National Peanut Festival Highlighted in Durden’s Hall of Fame


National Peanut Festival 2012 • November 2nd – November 11th in Dothan, Alabama

Each week Durden Outdoor highlights the valuable service of our advertisers. This week’s ray of fame shines on the National Peanut Festival. Its Peanut Pickin’ Time! The farmers have harvested their peanuts and it is time to celebrate! The 69th annual National Peanut Festival will kick off this Friday, November 2nd at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds. The National Peanut Festival partners with Durden Outdoor Displays, Inc. each year to promote the weeklong festival. They utilize 4 Week Rotary Boards and Digital Displays to saturate Dothan and surrounding markets. The simple yet effective creative is eye catching with bright colors to announce the dates of the festival. We were also able to customize Digital ads to promote each day’s events and entertainment. People travel from all over the tri-state area to attend the weeklong festival. This year’s festival will include live performances by the Charlie Daniels Band and Eli Young Band. The popular Sea Lion Splash will be returning and is promising to be a crowd pleaser. Be sure to stop by the Eudora Farms petting zoo and let the kids get an up close glance at chickens, goats, and pigs to name a few. After checking out the agriculture exhibits, hit the Midway which will have rides sure to make you scream! From corndogs to elephant ears there will be plenty of food to enjoy while browsing all the booths and exhibits. Don’t forget to stop by the Winn-Dixie Ag complex to see the Livestock shows and you will not want to miss the Greased Pig & Calf scramble contests on Monday night. While at the NPF you might even get a glimpse of royalty! The Miss & Little Miss National Peanut Festival were held only a few weeks before the festival. Miss National Peanut Festival, Whitney Devane, and Little Miss National Peanut Festival, Emily Turner, will be attending daily events as they are the ambassadors for this year’s event. national-peanutGate and Ride tickets can be purchased in advance at the NPF Fairgrounds. This year they have the MegaPass! It includes (1) admission ticket and (1) Armband that may be used for any one day of the festival. The McDonalds Ride-a-thon advanced package will save you $7 and also contribute to the Ronald McDonald House. Each night there will be discounts on the gate admission price. You can see more details about these discounts on the NPF webpage or facebook. We look forward to seeing everyone out at the 69th annual National Peanut Festival. Remember, if you see a farmer, be sure to shake his hand as they are what it’s all about. If you would like to be made FAMOUS, contact the team at Durden Outdoor.      

Happy Halloween from Durden


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Happy Halloween from the Durden Team!

Home Mortgage of America | Dothan chosen as Advertiser of the Week

hma-bestof-wiregrass_0Each week, Durden Outdoor Displays highlights the valuable services of our advertisers. The advertiser of this week is Home Mortgage of America – Dothan Branch. In an ever-changing market, choosing the right mortgage company to handle your financing is very important.  Located in over 20 cities across 5 states, Home Mortgage of America (HMA) has become a household name. Its sole purpose, since 1978, has been residential mortgage loans. Home Mortgage of America – Dothan was chosen by the public as Dothan Eagle’s Best of the Wiregrass 2012. Their office is located at 3230 Ross Clark Circle, near Verizon Wireless and Tropical Smoothie. They are set apart from other loan offices because everything is done in-house, meaning that the file does not go to the National Office to be checked. Known as the home of the 10-Day closing, Home Mortgage America – Dothan is experience you can trust. After purchasing 500+ spots on 3 digital billboards rotating in the Durden Digital Network, HMA saw an immediate response. The first creative artwork was to celebrate winning the Best of the Wiregrass. The 2nd creative artwork was to communicate the experience in home loans that Home Mortgage America has acquired. With original Durden artwork and an in-house photoshoot, the Durden Creative Team was able to make HMA – Dothan FAMOUS!
“We have gotten a great response from the digital billboard. Thanks so much for you hard work on it. It looks great!” says Gena Johnson, Branch Manager.
There are multiple rotary digital packages available, like HMA’s. Please contact our sales team today to see which package is best for you. We look forward to making you FAMOUS! hma-experience_0

