1986: Walt Jaschek Gives Blood for Southwestern Bell

Flashbacks, Motivational, Walt a Life


TBT 1986. Giving blood @ Southwestern Bell during my stint there. This pic by George Stenitzer made it into the company newsletter, even though “thumbs-up” was code for “feeling faint.”

I’ve given blood since and have not been such a wuss. Ask theĀ American Red Cross.

Walt Jaschek says it only hurts a little.

Central Baptist Hospital: “This is Care”

Central Baptist Hospital rebranding and multi-channel marketing campaign.


How can a hospital be recognized for advanced, technological solutions and still retain a personal, emotional connection with its community? A rebranding campaign, combining high/tech with high/touch, in which patient outcomes are always the main point. First, I wrote the tagline, “This is Care,” and expressed it in advertising in all media, including…

Double-Page-Spread Newspaper Ads

“Alan’s Heart”alan

“Donna’s Life”donna

“Steve’s Blood”steve


P.S. Each of these scenarios was also translated into three-frame, animated banner ads.



The “This is Care” campaign was named “Best of Show” in the National Healthcare Marketing Awards.

Client: Central Baptist Hospital
Agency: Maring Weissman
Writer: Walt Jaschek
Creative Director: Paul Maring
Designers: Paul Maring and Chuck Hart