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RBFF campaign Web site honored

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The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation's "Take Me Fishing" campaign Web site was recognized by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, receiving multiple awards in the 2009 W³ Awards and 2009 Davey Awards competitions.

TakeMeFishing.org received the following honors:

The 2009 W³ Awards: Gold Award Winner in the Homepage and General Interest Categories; Silver Award Winner; Structure & Navigation and Visual Appeal Categories; Fishington, The Fishing & Boating Capital of the Internet, Best-In-Show Winner in the Community Category; Gold Award Winner in Social/Networking Category

The 2009 Davey Awards: Silver Award Winner in Branding, Community and Lifestyle Categories

"We are thrilled to receive these awards for our work that motivates participation in boating and fishing," RBFF president and CEO Frank Peterson said in a statement. "TakeMeFishing.org can help anyone learn how and where to fish, and give them the tools they need to buy a license, design their dream boat or check out the latest equipment."

The W³ Awards, which received nearly 3,000 entries, honors creative excellence on the Web and recognizes the creative and marketing professionals behind award-winning Web sites, Web video and online marketing programs.

The Davey Awards, which received more than 4,000 entries, honors the "Davids" of creativity - the smaller agencies, companies or organizations with annual billings or revenues below certain levels.


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