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BURKE and A Big Heart Foundation Team Up With Toys For Tots and Hope Haven At Toys & Co. To Spread Christmas Spirit To Less Fortunate Children

  On December 10th, BURKE and A Big Heart Foundation teamed up again with Toys For Tots and Hope Haven, to give back to less fortunate Children. This year, Toys & Co. in Charlotte, North Carolina was gracious enough to host the event. For the past 8 years, BURKE and A Big Heart Foundation have hosted an annual golf tournament with Toys for Tots (T4T) to raise money for the Christmas Shopping event. This year over $35,000 was raised to spend at Toys & Co. A group of children from Hope Haven were able to attend the shopping event and pick their own toys out. BURKE actively gives back to the Charlotte community; not only with Toys for Tots, but also with The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Boy Scouts of America, The Charlotte Touchdown Club, Servants with a Heart, Charlotte Trolley, Autism Society of North Carolina, YWCA Central Carolinas, and  the Carolina Raptor Center.   About BURKE Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, BURKE is a full-service advertising firm experienced in creative integrated marketing solutions. Since 1991, BURKE has been designing powerful tools and campaigns for regional, national and global businesses through advertising, marketing, public relations, graphic design, SEO, web development, social media, and event planning. More information on BURKE can be found at www.burke.design. About A Big Heart Foundation A Big Heart Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization created to support charitable events in Charlotte, NC and the surrounding area where all proceeds go to various children's funds. The Toys for Tots Golf Tournament started in 2007 by BURKE to help launch the annual Toys for Tots event and assist with exposure and awareness of the US Marine Foundation’s Toys for Tots program. Since the founding of the non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization in 2010, BURKE now works alongside A Big Heart Foundation in hosting the annual event.

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BURKE Creates Updated Responsive Website, Logo, and New Name For Davinci Jets

Davinci Jets, LLC., formerly known as JetPool LLC., announced their exciting news of a name change and an updated responsive web site on November 9th. After more than 10 years, it was time for a name that better represents the company and what it has to offer. The new name “Davinci”, was inspired by the famed Renaissance man and inventor, Leonardo Da Vinci. It was a perfect fit since the team embodies both the inventor’s passion for aviation and his forward thinking mentality. Davinci Jets’ new responsive website has a slick and modern design touch, with easy navigation and multi-platform device capabilities. It visually encompasses what Davinci Jets stands for; a knowledgeable aviation team providing safe and convenient flight options for its customers. BURKE’s creative team took initiation with Davinci’s vast project and were responsible for their updated responsive web site, renaming JET POOL to Davinci Jets, and the Davinci Jets logo. Davinci Jets CEO, Eric Legvold, states, “As we’ve expanded we felt it was time for a name that better represents our company and what it has to offer. BURKE did a great job supporting us with this transition. We’re already receiving a very positive reaction from the public and our clients in regards to our new name, modern logo and responsive website.”   About Davinci Jets Located in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, Davinci Jets masters flight service and aircraft management with access to more than 5,500 airports nationwide and locations around the globe. Their executive facility offers gated parking and a private hangar for the most exclusive business and leisure air travel. No long security lines or baggage delays. No layovers or flight changes that generate unwanted downtime. Just uncompromising safety, experience and attention to detail so every flight is your best one. To learn more about Davinci Jets, visit their website www.davincijets.com.

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BURKE Creates New and Updated Responsive Website for Carolina Tree Care

On November 12, 2015, Carolina Tree Care received an updated website.  The new site is responsive, giving visitors easy navigation through various devices. The website also features the new design BURKE has created to refresh the Carolina Tree Care brand. The creativity and design behind Carolina Tree Care’s website are with the following BURKE employees: Art Director, Mariana Rojas, graphically designed the website; Debbi Lawrence, Front-End Web Developer, developed website code and format; Videographer, Rick Guile, shot and created the Carolina Tree Care video; and Account Manager, Morgan Paterwich, managed and oversaw all duties for the creation of Carolina Tree Care’s new responsive website. At BURKE, it really is a group effort to complete a project. Each step is precisely thought out and handled by a contributed group effort to reach the end product. Mackenzi Guffey, Residential and Commercial Coordinator at Carolina Tree Care states, “I know I can speak for the whole team at Carolina Tree Care when I say how amazed we are at our new website. It is everything we could have hoped for and BURKE delivered. Thank you to Morgan Paterwich and her team for making a remarkable video and website that was done professionally!” Mariana Rojas, BURKE’s Art Director, who is responsible for the creation of the updated website explains, “The objective was to create a clean, simple and responsive site that reflected the type of personalized and customized service offered by CTC. With the need of making all sites responsive comes the challenge of designing pages that don’t look generic or template-like-  the CTC site is unique thanks to the color palette, customized shapes and tree textures used. We were also able to use custom photography which is always a plus because it shows the audience/possible customer’s trustworthy service that is real.”   About Carolina Tree Care Located in Concord, North Carolina, Carolina Tree Care has been providing high quality tree services since 1987. With two separate divisions, utility/municipality and residential/commercial, Carolina Tree Care is able to take care of any service for businesses, residential areas, and utility companies in the greater Charlotte, North Carolina area. In addition, they have received Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) verification, which means Carolina Tree Care is certified in all accreditation standards and has gone through a detailed application process. Carolina Tree Care is committed to help its customers with the best service as possible and continues to stay flexible so each and every customer’s needs are met. To learn more about Carolina Tree Care’s services, please visit their website, www.carolinatreeservice.com

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BURKE Provides Cover Design for Jeff Dudan’s Book, “Hey, Coach!”, While Dick Butkus Speaks At The Charlotte Touchdown Club

Every year The Charlotte Touchdown Club’s sponsor and the Charlotte community look forward to The Touchdown Club’s luncheon series, which consist of 5 luncheons a year with speeches from Panther representatives, college coaches, and present and former professional players. BURKE has been a Pro Bowl Sponsor for The Charlotte Touchdown Club for many years and is excited to attend. This year the luncheon consisted of a speaker and a book signing with BURKE as the source of design. On Friday, October 30th, 2015, The Touchdown Club held their speaker luncheon series at The Westin Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina. This luncheon’s speaker was Dick Butkus, Chicago Bears Hall-of-Fame Linebacker. Butkus, now in his 70’s, answered some Q&A’s and talked about how his NFL career has made him honest and humble because of the way the NFL took advantage of him. As expected, it was truly a genuine and inspirational speech. Jeff Dudan, Advantaclean’s CEO and a client here at BURKE, showcased his book, “Hey, Coach!” with a book signing before the luncheon. Burke was responsible for designing the book cover. Mariana Rojas, BURKE’s Art Director, states, “We created the cover and the illustrations that went into each chapter.  I read the book and came up with different ideas for the cover. At the end, he chose a simpler cover that includes all the motivational phrases that the coach in the book tells the players in his baseball little league for encouragement”. It was a detailed creative process that had Rojas digging deep and studying Dudan’s words to find her inspiration for the finished book cover. At BURKE, we stay detailed and determined with each project to make it what we see it as and what our clients end up happy with.   About The Charlotte Touchdown Club Founded in 1991, The Charlotte Touchdown Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that promotes high school, college, and professional football in the Charlotte, North Carolina area. Over the past 24 years, the club has grown their sponsor team to more than (70) companies and have raised more than $1,500,000. Another highlight of the year is the most prestigious defensive award, the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, which is held every December at The Westin Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina. The award is given to honor the most prestigious defensive player in America and is voted on by the Football Writers Association of America. To learn more about The Charlotte Touchdown Club, visit their website http://www.touchdownclub.com/.

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