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OutReach Magazine Wins Two MarCom Gold Awards

Romeoville, Ill., February 11, 2015 - We are pleased to announce that OutReach magazine, a Christian Brothers Services (CBS) publication, has won two Gold Awards in the 2014 International MarCom Awards competition.  Winning the golden statuettes were OutReach Vol. 4, No. 1, in the nonprofit magazine category and the feature article, Signed. Sealed. Delivered. Building a Bridge Between Abundance and Need,” in the feature article writing category.  This year, there were over 6,500 entries from throughout the United States, Canada and 15 other countries in the MarCom Awards competition.

 “We are excited to have the OutReach magazine honored with not just one, but two such prestigious awards,” stated Brother Michael Quirk, FSC, Ed.D., president and CEO of Christian Brothers Services.  “Thanks to the hard work of the OutReach team, the magazine demonstrates our level of expertise in each of our service areas.”

 “This is quite an accomplishment for a four and a half year old magazine with a team of five people,” stated Cynthia Krohn, manager of marketing and communications for Christian Brothers Services and editor of OutReach magazine.  “I am very proud of my team, including the  hard work, dedication and creativity that goes into every issue of this magazine.”  OutReach is a semiannual publication which features informative articles from each of the CBS coverage and services areas.  The magazine's audience is made up of the leadership and management of Catholic organizations, both in the United States and Canada, which belong to one or more CBS programs.  The magazine delivers useful and interesting topics that are relevant and important to the leaders in today's Catholic organizations. 

 The MarCom Awards is an international creative competition that recognizes outstanding achievement by marketing and communication professionals. Entries come from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, design shops, production companies and freelancers.  The winners range in size from individual communicators to media conglomerates and Fortune 500 companies. Judges are industry professionals who look for companies and individuals whose talents exceed a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry. 



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