Monthly Archives: September 2014

Program Recap: Downtown Market GR

On September 18, 2014 the West Michigan Chapter of the Public Relations Society learned from Brian Burch of Burch Partners and Mimi Fritz of Downtown Market GR about how public relations launched one of the most unique venues in West Michigan. Continue reading

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Job Posting: Public Relations Specialist

Renaissance Dental in Okemos is seeking a full-time Public Relations Specialist working with media relations, social media, public affairs campaigns, special events, mass mailings and special projects. This position requires a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or a related field … Continue reading

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Job Posting: Senior Communications Leader at Williams Group

Position overview: This position provides overall management for marketing communications projects, acting as the primary interface between Williams Group clients and our project teams. S/he leads the process of understanding and documenting client objectives; creating plans and strategies based on … Continue reading

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New PR Firm Opens in Grand Rapids

Former Haworth communications specialist and current WMPRSA board member Adam Russo recently launched a PR firm, COM 616. According to an article in the Grand Rapids Business Journal, the new firm focuses on providing three key services for clients: media relations, digital and social … Continue reading

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Launching GR’s Downtown Market – September 18, 2014

Grand Rapids Downtown Market is a mixed-use facility that brings together production, distribution, marketing and education about local produce. Their indoor facility features a 24-vendor market hall, incubator kitchens, rooftop greenhouses, and the nation’s first demonstration kitchen for kids – … Continue reading

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Interesting article: PR Lessons from Josh Ernest

Check out this interesting article that WMPRSA board member Adam Russo came across: “6 PR lessons from White House spokesman Josh Ernest.”

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