Hooray! We are proud to announce that this blog won an Excellence award in the 2009 APEX® Awards for Publication Excellence in the category of "Blogs, Forums & Wikis"! Information about the competition is available at http://www.ApexAwards.com/. APEX 2009 awards were based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the success of the entry—in the opinion of the judges—in achieving overall communications effectiveness and excellence. This year, 3,785 entries were evaluated, in the following distribution: Newsletters: 385; Magazines & Journals: 706; Magapapers & Newspapers: 82; Annual Reports: 183; Brochures, Manuals & Reports: 378; Video & Electronic Publications: 193; Web & Intranet Sites: 267; Campaigns, Programs & Plans: 301; Writing: 659; Design & Illustration: 392; Special Publications: 239. A list of the winning entries is available as a PDF: Announcing the Winners of APEX 2009 (pdf). Award of Excellence winners are listed within each subcategory, alphabetically by organization, or by last name for individual entrants. Several other STC entries are also winners in this year's competition. Congratulations to them all!