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Camille Blakely, partner and president of Blakely + Co., has received the 2016 American Advertising Federation lifetime achievement, the Silver Medal Award.

The award recognizes outstanding contributions to advertising, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern.

Blakely is a graduate of the Colorado Springs Leadership Institute and Leadership Pikes Peak Signature Class and served on many local nonprofit boards. She holds a bachelor's degree in English from Colorado College.