Congratulations to MoveMoreNow.org campaign on winning the 2016 22nd Annual Communicator Award of Distinction.

Congratulations to MoveMoreNow.org on 2016 Silver Communicator Award of Distinction

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – The National Native Network offers congratulations to Better World Advertising and MoveMoreNow.org for winning the 2016 Silver Communicator Award of Distinction.  MoveMoreNow.org and the What Moves You? program are administered by the Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc. headquartered in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.  Better World Advertising is the agency working with Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc. with the What Moves You? campaign.  The award is offered for the Websites-Health category.

The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program recognizing big ideas in marketing and communications.  Founded two decades ago, The Communicator Awards receives over 6,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world.

The Communicator Awards honors work that transcends innovation and craft – work that made a lasting impact, providing an equal chance of winning to all entrants regardless of company or agency size and project budget.

What Moves You? is a social marketing campaign that encourages Native American families across Michigan to get healthy by exercising more.  What Moves You? is a collaboration of American Indian tribes throughout the State of Michigan including: The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe, Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, The Hannahville Indian Community, The Bay Mills Indian Community, and American Indian Health and Family Services.

What Moves You? is part of the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) – Journey to Wellness initiative funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  REACH- Journey to Wellness is a multi-year effort to improve the health and quality of life of Native Americans in Michigan.

The National Native Network is administered by the Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc.

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