Philadelphia Area Custom Publisher Hollister Creative Wins Gold National Mature Media Award

Top Quote The National Mature Media Awards competition has honored Philadelphia area custom publishing firm Hollister Creative with a gold award for an article that appeared in Milestones, which Hollister produces for Philadelphia Corporation for Aging. End Quote
  • Philadelphia, PA-NJ (1888PressRelease) October 04, 2011 - Hollister Creative, a Philadelphia area custom publishing firm, has won a gold award in the 20th annual National Mature Media Awards competition for an article that appeared in Milestones, the monthly newspaper Hollister produces on behalf of Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA).

    "Inspired by grandma, architect runs writing class for seniors," by Constance Garcia-Barrio, was about Hong Kong-born Benita Cooper, founder/director of Project Best Day, a writing workshop at Philadelphia Senior Center.

    Milestones is read by more than 180,000 mature Philadelphians. The publication delivers "News and Possibilities for Seniors," written by seniors under the direction of Hollister Creative editor Don Harrison, a 60-year veteran of Philadelphia newspapers. Hollister also provides art direction, photography and graphic design services for Milestones. PCA has been a Hollister client since 2001.

    The Gold Award is the top honor given in the category for Single Article - Magazine/Newspaper/Newsletter. Gold, Silver, Bronze and Merit awards in 32 categories were chosen from nearly 1,000 entries in the contest, which is the largest of its kind and recognizes the best materials produced for those who are 50 and older.

    Hollister Creative has won National Mature Media Awards for Milestones every year since 2003. The competition is presented by the Illinois-based Mature Market Resource Center, a national clearinghouse for the senior market. Hollister Creative also designed the e-publication Milestones E-News, which PCA publishes weekly for adults who are 50-plus or caring for an older person, as well as the PCA website,

    About Hollister Creative
    Hollister Creative is a consistent national award winner for design and writing of print and web projects that serve client goals in marketing, communications, education and public outreach. Clients include associations and foundations, health and social service organizations, educational and cultural institutions, sports teams and service sector businesses. To learn more, visit

    About Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
    Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) is the Philadelphia area's authority on aging. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for older adults through programs, services, information, research and advocacy. For more information, visit

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