Archive for May, 2012

May 15, 2012

Muckracking Makes its Comeback

What if you could read tomorrow’s news today? In 2009, Muck Rack set out to answer that very question. The idea started when Brooklyn startup, Sawhorse Media, developed a list of the most credible social media content creators. Muck Rack verifies each journalist on social media sites who do the reporting for major media outlets […]

May 10, 2012

Appleton in Action – Beacon College Shoot

Lights, camera, action! Appleton recently went on-location at Beacon College in Leesburg to photograph and film the campus and student life. The full-day shoot yielded great photos and footage that will be used for Beacon’s marketing efforts and promotional pieces.

May 8, 2012

Transforming Logos One Company at a Time

Looking to lose a few extra pounds before summer comes around? Our friends at Transformations can help! Since 1987, Transformations International, Inc., has empowered and guided 80,000 patients to reaching their weight-loss goals. What’s the secret? Transformations’ founder and chairman Linda Parker uses a three-phase approach that combines a balanced diet, an active lifestyle, support […]

May 4, 2012

Park Maitland School Supports The Giving Tree Event

Kindergarteners and 2nd graders from Park Maitland School helped to support our local foster children by donating a wish! Don’t forget about our event on May 20 at Lake Eola Park! Hope to see you there.

May 4, 2012

Mexican Jumping Beans

Appleton celebrated “Cinco” in style (a day early) with a Mexican jumping bean race. Congrats to Team Smiley Face for the win! Better luck next year Team Sad Face.

May 4, 2012

Birthday, Bagels and Bunny Heads

Happy Birthday Jamie! It wouldn’t be a celebration without peeps, ice cream cake or bagels from Panera! It can’t get better than that!

May 3, 2012

Fostering Hope with Heart

Appleton Creative hosted another successful Giving Circle awareness art exhibit last night – and what a great turnout! We had a lot of fun showing our guests art made by local foster kids, and garnered donations for the Foundation for Foster Children. The theme of the event, “Blue Hope,” was seen throughout the many blue-inspired […]

May 2, 2012

Derricka’s Corner ~ Appleton’s Resident Teenager Talks Video Trends

Fashion (aqua nails, citrus orange) and technology (Pinterest, Memes) will always be trend-heavy categories. You don’t visit the Appleton blog to learn about fashion. I know what you are wondering: What are marketing and advertising companies using this year? Well, never fear, your girl Derricka is here to tell you the top 3! Online video: […]

May 2, 2012

Featured in Orange Appeal Magazine – Appleton's Giving Tree!

The Giving Tree: Fostering Hope with Heart Few things in this world matter as much as the wholesome, flawless wishes of a child. While big dreams come easy for most Central Florida children, our community’s foster children bear heavy burdens. They move from home to home facing the trials of a disconnected family, lacking in […]