Debbie Nelson & Associates, LLC (DNA) received the 2007 Matrix Award for Annual Report 4 Color or More, which was presented by Ellen Norman, president of the Greenville Chapter of the Association of Women in Communications. The award recognizes DNA’s professional and creative work on Western Carolina Regional Sewer Authority’s Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR).

The PAFR is an external publication that is designed to be easily understood and visually pleasing while informing the public of Western Carolina’s environmental stewardship efforts and availability as a community resource. It is distributed to the public through six area newspapers as an insert during January. In 2006, there were 158,436 PAFR’s circulated to the public.

DNA Creative Communications

DNA is the leading communications expert in South Carolina for nonprofit and government organizations that enhance quality of life in their communities. We build relationships with key audiences through branding, public relations, event management and online strategies. Our partners are organizations within the education, human services and sustainability sectors.

Founded in 1997, DNA has worked with more than 230 organizations and is the proud recipient of numerous awards from the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals, the South Carolina Public Relations Society of America and the American Advertising Federation. Annually, DNA offers our Live Here Give Here program and Shine the Light on Your Nonprofit educational series, featuring training and workshops for nonprofit organizations. For more information, call 864.235.0959 x2 or visit