Best of Show Addy awards, presented by the Advertising Club of Toledo, have been given to Communica for a Bowling Green State University broadcast ad and to Madhouse for a printed church brochure. Among the 353 entries and 83 awards, Madhouse received the most awards, at 16, Lesniewicz Associates received 15, and Communica received 11. The Silver Medal Award went to Martha Rogers, who has taught creative advertising strategy at BBSU.
First Solar Inc., which is based in Phoenix but has its only solar-panel factory in Perrysburg Township, has named Bruce Sohn president. He had been a senior executive at Intel Corp.
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