Recent insights from LCWA

March 4, 2010

Working with UCAN to Help Prevent Youth Violence

For the past four years, LCWA has been proud to provide PR service to UCAN, a community-based social service organization that focuses on healing trauma, educating children and families, and preventing violence. This week we worked with UCAN to announce the alarming results of its annual “Teen Gun Survey.” According to the survey: One in four teens (26%) know someone
February 23, 2010

An Update on the New Arts & Leisure Division

Thanks to Lewis Lazare, Chicago Sun-Times marketing columnist, for blogging about my recent move to LCWA to start the Arts & Leisure division. Click here to read his coverage. I am happy to report that the division is definitely up and running! We are currently promoting the grand opening of the new Theater Wit, Chicago’s newest live theater venue. Now
February 16, 2010

What Happened in Vegas… (a.k.a. The Triumphs and Tribulations of Throwing A Successful Client Event)

We just returned from SURFACES 2010 where we executed a major event for Pergo and its retail partners. The good news is the event was a huge success! It also was a reminder that when it comes to special events, inevitably something will not go as planned. With that in mind, I thought this would be an apropos time to
February 5, 2010

And the Award Goes To…

The awards season is upon us, and it’s not just for those in Hollywood. The PR profession has a plethora of plaques and trophies to pursue, with many competitions calling for entries during the first quarter of the year.I’ve been fortunate to win a few in my career (with apologies to Sally Field, “you like me, you must really like