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Jewish Council for the Aging’s 20th Annual Productive Aging Award Dinner

Yesterday evening, I attended The Jewish Council for the Aging’s 20th Annual Productive Aging Award Dinner honoring Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer prize-winning biographer, historian, political commentator and author (well known for her book Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, which was made into a movie); and her husband, Richard N. Goodwin, speechwriter to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson.


Gratzer Graphics Becomes Sponsor of City Dogs Rescue

We are proud to announce that we have have just become a sponsor of City Dogs Rescue for 2013! City Dogs Rescue, based in Washington, DC, saves adoptable dogs from overcrowded and high-kill shelters, many of which are in the south.


What Font Did You Use?

Sometimes we are asked by clients what fonts we used in their project. Here is a tip that allows you to find that out if you have a PDF.


Stock Photo Licenses

Recently, a client said a stock photo company had contacted them to request payment for allegedly not having the rights to a photo. The photo had actually been purchased by the client’s previous designer. The client then had the designer get in touch with the stock photo company to show proof of purchase of a license.


Colleen’s Ongoing Pet Project

Since November 2009, Colleen has maintained two online stores, at Cafepress and Zazzle, which feature her original designs as well as nature photography. The idea for the online stores came from a passion for design and helping animals. Proceeds are donated to Frederick County Animal Control (Maryland), the county’s only shelter.

The stores offer a wide selection of custom merchandise for dog lovers and cat lovers and animal rescuers and advocates as well as products for other pet lovers (iguana, hamsters, birds and horses). These items, which make great gifts, are available in two designs: a heart and paw print,