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Best of the Best! Best of Show & 7 Golds at 2018 Ad Honors.

Best of the Best! Best of Show & 7 Golds at 2018 Ad Honors.

The Asher Agency recently won the Best of Show Broadcast award for a television commercial called “Bubble Wrap” that was created for Physician’s Health Plan (PHP). The spot was part of a campaign created for PHP — an Indiana-based health insurance provider — that included another award-winning spot called “I Accept.”

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Asher welcomes Fantastic Sams® to the family.

Asher welcomes Fantastic Sams® to the family.

Asher is proud to announce it has been chosen as the media agency of record for Fantastic Sams®, one of the world’s largest full-service hair care franchises. FS offers clients an affordable salon experience that is accessible to everyone. Fantastic Sams, which began in 1974 as a single salon founded by Sam Ross in Memphis, Tennessee, now has 1,100 locations across North America.

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Reflection and Gratitude

Reflection and Gratitude

This time of year is always one for reflection. It has been a year of significant changes for Asher, some exciting, others bittersweet. We lost our beloved founder, Tim Borne, after a hard-fought battle with pancreatic cancer. Tom Borne stepped into the role of CEO and I stepped into the role of President. While Tom has no immediate plans of retirement, life is short and there are many tropical islands to explore. Along with the support of an incredibly experienced Management Team, he has been grooming me to take over the day-to-day operations of managing the agency.

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We Remember Tim

We Remember Tim

Asher’s founder Tim Borne passed away yesterday after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Tim proved all the doctors wrong, beating the odds for months, and spent his final days with his wife Ann and his daughters Kate and Christine. Tim was 71.

This is a sad time for everyone who knew Tim, but we are bolstered by the memory of his inimitable spirit and leadership. There would be no Asher without Tim Borne, of course, but—even more importantly—our lives would not be the same if we hadn’t met him.

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Getting Involved in Government has its Benefits

Getting Involved in Government has its Benefits

We learn from our clients every day, and one higher education leader showed us the benefits of good government relations.

West Virginia Community and Technical College System (WVCTCS) Chancellor Sarah Tucker, Ph.D. testified March 15 before the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor-Health and Human Services-Education on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education, and our agency offered support services in all phases of her testimony, communications, and logistics.
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