20 Under Forty Honoree – Leslie Brown

Oct 29, 2015

Co-founder Leslie Brown had her one-on-one interview filmed last week with videographer Sam Karow from Fancy Horse Films.

The Daily Herald Media posted this video and began announcing each of the remaining 19 honorees online beginning October 26th. The full list of honorees will be in print on November 16th.

Please join us and register now for the 20 Under Forty recognition event on November 15th.

Again, congratulations Leslie!

Ontogeny Awarded Community Partner 2015

Jul 03, 2015

Ontogeny Advertising & Design is honored to have been awarded Community Partner of the Year for 2015 by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin.

Ontogeny Advertising and Design Community Partner of the Year 2015

We are honored and humbled to have been selected as the recipient of the Community Partner of the Year award. When starting our business venture, we both had strong ties to the community and wanted to keep this “giving back” spirit as part of our business model with donated and in-kind marketing consultation and graphic design. We value our community involvement and partnerships—especially with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin. This has been a wonderful organization to work with because it supports the local children of our community. It has been a pleasure joining forces with their efforts to help market such a worthy cause. Thank you so much for this award! – Erin Crawford, Co-founder and Creative Director

Recent Work – Kaja Natural Foods

Mar 02, 2015

Kaja Natural Foods – New Product Branding and Launch

Getting in on the ground floor of a startup business can be quite rewarding. Ontogeny has had the pleasure of working with many startup businesses willing to take the risk to introduce their product or service to the marketplace. Kaja Natural Foods will soon be launching its granola line to the local community in the coming months. The logo is complete, and product labels and website are in progress. Look for this awesome product coming to local stores and farmer’s markets in the Wausau, WI area.

Kaja Natural Foods logo by Ontogeny Advertising and Design

Recent Work – Bowl For Kids’ Sake

Feb 02, 2015

Big Brothers Big Sisters – Bowl For Kids’ Sake – Logo and branding

Every year Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin (BBBS) has developed and branded a different marketing campaign based on the decided annual theme for their Bowl For Kids’ Sake event. As a non-profit organization, they decided it best practice for them to focus their efforts on one logo that would encompass the brand year after year. BBBS desired to have a logo that would stand out over the years—something modern, yet fun—as the event is centered on kids in need of mentors.

Ontogeny tailored the design for the young professional audience that this event is geared toward, while keeping a fun spirit and making it look modern. From font selections to the placement of the bowling ball and color choices—the logo is fun and stylish but it’s still professional for the adults BBBS wants to participate. The outline of the typeface and banner keep things sleek and modern. It’s attention-getting and the design also nicely compliments the BBBS logo. The client loves the new look!

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Recent Work – Young’s Drug Store

Jan 02, 2015

Young’s Drug Store – “Security Health Plan” Campaign.

With the announcement that a competing, local pharmacy chain will no longer accept Security Health Insurance plans, Young’s Drug Store took advantage of this opportunity to attract new customers that were displaced by this news. This was also an opportunity to remind existing and potential clients that they gladly accept all insurance plans.

Ontogeny wrote and produced a coordinating direct mail and a poster/outdoor campaign to announce this news to consumers.

Young’s Drug Store is a locally-owned and operated small business with three different pharmacy retail locations and one long-term care pharmacy in Wausau.

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Are you ready for the Business EXPO?

Feb 28, 2014

The Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce Business EXPO is fast approaching and we can help you make the perfect sales pitch.

You’ll look the very best for your future customers with these special trade show offers. We’ll work with you to come up with the perfect design for your booth. And don’t forget to kick-start your business relationship by adding coordinating sales literature for them too.

Contact us for more information.

All pricing includes design and printing.

Option 1:

One (1) Retractable Banner $300

  • Includes design and printing.
  • 1-31.5″ x 85″, 13oz Ultra Super Smooth PET, full-color banner.
  • 1-black or silver stand and carrying case.

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Option 2:

Three (3) Retractable Banners $750

  • Includes design and printing.
  • 3-31.5″ x 85″, 13oz Ultra Super Smooth PET, full-color banners.
  • 3-black or silver stands and carrying cases.

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Add a sales piece:

Postcard $275

  • Includes design and printing.
  • 250 – 6″x4″ full-color postcards.

 Flyer $395

  • Includes design and printing.
  • 250 – 8½” x 11″, 2-sided, full-color flyers.

Brochure $485

  • Includes design and printing.
  • 250 – 8½” x 11″, 2-sided, full-color brochures.

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*Offer valid thru March 31, 2014 and does not include tax.

Happy New Year!

Jan 02, 2014

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Our sincere thanks and appreciation to our wonderful clients
for your business and loyalty throughout the year.

We send our best wishes for another prosperous and successful year in 2014!

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20 Under Forty Awards Ceremony

Nov 18, 2013

On November 15th, the Wausau Daily Herald presented the 20 Under Forty Awards to the many deserving honorees.

It was a great afternoon for us, honoring Mrs. Leslie Brown. Below are some highlights of the days event.

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Drum roll, please…

Oct 23, 2013

Selected as one of the 20 Under Forty honorees is Ontogeny co-founder, Leslie Brown! She was selected out of 78 outstanding nominees and is being recognized as one of the top 20 young professionals in the Wausau region.

 

The Daily Herald Media, which launched this first-time initiative, will announce each of the 20 winners online on 20 consecutive days beginning October 26th. The full list of honorees will be in print on November 16th.

The community is invited to recognize the entire group of 20 honorees during a November 15th luncheon and ceremony at the Grand Theatre in downtown Wausau. Daily Herald Media is proud to partner with the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce for this event, and tickets may be obtained by registering here.

Please visit the 20 Under Forty website for more information.

Congratulations, Leslie! Your leadership, philanthropy, hard work and growing resumé are a stand out. This award is well-deserved and we look forward to recognizing your efforts on November 15th.

 

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Big Taste. A big hit.

Oct 02, 2013

Once again, Ontogeny Advertising & Design was proud to be a presenting sponsor at the 6th annual Big Taste event. Thank you to the participants, sponsors and attendees for making this year another great success for local kids in need and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin.

Also, thank you to the very talented Joe.e band. The live music, Banana Split and Big Chef Showdown entertainment made this year another stand out event. It’s no wonder why Big Taste was voted one of the best fundraisers in the Wausau City Pages 2012 Best of edition.

All of the food and beverage samplings were fantastic! There were several stand out items that made it very hard to vote in the Best of Town competition. Congratulations to the participants listed below that were awarded!

We look forward to seeing you again next year!

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Big Chef Showdown winner: Joe Schulz from the Mint Café.

2013 Best of Town winners:

Best Appetizer:
Carlie and Company — Chicken Wonton Tacos

Best Soup:
Becca’s Cafe Bistro & Catering — Red Pepper & Smoked Gouda Soup

Best Salad:
Carlie and Company — Dried Cranberry & Feta Salad

Best Entrée:
Michael’s Supper Club — Seared Beef Tenderloin on a crostini, topped with farmers market roasted red pepper bruschetta and gorgonzola cheese crumbles

Best Dessert:
The Sweet Life Bakery Boutique, LLC — Pumpkin Mini Cupcake with a Bourbon Espresso Buttercream/Caramel Drizzle

Best Hand Crafted Beverage:
Great Dane — Oktoberfest

Best Overall Beverage:
Lil’ Ole Winemaker Shoppe — Wine Slushie

Best Booth Presentation:
The Sweet Life Bakery Boutique, LLC

Best Food Presentation:
Red Eye Brewing Company