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Pam Oakes wins the Honorary Mayor’s race

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Kevin at Accelerated Global is inspired with the name In-A-Gadda-Da-Pasco for the event

Accelerated-Global-logo13The big music festival hadn’t yet been named. As Kevin at Accelerated Global was working on some promotional videos for the headline act, he realized their rendition of the Iron Butterfly’s iconic 60’s anthem In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida was spot on.

With his discerning musical ear, having spent most of his life in various bands playing a variety of instruments, he realized these musicians had a special quality in recreating the authentic sounds, right down to the couch-sized 60s-era Hammond B3 organ they were lugging around, just as many of that era’s rock bands had done.

In a flash of inspiration, Kevin chose the name for the event. It would be suggestive of the 60s-era nature of this music festival, and instantly recognizable to fans of 60s-70s hard rock. By including the name Pasco, it showed the support this event would provide for the county’s businesses. It was a play on words, as Iron Butterfly had done with its variation of “In The Garden Of Eden,” the original song title. It suggested in a subliminal way that Pasco county was indeed a garden worth visiting, which tied in with the campaign’s focus on international tourism. And so, the music event gained a distinctive name: In-A-Gadda-Da-Pasco.

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Pam expresses her need for a website, and starts working with Accelerated Global

Accelerated-Global-logo13Kevin Tambling designed the website for PamOakes.com, after consulting with Pam to determine her unique requirements for a web presence. Pam’s ideal website was to include the beautiful and inspiring nature photography of Andrea Pico Estrada. Pam’s weekly radio spots were to be archived for listeners to enjoy, along with her images from various photo shoots and appearances.

Since this was a support website for her campaign, a calendar of events and Pam’s articles for various publications, along with statements of her campaign issues were to be included.

Within a just a few days the website took shape, and because of this Pam extended her internet outreach to a much larger worldwide audience, complete with a section for viewer’s comments on each page and PayPal functionality for securely collecting campaign donations.

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