Month: March 2016

50th Anniversary Commemoration of Vietnam War in Modesto

50th Anniversary Commemoration of Vietnam War in Modesto The Modesto Vet Center held a proper, although belated, welcome home celebration for the community’s Vietnam Veterans on March 29, 2016 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. In a 50th anniversary commemoration of the Vietnam War, nearly 500 veterans of that conflict received pins, challenge coins and belated messages of “Thank you” and “Welcome home.”   The messages that went out to the assembled Vietnam vets were of thanks and of regret for the way the nation treated so many of them upon their return from the controversial...

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Vietnam Vets Honored at 50th Anniversary Event

Vietnam Vets Honored at Event Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) – In Hattiesburg, MS, Vietnam veterans will be the guests of honor during an upcoming event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. The Hattiesburg Veterans Committee is hosting a “Thank You” program for Vietnam veterans on Armed Forces Day, May 21, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center. It is a free event for all Vietnam veterans and their spouses or a guest. This event is free for all Vietnam veterans and their spouses or a guest. Each veteran will be receiving lunch, a limited...

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Meet the Jacky Winter Challenge Coin

Meet the Jacky Winter Challenge Coin The Jacky Winter creative representation and production agency recently designed their own challenge coins to hand out to their staff … Starting a project with Jacky Winter can sometimes be like entering a war. Not against our clients and artists, but with them — like neighboring villages joining forces against our common enemy: the deadline. And when we emerge victorious, time constraints thwarted and an incredible piece of work left in its wake, the feeling is insurmountable. We wanted to capture the gratitude and camaraderie that we feel at the end of a successful...

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Helen Tseng Challenge Coin Design

Helen Tseng Challenge Coin Design for 99 Percent Invisible Helen Shewolfe Tseng is a designer and illustrator based in San Francisco whose clients include: Airbnb, Benefit Cosmetics, Cosmopolitan, Eventbrite, Facebook and Google … you know, just to name a few. Helen describes her design for the 99 Percent Invisible coin below: For the front of the coin, I used two commonly-used challenge coin elements: a shield and a ribbon. I drew shipping cranes to reference the podcast’s headquarters in Oakland, a staircase for architecture, and a lightning bolt for radio. The waveform is a clip from the show’s intro: “This is 99% Invisible. I’m...

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Honorary Deputy in Twin Falls

Woman with Cerebral Palsy Becomes ‘Honorary Deputy’ Deb Stringham, 60 of Twin Falls, had a lifelong dream of being a police officer. Unfortunately, this is a dream she would never be able to fulfill as she suffers from cerebral palsy. Sheriff Tom Carter and Police Chief Craig Kingsbury paid Stringham a visit on Mar 22nd to bestow upon her the title of “Honorary Deputy.” “My goal was to make her feel special,” Carter said. “… And that’s exactly what I accomplished.” Stringham said she was surprised when the police chief and sheriff arrived on Tuesday afternoon. “I was scared,” she said....

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