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We’re happy to announce that we’ve chosen seven finalists for the Madison Avenue Makeover. One of these entries will be named the grand prize winner on Thursday, October 31st, 2013. (By the way, thank you so much to EVERYONE who entered!)

The entrant will receive $15,000 in new marketing services for his or her company or charity, plus his or her own personal makeover package worth $500. 

In alphabetical order, here are the seven finalists our panel of judges chose. (Click on the image on the left to view each entry.)

sober-rants-makeover Amy Oathout - This aspiring writer shares her story of beating alcohol addiction and losing weight in her blog “Sober Rants in Skinny Pants.” Read her story and learn how she inspires others at
art-corner-makeover Art Corner Toledo (ACT) – This small group brings together area artists and activists to improve “our corner of the world.” They use public art to brighten blighted neighborhoods and promote Toledo’s artistic community. See more online
erel-holdings-makeover Austin Erel - He's a young entrepreneur who's working to develop an area along the Maumee River on Toledo’s east side. Austin hopes to revitalize this section of town by introducing new businesses and a neighborhood association.
Catholic Club Makeover Entry

Catholic Club of Toledo - This non-profit agency provides child care, parent support, and other services to Toledo-area families. In their video submission, they mention that their website could use a little help.

dj-one-tyme-makeover DJ One Tyme - Maybe you've heard this radio personality on JUICE FM 107.3, or maybe you know him as a video DJ. Either way, he says he's ready to take his act to the next level - the national level.
Recycle I.T. USA

Recycle I.T. USA - This new company works to refurbish computers, printers, monitors, and other electronics, and keep harmful e-waste out of landfills. They’re now serving Ohio, Michigan and Indiana. Learn more at

making-strides-bc-makeover The Town Center at Levis Commons - Each year, a team from Levis Commons puts together the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. The event attracts 5,000 people, but the organizers want even more participants to join in next year.
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fb-app-image-largeCould your company or your favorite charity use a marketing makeover?

If so, you'll be glad to know that you could win $15,000 in new marketing services from MadAveGroup.

We'll award the services to the winner of the MadAve Makeover promotion, which runs from October 1st through noon Eastern time October 24th, 2013.

"Get creative and let us know why your company or charity wants, needs or deserves $15,000 in marketing services," said Scott Greggory, Vice President of Creative Services. "We're looking for fun, imaginative entries that we can share with the world, and use to promote our entrants at the same time."

You can create original video, audio, graphics, photos, music or an entry of any other format that can be uploaded to the agency's Facebook page.

Win a $500 Prize Package

The person who submits the winning entry will receive a $500 makeover package of their own. It includes a $250 Macy's gift card, a $100 Massage Envy gift card, and a $150 Visa gift card.

The Dates

We'll announce the finalists on our Facebook page on Friday, October 25th. The winner of the $15,000 in marketing services will be announced on Friday, October 31st, 2013.

To enter and upload your entry, visit  

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