icon_newspaper.gif The Daily Oklahoman
Saturday, July 29, 2000

An American Red Cross publication for grieving families has won a major national award for excellence.

The Renewing Life grief packet won an Apex Grand Award for editorial content, excellence in graphic design, and overall achievement of communications effectiveness and excellence.

Chyrrel Mock of Edmond created the packet. She is the national representative for the Donor Family Network of the American Red Cross. Scott Horton, creative director for Connect Oklahoma, a subsidiary of The Oklahoma Publishing Co., was the graphic designer and creative director of the project.

The award is given by Communications Concepts. More than 5,000 items were entered in the contest’s 11 major categories.

Renewing Life is provided to grieving families who have consented to donate their loved one’s tissue to the Red Cross.