City Communications Recognized at APEX Awards

On August 11, Painesville City Communications was recognized at the 2021 APEX Awards for the excellent work produced over the past year in marketing, PR and communications. Painesville took home Silver in the marketing newsletter category for the redesign of the Speaking of Painesville quarterly residential newsletter and Gold in the video category for the Painesville Hometown Submission Video.


o   Led by Kathleen Sullivan, Communications Coordinator
o   Designed by Sandy Richards, Black Tie Studio
o   Printed by LBL Printing
o   Led by Kathleen Sullivan, Communications Coordinator
o   Videography by Chas Irish, Painesville City Local Schools
o   Voiceover by Mike Carswell, City Resident
o   Assistance from Joy Severa, Tara Carlson, James Blask, Lynn White and Bill Smith


The 15th annual awards ceremony was hosted at the Mentor Civic Amphitheater by Lake Communicators, a Lake County-based organization for professionals in the marketing and communication fields in Northeast Ohio. The event aims to recognize the professionals who produce the best marketing work in the Lake County area. Judges for the APEX awards are independent of Lake Communicators.