Hudson Valley public relations and marketing firm Impact PR & Communications, Ltd. has secured its highest number of awards yet at the Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) 2019 Mercury Awards, which are hosted annually by the Greater Connecticut and Westchester/Fairfield chapters. The agency took home six awards for excellence in public relations and communications and its recognized work includes:
• Media Relations Silver Award: Astor Services for Children and Families Ghost Stories Campaign
• Media Relations Bronze Award: PDQ’s New York Grand Opening Campaign
• Media Relations Bronze Award: No Alternative: The Film’s East Coast Premiere Campaign
• Collateral Bronze Award: Vassar-Warner Home’s Rebranded Collateral with Katy Dwyer Design
• Multicultural & Diversity Bronze Award: The Arc of Dutchess’ Sassy Chef Community Relations Initiative
• Community Relations Bronze Award: Tompkins Mahopac Bank STEM Scholarship Initiative
The award ceremony, hosted by FOX61 Meteorologist Matt Scott, took place on October 24 at Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford, Connecticut. Mercury Award winners were selected by a panel of 12 PRSA members from chapters located outside of Connecticut and around the country. The panelists evaluated each entry on a numerical scale, and awarded the honors according to rank.
“It’s an immense honor to be recognized for our work by professional peers in the industry,” said Filomena Fanelli, president and CEO of Impact PR & Communications. “These awards are a testament to our team’s hard work, forward-thinking and thoughtful collaboration with our clients.”
For more information about Impact PR & Communications, visit www.prwithimpact.com.
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.