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University of Iowa Foundation News Release

Aug. 28, 2006

Fund-Raising Materials For Kinnick Stadium Win National Award

A package of direct-mail fund-raising materials for the renovation of the University of Iowa's historic Kinnick Stadium has won an award in a national competition sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

"Third and Goal: The Drive for Kinnick Stadium," produced in 2005 by the UI Foundation communications staff, won a bronze medal in CASE's 2006 Circle of Excellence Awards program. 

CASE received more than 3,100 entries in its 2006 Circle of Excellence awards competition in 40 categories of competition; 315 entries received awards. One gold medal, two silver medals, and two bronze medals - including the bronze given for the foundation's "Third and Goal" package - were awarded among the 46 entries in the Fund-Raising Publications Packages category.

UI Foundation communications staff members who helped produce the award-winning package included Nic Arp, writer; Theresa Black and Dick Blazek, designers; Hilery Livengood, creative concept; and Jill Tobin, photographer and digital image specialist.

The UI acknowledges the UI Foundation as the preferred channel for private contributions that benefit all areas of the university. For more information, visit its web site at

STORY SOURCE: UI Foundation, P.O. Box 4550, Iowa City, Iowa 52244-4550

CONTACT: Forrest Meyer, Director, Communications 319-335-3305, Writer: Forrest Meyer