Area 51 Products Chosen as Advertiser of the Week

photoEach week, Durden Outdoor Displays highlights the valuable services of our advertisers. The advertiser of this week is Area 51 Tactical, your local tactical gear and gun supplier. Are we talking about the Area 51 in the state of Nevada? No, Area 51 Products LLC is located in Dothan, Alabama on Highway 231N (also known as Montgomery Highway). North of Ross Clark Circle, Area 51 is approximately 25 minutes from Fort Rucker and an hour and a half from Fort Benning. Area 51 has been providing great products at great prices to the shooting community since 1998. For several years their primary selling venue was eBay. Just recently they decided to partner with Durden Outdoor Displays, Inc. to help promote their local store location.  Their store front is open six days a week. Local customers are welcome to visit, shop, and discuss any product/shooting questions they may have.  It is impossible to miss the largest extension in the Dothan Market.  You can see their 10’x 42’ bulletin located 100 yards ahead of the store front with a HUGE green alien holding their sign. “The billboard is awesome! It is exactly what I dreamed it would be! The Creative Department captured my vision perfectly & our customers are raving about it,” says Don Nicholson, Owner. With a wide selection of ammunition, books, clothing, firearms, accessories, flashlights, lasers, holsters, guns, optics, duty gear, tactical gear, cases, & targets, they have all you could ever need. And if they don’t – they can get it for you in 3 to 4 business days. Let Area 51 Tactical supply your next shooting necessities and let us make you FAMOUS, Contact us today!  

Things & Wings Best Wings in Dothan

Each week, Durden Outdoor Displays highlights the valuable services of our advertisers. The advertiser of this week is Things & Wings Restaurant. Things & Wings celebrate their 20th anniversary this year, and once again staked their claim as having the BEST WINGS OF THE WIREGRASS in The Dothan Eagle’s 2012 contest. With 35 sauce choices for wings, they are sure to have your favorite as well. Things & Wings have been a local favorite for years. Their claim to fame is not just for fabulous chicken wings; their NOBO’s (boneless wings), chicken fingers, chef salads, burgers and sandwiches receive rave reviews as well. And don’t forget their renowned Reuben with fresh sliced corn beef which is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Whether you are dining for lunch or dinner, Things & Wings offer a family friendly environment, great customer service and a menu filled with delicious choices you will love. Located in Dothan on Hwy 84 West, South Oates Street, Westgate Pkwy and in Enterprise on Hwy 84 just east of the Boll Weevil Circle, make Things and Wings your next restaurant choice! ThingsNWings-20th-anniversaryTo celebrate their 20-year milestone and Best of the Wiregrass award, Things & Wings used Durden’s 4-Week Rotary Posters to accomplish great reach among the community, and to capture drive-by traffic. With a targeted location schedule and strong creative, this campaign has captured attention throughout the Dothan and Enterprise Market.
“Being an area restaurant chain for 20 years, we have always believed Durden Outdoor Displays gives us the most local advertising exposure for our dollar.” – Wade Ingram, Owner
If you are interested in becoming FAMOUS, like Things & Wings, please contact us today!

Healthy Woman Event is Durden’s Advertiser of the Week

durden-template-poster-flatEach week, Durden Outdoor Displays highlights the valuable services of our advertisers. The advertiser of this week is Healthy Woman, a Medical Center Enterprise resource. The Healthy Woman Program is a community system that is sponsored by Medical Center Enterprise and designed to empower women with the confidence to make informed health care decisions for themselves and their family. Medical Center Enterprise’s Healthy Woman chapter plans to celebrate its 4th anniversary with a special event on October 4th at The Enterprise Civic Center! The keynote speaker is Ali Vincent, first female winner from the hit TV show “The Biggest  Loser”. This dinner event is from 6-8:30pm and will feature entertainment from the ESCC Entertainers, singing waiters, a fun photo booth, and more. Healthy Woman brings the Wiregrass the perfect evening to laugh and learn with Ali as she shares her physical, mental and emotional journey of becoming The Biggest Loser. She’ll talk about making choices to fully live your own life and succeed. There will be a book signing following the event, and you can purchase her book “BELIEVE IT, BE IT” when you register for the event! Dinner & program tickets are $20 and must be purchased in advance either online at  or in person with exact cash or check payable to Healthy Woman at the Medical Center Enterprise main lobby admissions during the hours of 8am-8pm. Healthy Woman came to Durden to help increase the public’s awareness of their 4th anniversary event. With the help of Durden’s Creative Department, excitement for the event continues to grow with seats filling up fast, so don’t wait to get yours. The Healthy Woman campaign used 4 Week Rotary Posters to accomplish great reach among the community. With target market capabilities, creative design flexibility, and low cost per thousand, this campaign can be seen throughout the Ozark and Enterprise markets. Durden Outdoor is a proud sponsor of Healthy Woman and we look forward to attending the 4th anniversary celebration. If you are interested in becoming FAMOUS, like Healthy Woman, please contact us today! healthy-woman-anniversary-event-2012