By: Kim Tarleton
It’s been years since my own camp experience, but attending Camp Periwinkle this month reminded me of the magic of summer camp. It was my first visit to Camp Periwinkle, hosted by our nonprofit client The Periwinkle Foundation every summer for children ages 7 to 15 with cancer and blood disorders who are receiving treatment at Texas Children’s Hospital. Continue reading “Tingly Happiness at Periwinkle Camp”
By: Norma Diaz
I started interning for Elmore PR in April. (Best. Decision. Ever.) Prior to interning here, I worked remotely as a PR assistant for a fashion company, but had no real agency experience. I was overjoyed when I was offered the intern position. Not only because of the company’s involvement with the community, but also because of their company culture.
Over the past three months, I’ve been a part of some pretty neat projects. I’ve had the opportunity to work with clients like Buffalo Bayou Partnership, Discovery Green, and Midway. It’s impressive to see how the account managers and their teams quickly shift gears with every client and devote their undivided attention to them. One of the many things I love about Elmore, and public relations overall, is how there is no such thing as a typical day. I like having structure in the workplace, but doing the same thing day after day is just not my cup of tea.
One of my favorite projects was a fashion blogger event I helped put together for our client Midway at their GreenStreet location in May. In the “Green with Envy” event, bloggers were invited to style Free Press Summer Fest inspired outfits from two stores at GreenStreet – Forever 21 and BCBG. I personally contacted 29 fashion bloggers, and 24 RSVP’d to the event! The event had to be rescheduled for the following week due to the Memorial Day flooding. It was a great learning experience to see the client and the account manager, Jennie, react so quickly. Continue reading “Best. Decision. Ever.”