website
Stonehouse Media
Jason Jammer
Design / Advertising Arts

51 – Gold – Logo Trademark Design
Equinox 360 Logo
Oxford Communications
Chris Ledford

51 – Silver – Logo Trademark Design
DW Smith Logo
Blue Water Communications
Dave Francis, Anthony Gualano

51 – Silver – Logo Trademark Design
Global EHS Conference – Think Big
Wyeth Corporate Graphics
Wyeth
Cathy Bespalko

51 – Silver – Logo Trademark Design
Prime Tide Logo
Wiser Link
Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union
Lori Link

53 – Silver – Still Photography
Nick Hilton Menswear
Leigh Photo & Imaging
Joe Amato, Stacy Rothermer

Public Service

56B – Gold – Public Service – $5,000+
Your Fire Escape with Safe-T Bear
Stonehouse Media
Delaware Volunteer Fireman’s Association
Jason Jammer

56B – Silver – Public Service – $5,000+
Sun Safe Program
Zullo Associates
The Cancer Institute of NJ
Rick Zullo, Anthony Warn, Teri Lauletti

Marketing

57 – Silver – Marketing – under $50,000
Creative Marketing Alliance
Public Energy Solutions
David Sherwood, Christian Horn, Erin Higgins

57 – Silver – Marketing – under $5,000
Inspired Listening
Princeton Communications Group
Medquist
Ray Hirschman, Chris Chavez , Amy Hutnik

58 – Gold – Marketing – over $5,000
Music Together
Princeton Communications Group
Amy Hutnik, Steve Krostyne, Ray Hirschman, Chris Chavez

Public Relations

59 – Gold – Public Relations – Public Programs
ACOM Public Program
Creative Marketing Alliance
Association for Convention Operations Management
Kaitlin Welch

60 – Gold – Public Relations – Special Event
Beach in a Box
Brushfire
NJ Tourism
Kathy Partis, Joe Staluppi

60 – Silver – Public Relations – Special Event
PR Scores a Hang-Ten
CN8, The Comcast Network
Leslie Padilla

61 – Silver – Public Relations – Community Relations
American Diabetes Association
Princeton Communications Group
Ray Hirschman , Pat Martin , Jean Kondek , Amy Hutnik

62 – Gold – Public Relations – Public Affairs
Van Ness Plastics School Referendum Campaign
The Marcus Group
Van Ness Plastic Molding Co.
Thomas Kilkenny

Excellence in Writing

63 – Silver – Excellence in Writing – Feature Story
Using Judiciary Skills while on Duty in Iraq
New Jersey Judiciary
Linda Brown Holt

64 – Silver – Excellence in Writing – Speech
Beijing Keynote Speech
ETS
Tom Healey

65 – Gold – Excellence in Writing – Newsletter
Sand Dollars Newsletter
Wiser Link
Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union
Tracey Wiser

65 – Silver – Excellence in Writing – Newsletter
Staff Who Keep on Giving
New Jersey Judiciary
Linda Brown Holt

Dashed Dreams

66 – Silver – Dashed Dreams – Print
Scholarship Program
ETS
C. Susan Beym, Rob Adams, Tom Healey, Diane McKernan

69 – Gold – Dashed Dreams – Outdoor
More Yummy, Less Tummy
Zullo Associates
Farmland Dairies
Rick Zullo, Anthony Warn

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