The Messenger Receives Award of Distinction

The winners of the 27th Annual Communicator Awards have officially been announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Artists that Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio received an Award of Distinction for The Messenger newsletter. With over 6,000 entries received from across the U.S. and around the world, the Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program honoring creative excellence for communications professionals. 

“The work entered in to this year’s 27th Annual Communicator Awards is even more impressive than in seasons’ past. This year's entries are a truly stellar embodiment of our “Communication is everything” tagline," noted Eva McCloskey, managing director of the AIVA. She added, “On behalf of the Academy, I would like to thank all of this season’s entrants for their willingness to produce such boundary-pushing, effective and outstanding work."

This month marks The Messenger's 110th anniversary of publication. It is one of the oldest Lutheran publications still in print.

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