continued The Eagle, out of Middlebury, Vt., also received a first place win for self promotion of classifieds, with judges stating the ad “directs the reader exactly where they need to go to place classifieds online.”
"Denton Publications is honored to have been awarded for its work by peers and judges, as it's a way to pace the skills of our staff with other talented individuals around the state and country,” Alexander said. “While awards and honors are nice the bottom line is serving our readers and customers. Only when we are ranked high in their regard are we achieving our ultimate goal which will always remain our number one priority.”
Other AFCP awards included a third place award for presentation of classified advertising on the Internet; a second place award for best printed color single ad between 6 to 12-inches in depth (published in the North Countryman); and an Honorable Mention and third place for advertising promotion in the Green Mountain Outlook and News Enterprise.
The Valley News received a third place award for its spot news coverage of Tropical Storm Irene at the NYPA conference to go along with the award for the Lake Champlain Bridge book.
At the Free Community Papers of New York Convention, Denpubs.com received a third place mention for online with website as well as a third place finish for online presence via
The organization also received a pair of second place awards for special promotions (published in the Valley News) and color single ad (published in the Times of Ti).