Saturday, October 24, 2009

Congratulations from the Barnyard Animals

Sometimes when you are straddling the worlds of corporate communications and agriculture, you have conversations like this.

Me from work via cell phone: Guess what? We WON! We won a national PR award!

Noises coming from Husband's cell phone: OINK. oink, oink, snort. OINNNK.

Husband: That's good isn't it?

Yes, I'm very proud to say that our team won a PR News Platinum PR Award for a community relations program geared to introduce area high school students to careers in health care. The event included a cadaver lab and mock trauma in the ER.

I'd say it's a safe bet that the national PR agencies (Coyne, Ogilvy) and major brand names (Hard Rock, GE, Lego, Coca-Cola) that also won awards in this program did NOT spend 2/3 of their program budget on dead bodies.

But then it's also a safe bet that their PR team wasn't congratulated by barnyard animals.

1 comment:

  1. I heard about this from Mom. Congratulations!! Can't wait to hear more about it when we see you next weekend. A.Jean

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