Perks of the Nonprofit World

By: McKennah Robinson, @kennmilli When looking for internships, narrowing down your choices often doesn’t come until you have a solid list of places to apply to. The questions we all ask is ‘What will be the most beneficial?’ I’m willing to bet that most of us would say corporate or a PR agency. Not as many of us look at the world of nonprofits as being a great place for interns to go. But, there are many perks that can make saying ‘yes’ to a nonprofit worth your while. Perk #1: We generally don’t know a whole lot about the non-profit … Continue reading Perks of the Nonprofit World

Bob Evans and Up ’til Dawn collaborate for a good cause

By Samantha Caulfield                                                                                                                                                                   Associate, ImPRessions account ImPRessions’ Bob Evans and Up ’til Dawn accounts are proud to announce an exciting collaborative event. The two accounts are coming together to to promote the “Up ’til Dawn 5k, Helping St. Jude One Step at a Time.” All proceeds from the race will go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The Up ’til Dawn account wanted to host the 5k to help with fund raising. At St. Jude no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family’s ability to pay according to their website. The account invited Bob Evans to … Continue reading Bob Evans and Up ’til Dawn collaborate for a good cause

ImPRessions invites community to “ButtOut”

By Sydney Cologie                                                                                                                                                                       Associate, ImPRessions account A Salsa dancing themed event was held by ImPRessions’ ButtOut Ohio account at The Pigskin Sports Bar and Grill last Wednesday, April 27 from 8 p.m to 11 p.m. The goals for the event were just one piece of the puzzle to their larger campaign goals. The ImPRessions account aims to make ButtOut Ohio a widely known program and inform students of the resource. “Our goal is to make ButtOut Ohio known on campus.  It is a state-wide campaign, but if we can at least get it known here that would be a good … Continue reading ImPRessions invites community to “ButtOut”

Alden Open invites Athens community to explore and enjoy

By Myranda Owca                                                                                                                                                                     Associate, ImPRessions account Last Friday Alden Library held the first annual Alden Open Mini Golf Tournament. Alden’s third through sixth floors were filled with parents, kids and Ohio University students having fun while putt-putting through the eighteen holes from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. “Our main goal for the event was to raise awareness to students,­ and to get students to come into the library and check out the different floors,” said Nina Bressau, co-account executive of the University Libraries account. Door prizes included tickets to the B.o.B. Concert, tickets to two Cleveland Browns pre-season games in … Continue reading Alden Open invites Athens community to explore and enjoy

Campaign Spotlight: Athens County Humane Society

By Carly Damman                                                                                                                                                                        Associate, ImPRessions account The Athens County Humane Society account recently finished raising awareness for Spay Day. National Spay Day was Tuesday, February 22 and is a national campaign with The Humane Society of the United States. Spay Day inspires people to spay or neuter their pets as a way to reduce the number of homeless pets who must be put to sleep. The ACHS ImPRessions account hosted an open-mic night called “Sing and Stand-Up for Spay Day” at the Front Room Thursday, March 3 to raise local awareness for Spay Day. The event began with an opening act … Continue reading Campaign Spotlight: Athens County Humane Society

Up Til Dawn is on the Move

By Amanda Stefanik                                                                                                                                                                Associate, OHIO Performing Arts Series Up Til Dawn account members have been working hard throughout fall quarter to plan, promote, and publicize their upcoming event to raise awareness about St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. During fall quarter, account members primarily focused on planning OhioMoves. OhioMoves is Up Til Dawn’s letter-sending party, which will take place on Feb. 27. Account members have been making contacts to host or perform at the event. Another area that Up Til Dawn focused a large amount of time … Continue reading Up Til Dawn is on the Move

Lasting ImPRessions

By Kylie Whittaker                                                                                                                                                                               Associate, Athens County Humane Society Rustling through my things in my cramped dorm room, the nerves began to set in. I had already attended the larger ImPRessions meeting during which we were introduced to the many accounts. Luckily I was placed into my first choice, the Athens … Continue reading Lasting ImPRessions

Athens County Humane Society account works in partnership with Friendly Paws

By Carly Damman                                                                                                                                                                       Associate, ImPRessions Account ImPRessions is happy to announce a new client, Friendly Paws Pet Supplies and Grooming. The Athens County Humane Society account will absorb Friendly Paws as an additional client. Brittany Lambert will be the account executive for both accounts. The current members of the Athens County Humane Society account will now work with their account and with Friendly Paws. … Continue reading Athens County Humane Society account works in partnership with Friendly Paws

It’s not always about the money

By Molly Essell Account executive, State of Ohio Prescription Drug Abuse Campaign As hard-working college students, it sometimes becomes difficult to think of a job or internship as something other than a form of income. However, if you can find a niche in the PR world that you feel passionately about outside of the job, I guarantee you will feel rewards greater than any paycheck by using your PR skills to promote their cause. I say this confidently, because this year, I have had the amazing opportunity to work for a foundation that means a great deal to me in … Continue reading It’s not always about the money