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Pine Belt Pacer - History of Current Logo

The current Pine Belt Pacer logo was designed by Pine Belt Pacer, Joni Dunbar, who was named as the Graphic  Designer of the Year by the Jackson Advertising Federation at their 2006 Addy Show February 25. 

RARE Design has received regional recognition in the 2005 Jackson Advertising Federation ADDY® Awards for its outstanding graphic design, advertising and marketing efforts for various clients during the 2005 calendar year.

RARE won a total of 10 of the Federation’s coveted ADDY® awards in the product packaging, television, print advertising, collateral, and logo categories. And graphic designer Joni Dunbar walked away with the year’s top design honor: Graphic Designer of the Year.

“Of course we’re extremely honored for our work to be recognized by our peers in the Ad Federation,” said Rodney Richardson, president of RARE Design.

Launched by Richardson in 1999 after a 3-year stint with Nike, RARE Design is established as a creative consortium of marketing, advertising and design expertise. The group brings not only unsurpassed talent and energy, but also experience and credentials rarely found outside the country’s largest advertising agencies and design teams.

RARE is located in Hattiesburg, MS. The firm’s goal is to push beyond boundaries and to impact markets by partnering with the world’s best companies and organizations. For additional information on RARE or the services they offer, call 601-544-7273 or email .

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