HIGH FIVE: IMPACT PR & COMMUNICATIONS COLLECTS
FIVE WINS AT PRSA’S 2018 MERCURY AWARDS
Hudson Valley public relations and marketing firm Impact PR & Communications, Ltd. has added more awards to its growing collection. At the recent Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Mercury Awards, hosted by the Greater Connecticut and Westchester/Fairfield Chapters, Impact PR & Communications was honored with five awards for excellence in public relations and communications. The recognized work includes:
• Media Relations: Not-for-Profit Silver Award for Saving Edna St. Vincent Millay’s ‘Steepletop’
• Brochures: Silver Award for Working for Wilderness: A Messaging Campaign & Brochure Development for ADK
• Public Service Announcements Audio PSA: Silver Award for Leap for Autism (Greystone Programs)
• Editorials/Op-Ed Columns: Bronze Award for Pay Attention to the Mental Health of the Children – an Op-Ed by Astor Services for Children & Families
• Media Relations: For-Profit Bronze Award for Hudson Valley Restaurant Week & Support the Craft Launch
The award ceremony, hosted by FOX61 Meteorologist Matt Scott, took place at the New Britain Museum of Art. Mercury Awards winners were selected by a team of 12 judges from PRSA’s Central California Chapter, who evaluated each entry on a numerical scale, and awarded the honors – Gold, Silver, Bronze, Honorable Mention and top prize, Best in Show – according to rank.
“As an active member of the Westchester/Fairfield Chapter of the PRSA, we were excited to participate in the Mercury Awards for the first time,” said Filomena Fanelli, president and CEO, Impact PR & Communications, Ltd. “We are so honored to have been recognized in such a meaningful way, and in a room filled with such talented and inspiring communications professionals.”
About Public Relations Society of America
Chartered in 1947, the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA, www.prsa.org) is the world’s largest and foremost organization of public relations professionals. PRSA serves the communications community with a mission to “make communications professionals smarter, better prepared and more connected through all stages of their career.” PRSA membership collectively represents more than 30,000 members comprised of communications professionals spanning every industry sector nationwide and college and university students who encompass the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA).
About Impact PR & Communications, Ltd.
Impact PR & Communications, Ltd. is an award-winning, strategic public relations and marketing firm based in Poughkeepsie, New York. Founded in 2014, the company offers media relations, copy writing, cause-related marketing, social media support and speaker’s bureau services to a variety of clients in the Hudson Valley and throughout the New York metropolitan area. For more information on Impact, visit www.prwithimpact.com, call (845) 462-4979 or follow the firm on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.