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Cramer-Krasselt, Phoe nix, created three TV spots for the Horseshoe Casino.


Barnhart/CMI, Denver, added four new clients: Chateau Communities, SunBorne, Life-Link International and Trebark Camouflage.


The Rose/Glenn Group, Reno, launched an interactive branding division.

Creative Dynamics, Las Vegas, donated design and advertising production to AIDS Walk 2000 benefitting Aid for AIDS of Nevada.


Arnold Ingalls Moranville, San Francisco, created three new TV spots for Inktomi.

Michael Osborne Design, San Francisco, designed custom labels for

Cahan & Associates, San Francisco, won awards at the Clio Festival for its work with Collateral Therapeutics and General Magic.

Cunningham Communication, San Francisco, was acquired by Incepta, a London-based international marketing and communications group.

Doremus, San Francisco, created a campaign for HearMe.

DanaForan, Sacramento, created a 30-second TV spot for Cellular One.

Primary Knowledge, a Web intelligence service, opened a San Francisco office.


Wieden + Kennedy, Portland, is the first U.S. agency to win Best of Show in TV from the Ibero-American Federation of Advertising. The winning ads were for Nike Training.

Young & Roehr Group, Portland, was named agency of record for Pentawave. The agency also won two Lulu awards for its work with Concentrex and Electric Lightwave.

Moffat/Rosenthal, Portland, was tapped by Integra Telecom and People’s Tour Sports Network.


Beard Boy Productions, Laguna Hills, wrote recent TV spots for Contessa Shrimp, Silk soy milk and Donahue Scriber clients The Market Place and Anaheim Hills Festival shopping center. It also wrote and produced a radio spot for ad client Olympus Camera; a seven-minute video for Townsend & O’Leary ad client the California Association of Realtors; and a radio spot for rePlanet recycling centers.

NCube and Terayon Communication Systems were selected by MediaOne and Adlink to install digital-into-digital ad insertion systems throughout the MediaOne Los Angeles systems.

30 Second Films, Santa Monica, and FCB Worldwide, Costa Mesa, created a sales film for Kawasaki.

The Young Co., Santa Monica, was awarded public relations account work for Wyle Electronics of Irvine.

Boyd Communications, Los Angeles, completed a print ad for Sonicbox.

TH&M Advertising, Tustin, has been tapped by Scantron Corp. for ad duties.

MJA Advertising, New York, opened a new West Coast division in Beverly Hills.

FMJ Adcomm, Venice, was named agency of record for Dako Corp.

Fog Pilot New Media, Los Angeles, created a 30-second TV spot for

Saatchi & Saatchi Los Angeles, Torrance, created a print campaign for Toyota’s Championship Auto Racing Teams.

McElroy:FCB, Los Angeles, created three TV spots for Vans, Inc.

LOADtv, Hollywood, and DreamWorks distributed an enhanced CD at colleges across the country to promote the film Road Trip.

Benenson Janson, Los Angeles, won first place in the consumer retail category from the Financial Communications Society for the radio spots it created for

Lawrence, Mayo & Ponder, Newport Beach, won eight Lulu awards for its work with Fatburger, Second Harvest Food Bank, Orange County Ad Club, Custom B&W, AIDS Services Foundation and Pure Intensity.


Penna Powers Cutting & Haynes, Salt Lake City, was selected as agency of record for Slaymaker Corp.

Maxfield Candy Co. selected Pinnacle Marketing Communications, Ogden, to create a new corporate identity.


DNA Brand Mechanics, Seattle, was tapped by Pyramid Breweries for branding work.

Imagio Technology Advertising and Public Relations, Seattle, was acquired by J. Walter Thompson.