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EGM gets the GOLD

EGM gets the GOLD

Since the early 1900’s, the American Advertising Federation (AAF) has been unifying the voice of advertising and connecting professionals across the nation.

In 2016, Evergreen Media entered into our local chapter’s American Advertising Awards — one of the industry’s largest creative competitions, attracting nearly 35,000 professional and student entries each year across the country. We walked away with a Silver for an external client project and knew we would be back.

This year, we are honored to announce Evergreen Media has won both a Gold and Silver ADDY for two client projects we’ve had the opportunity working on this past year.

Entries that receive the coveted Gold ADDY for being recognized as the highest level of creative excellence are automatically forwarded onto the next tier of the competition. Follow along on Facebook as we hear more details!

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More than coffee runs

More than coffee runs

In order to graduate from the Graphic Design program at Black Hills State University, I am required to have an internship of 150 hours, and each hour needs to be logged, notes need to be taken, and examples of my work need to be provided. I was on the hunt for an internship when Rick had brought it to my attention Evergreen Media hires interns.

Although that was the first encounter I had with Rick the Owner and Publisher of Evergreen Media, I knew Rick the Dedicated Coach long before that. I grew up living in the world of softball, and spent many weekends watching and learning from Rick, as he coached my sister. Since my time here at Evergreen I have realized Rick the Dedicated Coach, and Rick the Owner and Publisher of Evergreen Media, aren’t that much different. He took a chance with me – just as he did with the many girls he has coached over the years.

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Startup Weekend at EGM

Startup Weekend at EGM

The Black Hills’ most innovative movers and shakers will congregate in the Evergreen Media office for the second annual Startup Weekend in the area. Organizers Brian Rupert and Lindsay Frankenfeld sat down to give us the scoop.


What is it?

Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event over an entire weekend in which teams pitch and plan a business idea to present in front of a group of investors. And it isn’t all fun and games—about 10% of Startup Weekend ideas become actual businesses.

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All About Support

All About Support

Following the modern architectural trend, Evergreen Media’s office in downtown Rapid City has visible rafters. These metallic beams give the office an industrial feeling that contrasts with the modern office furnishings. Our office is in the historic Dean Building, constructed in 1929 for a motor company. In 2016, the building laid empty so a group of locals decided to revitalize the building. It now houses not only Evergreen Media, but also a coffee shop, a baby boutique, and high-end apartments.

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A Strong Foundation

A Strong Foundation

Instead of carpet or tiles, the Evergreen Media office in downtown Rapid City has concrete floors. They are the original floors for the building and have remained for over 30 years. Before the floors supported the Evergreen team, they were used in the Dean Motor Company – with cars scraping across the resilient concrete.

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