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From our friends at AdPulp: Hire A Copywriter, Or Paddle The Ship With One Oar

Come to think of it, after reading that piece I’m pretty sure this site could use a lot of help from a real copywriter. But I digress…

Interestingly, as evidence that the secret to good writing is rewriting, bonus points are up for grabs to anyone who can share with the class what they think the original title of the AdPulp piece above was.

Cocktails and Creativity — with Kevin Brady of Droga5

Kevin Brady, Group Creative Director at Droga5, headlines the final Boise Advertising Federation event of the season, this Thursday, May 24th (yes, today) starting at 5:30 p.m.

The event will be held at Beside Bardenay on Grove Street in downtown Boise, and also includes a special presentation of the district ADDY award winners by the AAF.

Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non members.

More details about the event are available here.

Adclub Honors Chuck Christopher

The Lewis-Clark Valley Advertising Federation is honoring Chuck Christopher, recipient of this year’s Silver Medal Award from the Idaho Advertising Federation.

The event takes place on Thursday, May 17th at noon at The Salsberg Room, Town Square, 504 Main St. in Lewiston. Cost is $15, and RSVPs should be directed to Michelle Ralston at 208-790-0672, or via email to

More information about the event is available here.

May Lunch and Learn featuring Jared Miller

The Idaho Falls Advertising Federation’s May Lunch and Learn Event is coming up on Thursday, May 17th starting at 11:30 a.m.

The event features guest speaker Jared Miller, Marketing Manager at Idahoan, who will present on his company’s blend of traditional and digital advertising.

The event will be held at Stockman’s Restaurant in Idaho Falls. Cost is $12 for members and $15 for non-members. To RSVP for this event, call Tina at 208-524-1777 or email

A New Creative Director with a Familiar Face at Drake Cooper

Drake Cooper in Boise announced recently that Jennie Myers has accepted the role of Creative Director.

Jennie has been with the agency for six years, and has led creative efforts for clients such as The Idaho Travel Council, CBH Homes, 44 North Vodka,, Microsoft Office, Simplot, and The Idaho Department of Labor, among others. She also recently completed the Executive MBA program at Boise State University, serves as a board member of both the Boise Advertising Federation and AIGA Idaho, and is an adjunct professor at BSU.

You can read more about the news (and see some of the work that Jennie has played a part in) on the Drake Cooper website.

While belated, congratulations to Jennie are still in order.