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Encouraging Business and Industry Leaders to be “Cherokee by Choice”

by Lucie Pathmann

The Cherokee County Office of Economic Development (COED) recently launched its “Cherokee by Choice” capital campaign to fund initiatives that will help continue the momentum around the success the county has seen in economic development growth.

Haircuts that Deserve their Own Walk-Up Music: Sport Clips’ New Brand Creative Makes Guys the Stars of the Show

by Lauren Curtis

Stone Ward’s relationship with Sport Clips Haircuts has spanned more than a decade. The agency began working with the budding franchise with 400 stores in 2007, and recently helped the brand celebrate its 1,700th store opening.

Come Fly With 360 Filmworks

by Katy Bartlett

If you’ve ever wanted to see the world from a different perspective, it’s now easier than ever to make that happen. Aerial video and photography can add unique perspective to larger projects or stand alone as interesting short content. At 360 Filmworks, when we pack our bags for a production our drone is one of our favorite tools to include.

Becoming John Marin: a Unique Narrative Website to Showcase New Work on Exhibit at the Arkansas Arts Center

by Lauren Schewene

Recently Stone Ward created a narrative website to showcase the extraordinary new collection and exhibit at the Arkansas Arts Center, “Becoming John Marin: Modernist at Work.” After the artist’s daughter-in-law donated 79 of her personal pieces (conserved with support from the Henry Luce Fund in American Art), the Arts Center wanted to showcase its Marin collection in an online format that would

Short Videos Encourage Arkansans to Hunt Natural

by Katy Bartlett

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) is committed to keeping the sport of hunting top of mind among Arkansans. In an effort to retain active hunters and recruit new outdoor enthusiast to the sport, AGFC partnered with Stone Ward and 360 Filmworks to launch a digital campaign focused on getting more Arkansans in the woods while increasing hunting license sales.

Stone Ward hires Jeffrey Nodelman as Director of Creative Services, Executive Creative Director

by Liz Hamilton

We’re proud to welcome Jeffrey Nodelman to our team as director of creative services and executive creative director, a newly created position reporting to CEO and Founder Larry Stone.

Stone Ward wins another accolade for its collaborative agency culture

by Liz Hamilton

Stone Ward is proud to announce another award for its agency culture: a place on PRWeek’s prestigious “Best Places to Work” List. On the heels of being named (for the second year in a row) to PR News’ list of “Top Places to Work” earlier this year, the agency certainly has the team and workplace benefits that make up a collaborative and creative culture.

A Decade of Support for Sport Clips Haircuts’ Help A Hero

by Dana Dussing Berry

Sport Clips Haircuts, the largest haircare provider dedicated to men and boys, is the heart behind the largest veterans' scholarship program in the world, Help A Hero. The VFW and Sport Clips established the Help A Hero scholarship program in 2013, but have worked together for more than a decade to support America’s service members and their families.