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Wichita Falls’ Capital Fundraising Campaign Wins Platinum Award

Association for Marketing and Communications Professionals Issued 2010 Platinum Award for “Pride in the Falls”

Dec. 10, 2010 - PRLog -- (WICHITA FALLS, Texas) Dec. 8, 2010 – The Association for Marketing and Communications Professionals (AMCP) recognized the City of Wichita Falls with a Platinum Award under the marketing and promotional campaign category for the City’s capital fundraising campaign, Pride in the Falls.

“This award signifies the recognition of our hard work to establish an identity for the City,” said President and CEO of the Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce and Industry Tim Chase. “Through the Pride in the Falls campaign, our goal is to give current and future residents a reason to work, live and become a part of Wichita Falls, and we could not be happier about the acknowledgment the campaign is receiving. There truly is pride in the falls, and Texas is learning all about it.”

Over the past 10 months, Wichita Falls has either revitalized current businesses for new leases or attracted new businesses that relocated to the region. In turn, these businesses are in the process of creating more than 2,100 jobs and $123,920,000 of annual economic impact.

The AMCP “honors excellence and recognizes the creativity and hard work of marketing and communications through the MarCom Awards.” More than 5,000 awards are submitted from around the world each year, and typically, only 15 percent of entries win Platinum Awards while another 15 percent win Gold Awards. Platinum winners receive scores between 90 to 100 points, Gold winners receive 80 to 89 points and those receiving 70 to 79 points win an Honorable Mention certificate.

To learn more about Wichita Falls, the impact of the Pride in the Falls campaign or the City’s most recent honor, visit the Chamber of Commerce and Industry at www.wichitafallscommerce.com or call (940) 723-2741.

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About Wichita Falls
Wichita Falls is the county seat of Wichita County, has a population of more than 110,000 and is considered the population center of its region. Geographically centered between major markets in North Texas and Oklahoma, Wichita Falls is a place of diverse economy. With affordable living, cultural development and strategic planning that optimize its location, business owners and residents alike benefit from being part of the Wichita Falls community. For businesses, residents and visitors searching for quality of life with potential for growth and opportunities, Wichita Falls offers everything that one would want or need in one thriving community. For more information, please visit www.wichitafallstx.gov.

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