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May 2019
A Message From Our President
Ryan J. Hall, Cooper-Smith
2018-2019 AAF Toledo President
It’s May Day! Let’s hope this month brings on lots of sunshine and warm weather!
Lunch & Learn with us on Wednesday, May 15 th at the United Way of Greater Toledo Building. This month, we will be featuring representatives from Buckeye Broadband, Spectrum Reach, and Cox Media. This Lunch & Learn will be a panel format with discussions on a broad variety of topics concerning the cable industry.
Looking for a deal? AdBID 2019 has officially ended, however a few items remain available for purchase. Check out the items for sale here ! Thank you to all of the organizations that donated items and to the bidders for supporting AAF Toledo's largest fundraiser of the year. A portion of the proceeds will benefit our non-profit partner,  St. Paul's Community Center . Keep in mind; you do NOT need to be a member to bid.
Thank you for your continued support of AAF Toledo. Keep up with all that is happening by following us on Facebook , Instagram , LinkedIn , and Twitter , or by visiting for current event and program information!
If you would like to become more involved within the club, we have several committees that could use your help! We would love to have your input, and you do not need to be on the Board of Governors in order to participate. To find out more about becoming involved on one of our committees, please reach out to Patty Schoepf by clicking HERE .

Ryan J. Hall
Cooper-Smith Advertising
Senior Media Buyer
May Events
Wednesday, May 15
United Way of Greater Toledo, 424 Jackson Street - Rooms A & B

free parking behind building

Branding And Directional Marketing In The Digital World
Cable TV Panel Discussion

  • Marc Jaromin, Director of Media Operations- Buckeye Broadband
  • Stacie Schafer, Senior Manager of Communications - Cox
  • Joe Santoli, Manager, Advanced Advertising (IAB Certified) - Spectrum Reach

Interested In Joining Our Board?
We Need You!

The 2019-2020 membership year begins on July 1 and we need you!

Some of our board members will be completing their term and we need energetic, productive people to fill those positions.
Please contact Patty at  or 419.866.4199 if you are interested or have questions.
Thank You For Supporting
St. Paul's Community Center

to learn more about their organization, please visit:

April 18 - St. Paul's Community Center Facebook post:

Have we mentioned our partnership with AAF Toledo? They just completed an online auction that benefited us, but did you know that we are featured at their monthly lunch and learn? They collect items for us and donate them to help individuals in our various programs. Thank you, AAF Toledo! We appreciate you! #hopeforthehomeless
Make Giving A Part Of Buying!
PromoHits has committed to donating 5% of its total product sales from January-June 2019 to four local charities!

You can be part of this simply by purchasing your promotional products and telling us which of the 4 designated charities you'd like to support.

There is no extra cost to you! 

The four local charities to benefit from this initiative are:

To learn more or to place an order and choose which charity you'd like to support, call 419-358-0700 or email .

Follow us on Facebook to learn more about these charities and our involvement through PromoCares!
April 22 - St. Paul's Community Center Facebook post:

WOW! Thank you PromoHits! Ltd.!!! Have you heard of PromoCares? Last week, Melinda and her team saved our freezer! When they saw what happened, they immediately contacted us and donated the proceeds they have already collected and sent it to us early! A whopping $1929.08!!! We were able to fix the freezer, replace all the meat that was lost, AND have a little left over to buy more food! Thank you, Melinda and PromoHits, Ltd!! You really are making an impact! #PromoCares #hopeforthehomeless

AAF Toledo Would Love To Lend A Hand!
Would you like help in raising funds for your 501c3 organization?
AAF Toledo is a member of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) headquartered in Washington, D.C. and part of the Fifth District (Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky). AAF Toledo currently has 180 members comprised of marketing and advertising professionals from Northwest Ohio and surrounding areas.

Our mission is to provide programs and social activities that further the professional development of members in the practice of their craft and make contributions to the community through public service and educational programs.

AAF Toledo takes pride in community involvement. In accordance with our mission, we would like to join efforts with a non-profit (501c3) organization throughout our membership year (July 1-June 30) for the purpose of bringing awareness to the non-profit’s goal and purpose. If you would be interested in possibly partnering with AAF Toledo, please complete and return this application.

deadline to submit: Friday, June 14
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AdBID 2019
Items for Sale
There are a few items available for purchase. Check out the items for sale here . Reasonable offers will be accepted.

Thank you to everyone that donated and placed bids.

Partial proceeds will benefit St. Paul's Community Center.
2019 Internship Event
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How To Schedule Your First Appointment
call 1.833.510.HELP (4357) or visit:
Welcome New Members

Jennifer Archer
Manager, Donor Communications and Engagement
United Way of Greater Toledo


Sarah Goodnough
Senior Account Representative
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July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019

Job Board
AAF Toledo's job board will put your job posting in front of the most robust network of marketing and advertising talent in the Toledo Area.

2018-2019 Officers & Board of Governors

Ryan Hall, President

Melanie Dunn, 1st Vice President

Katelin Reinhart, 2nd Vice President

Ashley Yoakam, Treasurer

Casey Pogan, Ex-Officio

President's Advisory Council
Patrick Bruen

Matt Rubin

Chairman, AAF District 5 and National Board Member
Michael Seay

Executive Director
Patty Schoepf
office: 419.866.4199
cell: 419.260.9572

Board of Governors:

Liz Allen

Chrissy Arvin

Jodi Dixon

Jean Drees

Scott Grosteffon

Kelly Henry-Hahn

Holly Kemler

Jessica Ovall

Greg Reece

Lucas Stall

Sally Stearns

Mike Toth
About AAF Toledo
AAF Toledo, formerly the Advertising Club of Toledo, is a professional and social organization for individuals actively involved in the creation and production of advertising and marketing communications materials. The nonprofit (501C6) organization was originally formed in 1909 and remains dedicated to providing professional education and promoting fellowship among members and the community they serve.