The Gilbert & Sheppard Blog

Kerrie Gilbert Is Subject of Solo Art Exhibit

(Contributed by Louise Plonowski, Public Relations Specialist for Gilbert & Sheppard Group) Kerrie Gilbert, an award-winning creative director and one of the co-founders of Gilbert & Sheppard Group, has extensive professional experience as a graphic designer and branding specialist. Her vision and thoughtful solutions help her clients stand out from today’s cluttered marketing environment – because […]

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Marketing Expertise Benefits Gilmer County Historical Society

“You can’t look forward if there is nothing to look back on.  History is what makes the future work.” This favorite quote of Leslie Barker Thomas, president of the Gilmer County Historical Society, prompted Betsy Sheppard and Kerrie Gilbert, co-founders and owners of Gilbert & Sheppard Group, to offer their marketing and branding expertise to […]

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Kids Ferst – Read & Succeed

Volunteers from Kids Ferst of Gilmer County participated in the world’s largest shared reading experience by reading to preschoolers throughout the county. Kerrie Gilbert and Betsy Sheppard of Gilbert & Sheppard Group are actively involved with Kids Ferst.  A subsidiary of The Ferst Foundation, Kids Ferst is committed to helping families and children learn to read […]

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National and Local Accolades

Gilbert & Sheppard Group honored Nationally and Locally in the same week. Two events relevant to our team took place this week which honored the efforts of businesses and individuals throughout 2012.  At the NAHB’s International Builders’ Show (IBS), Gilbert & Sheppard Group was honored with a Silver “Best of 50+ Housing Award” for a […]

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NAHB’s Chief Economist David Crowe Addresses Atlanta’s 50+ Housing Council

Even in this month filled with special events and parties, the annual holiday party hosted by NAHB’s 50+ Housing Council stood out! Betsy Sheppard and Louise Plonowski of The Gilbert & Sheppard Group celebrated on Tuesday, December 11 with fellow 50+ Housing Council members and guests at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta. In addition […]

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The Magic Series by Scott Foster Continues

Gilbert & Sheppard Group is thrilled to be promoting the work of Scott Foster – Illustrator/Author of “The Magic Series” Christmas stories.  Be sure to “like” The Magic Snowflake” on Facebook. # # # Illustrator-Author Scott Foster presents a sneak peek into “The Magic of Santa’s Elves.” In the third book of The Magic Series, […]

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Gilbert & Sheppard Group Wins HBA Marketing Awards!

The 2012 OBIE Awards were held November 3rd and Gilbert & Sheppard Group was honored with 2 GOLD Awards and 1 Silver Award.  The creative team earned the judges’ top scores for a print ad campaign, a direct mail campaign, and an overall advertising campaign. Betsy Sheppard and Kerrie Gilbert accepted the 3 awards on […]

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Optimist International Launches Ellijay Chapter

Betsy Sheppard of Gilbert & Sheppard Group was recently invited to become a Charter Member of the new Ellijay, Georgia Chapter of “Optimist International.”  The Optimist Club is an outstanding youth service organization. By believing in young people and empowering them to be their best, Optimist volunteers make this world a better place to live. […]

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Gilbert & Sheppard at ARC-Lifelong Communities Summit

Kerrie Gilbert and Betsy Sheppard attended the 2012 Lifelong Communities Summit: Transforming the Way We Live Together.  As marketing specialists for the senior housing industry, they also participated in a Pre-Summit Meeting held at The Commerce Club in downtown Atlanta on October 3. At the Pre-Summit, a select group of attendees shared information about programs […]

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Saluda River Club – South Carolina’s “Best Community!”

Gilbert & Sheppard Group is excited to congratulate Saluda River Club on winning the 2012 Pinnacle Award for Best Overall Sales & Marketing and the first ever Pinnacle Award for Best Community in South Carolina by the Home Builders Association of South Carolina! The Pinnacle Awards, announced at the Homebuilders Association of South Carolina’s 2012 […]

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