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The Barnes Agency wins W.VA. Press Association awards

Oct. 05, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

HURRICANE -- The Barnes Agency, a full service advertising, marketing and public relations firm with a main office in Hurricane, has recently been recognized by the West Virginia Press Association as winner of both first and second place in the Best Agency category for ads designed in 2011 and placed in both The Times Record and Roane County Reporter on behalf of Roane General Hospital.

"We are very pleased to have received this recognition for our graphic design work," Jeffrey M. Barnes, president and CEO of Barnes Agency, said in a press release. "We are best known for our award winning film and video production, so to receive recognition in print design is very pleasing and shows that we are moving in the right direction with the comprehensive marketing services we provide."

Both awards were in the Division 3 newspaper category. First place reflected an ad promoting Roane General Hospital's urgent care services, while the second place ad communicated a New Year's holiday message on behalf of the hospital.

"I would like to congratulate Barnes Agency for winning yet again in the Best Agency category in this year's West Virginia Press Association statewide advertising awards," Roane General Hospital CEO Douglas E. Bentz said in the release. "Roane General has been fortunate to receive first class marketing from Barnes Agency, and we could not ask for a better partnership to promote the servic, visit www.thebarnesagency.com.