Archive: June 1996

PRSA SILVER ANVIL WINNING PROGRAMS

June 17th, 1996 by

COMMUNITY RELATIONS Business/Manufacturing–“Mobil Friendly Serve Academy,” Mobil Corp., Fairfax, Va., with The Rowland Co.,New York Business/Services–“Bob Evans and Fourth Graders Team Up to Preserve Ohio’s Past for the Future,” Bob Evans Farms Inc., Columbus. Government–“Bolsa… Continued

BOEING CRISIS GUIDE AVAILABLE

June 17th, 1996 by

Airlines–and other organizations–looking for help in developing crisis plans can find insight from a free guide produced by Boeing Co.’s Commercial Airplane Group. “Crisis Communications: A Guide for Planning” guides establishment of public relations objectives… Continued

PR FIRM DIRECTORY OUT

June 17th, 1996 by

The 1996 edition of “O’Dwyer’s Directory of PR Firms” has been published. The $135 directory includes listings for more than 2,000 firms in the United States and 70 other countries. All firms are cross-referenced by… Continued

RECRUITER ADDS JERSEY OFFICE

June 17th, 1996 by

PR executive recruiting firm Carol Ball & Co., Wilton, Conn., has added a New Jersey office. Elizabeth Brand, formerly vice president, marketing at Audio Video Reporting Services, New York, will head the office, located at… Continued

AD-SUPPORTED E-MAIL SERVICE

June 17th, 1996 by

Following the model of commercial-supported broadcasting, a new company has unveiled an advertiser-supported Internet service offering free e-mail service to its customers. Since going live in April, Juno Online Services L.P., New York, has signed… Continued

CHARITY STATISTICS CENTER MOVES

June 17th, 1996 by

The National Center for Charitable Statistics has moved from the Independent Sector, Washington, D.C., to the Urban Institute, also located in D.C. The center collects and publishes statistics about activities of public chaities and other… Continued

MUNICIPAL AWARDS PROGRAM

June 17th, 1996 by

City Hall Communications is accepting entries for its 1996 “Public Information Awards” competition. Prizes will be given for best municipal publications, communications programs, and video productions. Entry deadline is Sept. 16. Call 704/369-8528.

PR GROUP ELECTS LEADERS

June 10th, 1996 by

Women Executives in Public Relations nominated the following leaders for 1996-97 terms of office: President-elect–Valerie DiMaria, president, GCI Group, New York; Vice President–Dorothy Crenshaw, Stanton & Crenshaw Communications, New York; Secretary–Rita Rodin, director of public… Continued

IPRA MEETING BRINGS 30 COUNTRIES TO BUDAPEST

June 10th, 1996 by

As former Eastern Bloc nations begin building democratic and capitalist societies, the public relations profession there is expanding, as last month’s meeting of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) in Hungary confirmed. Showing public relations’… Continued

STRONG DEMAND FOR PR SERVICES IN SPAIN, PORTUGAL

June 10th, 1996 by

Eastern nations. Agencies in Spain and Portugal are experiencing strong demand for their services, according to retired PR executives Ray and Juanita Josephs, who met with firm executives in both countries during a recent trip… Continued