Agency News

ILLINOIS
Ebel Dunnel Merrick in Chicago was named agency of record for BAB Holdings, the franchiser of the Big Apple Bagels, My Favorite Muffins and Brewster’s Coffee concept stores. Billings on the account are estimated at $3 million. The shop was also named agency for the Fueling Talker, Advanced Information Systems’ promotional item that provides prerecorded advertising messages for auto service stations.
Dukane Audio Visual Products Division, a manufacturer of projectors and presentation products, named Maddock Douglas in Elmhurst its agency of record.
Four Points Digital in Chicago has formed a new executive management committee–comprised of Margot Cidulka, Laura Wojhhcik, Mark Pavla, Todd Lemmon and Stephen Strong–to oversee the interactive agency’s growth.
The Synergy Group in Chicago has been acquired by Colangelo Marketing Group in South Norwalk, Conn. Synergy president Jim Petzing joins Colangelo as its chief operating officer.
MINNESOTA
Initio Advertising in Minneapolis was selected as agency of record for Bremer Bank in Saint Paul. Billings are estimated at $2-3 million.
OHIO
Media That Works in Cincinnati was named Company of the Year at the city’s 20th annual Progress Awards.
Innis Maggior Group in Canton has merged with Monter Creative Design in North Canton. The agency retains the Innis Maggiore Group name.
WISCONSIN
Stephan & Brady in Madison was named foodservice agency of record for the American Egg Board.
Circle Midwest in Milwaukee was selected to design a product selection guide for Ato Findley and a presentation folder for Krizek & Associates.
Orkin Exterminating Co.’s commercial division named The Hiebing Group in Madison its public relations agency of record.
Image Makers in Waukesha was assigned advertising responsibilities for four new shopping centers operated by Bradley Real Estate in southern Wisconsin.
InPro Corp. named Advertising, Boelter & Lincoln in Milwaukee its agency of record. The client is a manufacturer of door and wall protection systems.