News  /  01.13.2021

Laura Van Eperen Selected As Judge For New Aspect Marketing & Advertising Awards In Senior Living Industry


Rockville, Md. (January 13, 2021) – Van Eperen (now FOVNDRY), an integrated communications agency specializing in public relations, marketing, and creative services, today announces that Laura Van Eperen, founder and chief executive officer, has been named a judge for the inaugural Aging Media Network’s 2021 Aspect Marketing & Advertising Awards.

“The Aspect Awards feature the health and senior care industry’s best examples of advertising, public relations, and marketing,” said George Yedinak, co-founder and executive vice president of Aging Media.  “The judges, including Laura, recognize the creative work accomplished by industry professionals who deliver extraordinary products and services in skilled nursing, home health/home care, hospice, and senior living.”

“I wanted to get involved and support the awardees who will be recognized with the Aspect Awards because they’ve never worked harder and deserve more recognition following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic,” added Laura Van Eperen, CEO of Van Eperen (now FOVNDRY). “2020 was a year for the books in which all senior living professionals deserve accolades. I look forward to helping select the performers.”

Award submissions are being accepted through January 31, 2021, and winners will be announced on March 15, 2021. Entry nominations are being accepted in the following categories: multi-media campaigns; print, direct mail, and billboard campaign; audio/radio/podcast campaigns; video or TV campaigns; social media campaigns; new brand launch; before and after rebranding; and COVID-19 messaging and communication.

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FOVNDRY (formerly Van Eperen) is an award-winning, fully integrated communications agency that has made its mark in the public and private sectors, plus a variety of membership-based associations since 2004. We craft custom solutions for multiple industries, including: Health & Science, Transportation, Real Estate, Education, Consumer Packaged Goods, and more. With offices in Rockville and Baltimore, our Maryland-based PR and marketing firm also fulfills the creative and branding needs of businesses and organizations in the DMV and beyond.

We’re a certified minority business enterprise (MBE)/disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Delaware, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. As well, FOVNDRY is a woman-owned small business (WOSB) that’s on the federal GSA AIMS schedule (GS07F0312T), and on a mission to help DoD and HHS agencies. Get to know us better in person, and connect with us daily via LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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