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Jan 15 2015

Digitizing an All-American Icon

Posted by andrew krause

When a longtime client, friend and mentor asks for help with a pro-bono project, it’s nearly impossible to say no. This was the case when Bob Troyer, Public Relations Chairman for the All-American Soap Box Derby asked me to help promote, publicize, broadcast and digitize one of the longest-running sporting events in U.S. history.

Jan 6 2015

AKA-versary - Kate & Zach!

Posted by akamediainc

What better way to kick off 2015 than with some AKA milestones? This week marks the 10th AKA anniversary of Senior Editor Kate Galbincea and the 4th AKA anniversary of Web Services Specialist Zach Mau. To celebrate their years of service at AKA, we thought we’d highlight some of the personal milestones they’ve also achieved along the way:

In honor of Veteran’s Day, Procter & Gamble (P&G) and Walmart partnered with Jared Allen, defensive end for the Chicago Bears, and his foundation, Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors, to help better the lives of Chicago veterans through the support of the Eddie Beard Homeless Veterans’ Housing Program (Vet House).

Oct 8 2014

Long before it was available to the general public, became commercialized, and became the entertainment giant it is today, the Internet was a tool of social interaction and communication. While the early Internet was largely envisioned as a military-focused pipeline, as its size grew, its use expanded to the scientific and research communities. By the early 1980's the Internet moved beyond science and research to eventually include both a broad user community and increased commercial activity.