The advertising staff at Areawide Media recently won several advertising awards at the 2007 Missouri Advertising Manager's Association annual conference at the Lake of the Ozarks. The staff earned a second place award for the 2006 Escape edition in the best regularly scheduled section category. They also received two honorable mentions in the same category for the 2006 Health and Medicine tabloid and the 2006 Salute to Veterans magazine. Honorable mention was given in the best single house ad for Our Graduating Issue is Coming. An honorable mention was also earned in the most creative use of spot color for an Earl's Dodge/Jeep ad and in the best shared signature page for a Newspaper in Education coloring contest. Staff members from left are: Angela Noakes, Dana Oakes, Michael Himschoot, Kathy Pierce and George Jared.