Archive for October, 2012

October 31, 2012

The Most Important Halloween Costume Contest of the Year

Happy Halloween!  Today we’re celebrating by hosting our second annual luncheon potluck and Facebook costume contest. We think our team out-did themselves this year. Whose costume is your favorite? 1. Katie Houser: Raccoon 2. Mike Speltz: Nunchuckles the Killer Ninja Clown 3. Kim Foran: Firewoman 4. Amy Wise: Elmo from Sesame Street 5. Jamie Kruger: […]

October 30, 2012

Join us for Military Appreciation Weekend at One of The Orlando Solar Bears Games

How are you going to support your military servicemen and women this Veteran’s Day? You can start by joining Appleton Creative at the Orlando Solar Bears Military Appreciation Weekend Games on November 10th at 7 p.m. and November 11th at 3 p.m.  It’s a great opportunity to show your appreciation for the many who have […]

October 29, 2012

Appleton Goes to the Cinema: Henry Maldonado Film Debut

It was a dual celebration at the Enzian today during the premiere screening of Henry Maldonado’s documentary, highlighting the 2011 production of Hairspray at the Orlando Repertory Theatre. Today’s event was both a celebration of the short film which gave viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the friendships, love, ambition, sweat and tears during the production of […]

October 25, 2012

Orlando Event: Health is Everyone’s Business

This morning’s Lake Nona Impact Forum breakfast at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando wrapped up a day and a half of collaboration and inspired dialogue around the vital topic of health innovation. The breakfast featured industry leaders from Florida Blue, Darden Restaurants, WebMD and PepsiCo, discussing how health is everyone’s business, with an emphasis on how Fortune 500 companies […]

October 24, 2012


Those awkward teenage years can be difficult for even the most popular kids in class. Many parents are familiar with general bullying, but not with the social harassment and threats that occur online. In fact, 77 percent of students have admitted to being the victim of one type of bullying and over 25 percent have been bullied […]

October 22, 2012

Back on the Ice: Orlando Solar Bears

After more than a decade, Orlando Solar Bears are finally out of hibernation, and it was well worth the wait. Saturday’s sold-out home opening game attracted more 9,666 hockey fans to the Amway Center. Appleton’s Jennifer Graven and Eric Czerwonka attended the opener and experienced the amazing shootout victory win against Florida Everblades. Check out […]

October 18, 2012

Speaking in public: Tips for overcoming fears

The fear of speaking in public is known as glossophobia and some experts estimate 75% of the population has some level of anxiety regarding public speaking. If you fall into this category, take a deep breath and relax. You can beat the fear of public speaking with these following tips: Know your material. If you […]

October 17, 2012

Appleton Gets Down(town) to Business

Yesterday, in the heart of downtown Orlando, one of our favorite community organizations, UCF Town & Gown Council, hosted an autumn luncheon called Get Down(town) to Business at the UCF Executive Development Center. As part of the UCF College of Business, the EDC offers highly acclaimed executive and professional Master’s Degree programs, professional development programs, […]

October 12, 2012

The Delaney Project: Atomic Power Hour!

Appleton Creative has gone nuclear! For one hazard-free hour we had a team-building hosted by our friend and Strategize-it consultant Theresa Heldt. The Challenge: Transport a container of “radioactive material” and dump it into the empty sanitary container, using only the objects provided. These objects included five pieces of string and hand full of rubber bands. […]

October 11, 2012

Do You Have a True Company Culture?

At Appleton Creative, we cherish our teambuilding, fundraising, birthday celebrations, and office pranks. We also enjoy sharing local stories that warm our hearts and we get a kick out of posting playful pictures with captions that make us smile (memes, ad fails, and cute owls, oh my!). Broadcasting our company culture is not only fun […]