[Birmingham, MI] – Dave Ryan, partner and associate creative director at Brogan & Partners Convergence Marketing received the prestigious Gold Graphis Award this week for his design work on “Ta Ta,” a logo used on a T-shirt designed for the Breast Cancer 3-Day team called Ta Ta Breast Cancer. Ryan’s coworker and partner at Brogan & Partners, Ellyn Davidson, is a breast cancer survivor who organized the team for the Breast Cancer 3-Day, which raises money to fight breast cancer. The Graphis Award is given for design excellence in the field of advertising. The T-shirt will appear in various markets, including Arizona and Washington, D.C., and will be recognized in the Graphis Design Annual 2010.
“We are very excited to receive this international award,” said Davidson. “Not only is this a professional best for Brogan & Partners and the experts on our cause marketing team, but it also means a lot to me personally.”
The award was given by Graphis, The International Journal of Visual Communication in New York City, which has been recognizing significant and influential work in the fields of design, advertising and photography since 1944. More information about Graphis and the award competition is available at www.graphis.com.
About the Breast Cancer 3-Day Series:
Taking place in 15 cities nationwide, the Breast Cancer 3-Day is a series of three-day, 60-mile walks that raise millions of dollars for breast cancer research, education, and community health programs. Breast Cancer 3-Day participants raise a minimum of $2,300 and walk an average of 20 miles a day, educating tens of thousands of people about breast health with every step. As the primary beneficiary of the Breast Cancer 3-Day, Susan G. Komen for the Cure® receives 85 percent of net proceeds, and the remaining 15 percent goes to the National Philanthropic Trust Breast Cancer Fund. Please visit www.The3Day.org or call 800.996.3DAY for more information.
About Susan G. Komen for the Cure®:
Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure, which is now the world’s largest breast cancer organization and the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer with more than $1.3 billion invested to date. For more information about Susan G. Komen for the Cure, breast health or breast cancer, visit https://ww5.komen.org/ or call 1-877 GO KOMEN.
About Brogan & Partners:
Brogan & Partners Convergence Marketing, established in 1984, specializes in advertising, PRIZM®-based media, public relations, healthcare marketing, and digital and diversity marketing. The firm has offices in Metro Detroit and Raleigh, service offices in Washington D.C. and Florida and an affiliate in Chicago.