The Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals, Arlington, Texas have announced that the Qarab Group has been awarded a 2011 MAR COM AWARD – GOLD for their production of Aiden the Otter. The three minute DVD is accompanied by a Coloring Book featuring R. J. Ketchum illustrations, and Lesson Planners for Home Schooling by Nicole Glende. This is the fifth Gold Award the group has received. Previous Gold Awards include a MAR COM GOLD for 21st Century Prodigal Son and Aiden the Otter, a Hermes Gold for Creation – DVD. The Qarab Group has also won two AVA Gold Awards, one in 2008 for The Ark – A Musical, and another in 2009 for A Quad of Snippets.
James Schmitt, Qarab Music Director: “The MAR COM AWARD – GOLD is a tribute to the exceptional talent of our unique group. I am very proud of making this five Gold Awards in five tries.”