PAPA Advertising Garners Public Relations Awards For YMCA and Funding Factory Campaigns

The Public Relations Society of Northwestern PA recently honored PAPA Advertising with Gold Niagara Awards for the agency’s work on behalf of the YMCA of Greater Erie and Funding Factory, a national fundraising-thru-recycling company.

ERIE, PA – Marketing communications firm PAPA Advertising earned two Gold Awards in the inaugural Niagara Awards sponsored by the Public Relations Society of America, Northwestern Pennsylvania chapter.

The PRSA/NWPA Niagara Awards are presented annually to public relations practitioners who, in the judgment of their peers, have successfully addressed a contemporary issue with exemplary professional skill, creativity and resourcefulness.

In the category of Integrated Communications, PAPA won for the firm’s “Y I’m More” campaign for the YMCA of Greater Erie, developed to support the YMCA’s annual scholarship fund drive.

In the category of Marketing Consumer Products and Services, PAPA won for the agency’s “EcoBuddies Introduction” campaign for Funding Factory, designed to introduce a new recycling rewards program to elementary schools.

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