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Ogilvy & Mather North America Named Ad Age's B-to-B Agency of Year

We would like to congratulate Ogilvy & Mather North America, for being named Ad Age's B-to-B Agency of Year!  Ogilvy was recognized for its “innovation, commitment and deep immersion into its clients' businesses.”

"We celebrate our culture and the principles David Ogilvy built the company around -- we love going in and figuring out the culture of our client," said John Seifert, chairman of Ogilvy & Mather North America.

 Ogilvy

We are very proud to be part of a family who shares our beliefs and values.  To read about examples of great Ogilvy work for IBM, American Express OPEN, CDW Corp., and UPS, click here: ‪http://adage.com/u/2QxXmb


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Rocketeer Charity: Rocketeers Support the Wounded Warrior Project

This month, we are supporting the Wounded Warrior Project, which is a veterans service organization that offers programs, services and events for wounded veterans. Their vision is “to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation's history”.

                                                     

The Rocketeers’ donation to Wounded Warrior Project will help enable the organization to help thousands of injured warriors returning home from the current conflicts and to provide assistance to their families. As the number of wounded steadily increases, it is easy to see how the needs of these brave individuals also increase.

This organization was submitted by Sevilla Garza, who has family in the military, including a brother who is actively serving in the Navy.  Her entire family strongly supports this organization and we are excited to help support this project.  

To learn more about the Wounded Warrior Project, visit www.woundedwarriorproject.org

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Rocketeer Charity: Rocketeers Support The Miracle League DFW.

This month's charity is The Miracle League DFW.  The Miracle League program provides an opportunity for children with challenges to play baseball.  With a specially designed turf, friendly to wheelchairs, crutches and walkers, The Miracle League makes dreams come true.  The Miracle League players each have a buddy to help encourage them to get to get around the bases and support them in the outfield.  

The Miracle League was submitted by Rocketeer Jacqui Gray, who is very passionate about this organization and currently volunteers with the field in Arlington, TX as well as the future location in Southlake, TX (to be completed in 2015).  Presently, there are 250 Miracle League organizations across the country including Puerto Rico, Canada and Australia. The Miracle League is proud to serve over 200,000 children and young adults with disabilities.  

To learn more about how you can be a buddy, coach, join a team or support this organization, visit www.mlfdfw.org.

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Bottle Rocket’s Work For LEGO Featured In Apple’s New TV Ad

This weekend, Apple unveiled a new TV ad for the iPad Air.  We are excited and honored to see the LEGO Mindstorms app created by Bottle Rocket, featured. The spot, which is named ‘What’s Your Verse,’ is voiced by Robin Williams as he recites a speech from “Dead Poets Society.” You can see the original scene from the movie here.    

We love that Apple chose the speech (transcribed below) for its spot.  At Bottle Rocket, we relate to it in so many ways.  We build experiences for medicine, law, business engineering, and many others, and we make them beautiful. At Bottle Rocket, our love and our passion is building beautiful things.


We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race.  And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering — these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love — these are what we stay alive for.

To quote from Whitman,

“O me, O life of the questions of these recurring. Of the endless trains of the faithless. Of cities filled with the foolish. What good amid these, O me, O life?

Answer: that you are here. That life exists and identity. That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.”

“That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.”

What will your verse be?

― N.H. Kleinbaum, Dead Poets Society


Read what others are saying about the ad:

CNN

The Verge

Ad Week

PC Mag

Business Insider

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