All Things Orange Save the Date for The National Multiple Sclerosis Society Dinner in Baltimore

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The Washington Times

eye catching orange SWAG* I asked my web gurus, “What is it about the color orange?”

Joe Carter from Evangelical Outpost and Jared Bridges from TruePravda both said orange is the new color of the internet, of the world, of marketing — of persuasion.

Orange.

The coming of The Orange Men.

So I shifted in my orange chair at The Dudes’ foot ball practice, full of orange cones. Next to my large team water cooler, orange; full of Gatorade, orange.

My Nike’s have orange accents.

At the recent 25th anniversary of The Washington Times, all the SWAG was splashed in orange.

So my web guys highlighted my business blog at Managment Training of DC, LLC, in, what else? Orange.

Today, Your Business Blogger is doing a seminar at The Harbour League in Baltimore on Managing Management Time, and talking with my new best friend David Cotter from The National Multiple Sclerosis Society in Maryland. A terrific five million dollar non-profit operation.

He notes the orange accents on Management Training of DC, and connects this with the “All Things Orange” theme of the MS upcoming event on September 28, 2007. It would be difficult to miss the correlation.

Even for Your (partially color blind) Business Blogger.

Orange sells.

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Brooks Robinson The National Multiple Sclerosis Society in Baltimore is putting on a class event with Brooks Robinson. If you are in the Baltimore area, make plans to be there.

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From All Things Orange for The National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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Thank you (foot)notes:

SWAG: Stuff We All Get. Advertising and promotional items available from Results by Objective International. Full Disclosure: Owned by Jim Custer, cousin.

And this may explain the orange vests worn by highway workers: Safety? Nope — it might be eye catching public works public relations.

See Duck Tape Marketing Design Matters.


MS Dinner of Champions

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront; Baltimore, MD

You Are Invited to Attend the 17th Annual

MS Dinner of Champions

“All Things Orange”

Friday, September 28, 2007

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront

6:00 pm

Individual Tickets: $175

Raffle Tickets: $50

Recognizing Our 2007 Champion of Hope Honorees:

Lois & Alan Elkin, Founders, Advance Business Systems

Kenneth P. Johnson, M.D.; Former Director, Maryland Center for Mulitple Sclerosis

Bill Hooper; Vice President & General Manager, ABC 2 WMAR-TV

Also Recognizing Our 2007 Ed Duggan Community Champion Award Recipients:

Excellence in Advocacy: Peter A. Hammen, Maryland House of Delegates, District 46

Volunteer of the Year: Pamela Lehnert, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Baltimore Adapted Recreation & Sports

Excellence in Healthcare: Robin Korotki, Physical Therapist

Fundraisers of the Year: Dennis & Tracey Seabolt

Self-Help Group Leader of the Year: Jane Welzant

MS Dinner of Champions RAFFLE:

Grand Prize: $5,000

2nd Prize: Orange Bowl Trip for Two

Includes 2 tickets to the January 3, 2008 game; 2 airline tickets; and a 2 night hotel stay.

3rd Prize: Year of Gourmet Fruit from Harry & David

Includes 2 or more varieties of gourmet fruit each month; retail value $355.

You do not need to be present to win! Tickets will be mailed after ordered to billing address. Drawing will be held Friday September 28, 2007 at the MS Dinner of Champions. All proceeds to benefit the National MS Society, Maryland Chapter.

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1 Response

  1. JTN says:

    Don’t think the Irish republicans are going to like this one very much…

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