25 Years of Elmore PR: 2008

2017 is a big year for Elmore Public Relations—we’re celebrating our 25th anniversary! For the past 25 years, our agency has been working with numerous clients to help them achieve their goals, or as we say – connecting strategy, expertise and results. Each week we’re highlighting a year of Elmore PR.

One of the most rewarding opportunities Elmore PR has had in its 25-year history is to team with visionaries to bring an idea from concept to fruition. Our role has often been to introduce a concept, build excitement, and foster partnerships.

2008 marked milestones for two landmark projects in Houston: the opening of Discovery Green and the Lee and Joe Jamail Skatepark. It was a strong signal for the desire for world-class public gathering places in our city.

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Birthing a Book

By: Claudia Morlan

Buffalo Bayou Park has an incredible history. By being a part of the editorial team of Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s book From Rendering to Reality: The Story of Buffalo Bayou Park, I learned some little known history of this park and area. Did you know that Buffalo Bayou’s name may have originated from the bison or maybe from the “buffalo fish” which once swam the waters?

Through the editorial process, I was inspired by how passionately its proponents preserved, improved and advocated for this park. Over a period of nearly two years, I saw the inner workings of how a book comes together from cover to cover!

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Celebrating the Third Annual Bayou Greenway Day

By: Rachel Compton

While Houston is a city most people recognize by its massive highway infrastructure, one organization is working hard to reorient the vision of Houston back to the Bayou City. Houston Parks Board, a nonprofit organization, is currently undertaking one of the most ambitious parks projects in the nation to transform the Houston into a greener, more connected city.

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Can’t Miss Holiday Activities in Houston

By: Nataly Torres

‘Tis the season for hot chocolate, apple and pumpkin pies and scarves! Well, the temperatures are not quite dipping just yet but the team at Elmore PR is certainly in the holiday spirit! If you’re looking for holiday family-friendly activities, a fun date night idea or simply a daytime outing with your pals, we’ve got a list for you.

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On the Map: Houston Parks Unveiled on Google Maps

By: Nataly Torres

For almost a year and a half, Elmore Public Relations and our client, Houston Parks Board, have been working alongside Google to prepare for the launch of Houston’s parks, trails and greenspace network on Street View in Google Maps. You couldn’t possibly imagine our excitement when Google officially launched the images, giving the entire globe access to virtually explore the Bayou City!
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Buffalo Bayou Revealed

By: Claudia Morlan

A secret underground reservoir, inspiring public art in unexpected places, and a one-of-a-kind nature play area right in the middle of the city. This is Buffalo Bayou Park. If you haven’t been there, plan your visit! Here’s a nifty tool: the Buffalo Bayou Revealed audio tours, presented by Houston Public Media (HPM). HPM, Buffalo Bayou Partnership, and Elmore PR collaborated last summer and fall when the two groups wanted to work together to commemorate the opening of the park. The familiar voices of Ernie Manouse, Catherine Lu, and Tom Carter reveal the must-see features of one of Houston’s treasured green spaces.
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Buffalo Bayou’s Back!

By: Norma Diaz

IMG_1291Our client, Buffalo Bayou Partnership, celebrated an amazing milestone in October: the completion and opening of Buffalo Bayou Park. For more than four years, BBP and Elmore PR team have worked to generate awareness and publicity for the transformation of this iconic park west of downtown. The months and weeks leading up to the October 3 public celebration were the culmination of significant planning.
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Happy birthday, Market Square Park!

By: Kate Withall

Loved seeing Downtown Houston, and its Historic District, featured in wheretraveler.com. Downtown truly has a lot of hidden gems and we have been proud to work on many downtown projects. In fact, Market Square Park, a neighborhood park in the heart of Houston’s Historic District, turns 5 today. Elmore PR helped open the park in a way that was meaningful to the area and celebrated the feeling of a neighborhood gathering. We are thrilled to see Market Square Park held up as an example of what can be achieved in the heart of a city. Happy birthday, Market Square Park! Check out the article here.

Breaking Plates

It was a dog-gone good time at the Johnny Steele Dog Park opening

By: Claudia Morlan

More than 3,000 dog-owners and their four-legged friends converged for the January 17 Johnny Steele Dog Park opening. The dog park is the first of four major destinations to open in Buffalo Bayou Park in 2015. Elmore PR has worked with Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) to garner editorial news coverage during the construction period and in the weeks leading up to the dog park opening, the team coordinated features in the Houston Chronicle, CultureMap, early morning TV live remotes, and more. The entire 160-acre Buffalo Bayou Park will be complete in Fall 2015. Join us for the grand opening festivities on October 3!