School Districts and Dick’s Sporting Goods Score in Pinnacle Competition for Shank Public Relations Counselors
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (PRWEB) September 17, 2005
Indianapolis-headquartered Shank Public Relations Counselors, Inc. earned three Pinnacle Awards and the Best of Show award from the Hoosier Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America for programs and events created for Indianapolis Public Schools, Wayne Township Schools and DickÂs Sporting Goods. The Pinnacle Awards recognize strategic and tactical programs that demonstrate the highest standards of excellence in public relations.
ÂShank Public Relations Counselors gives our clients the best service imaginable,Â David L. Shank, APR, Fellow, president and CEO of Shank Public Relations Counselors, said. ÂWinning the Best of Show award in the PRSA Pinnacle Awards indicates weÂre doing that.Â
Shank Public Relations Counselors and Indianapolis Public Schools received a Pinnacle Award and the Best of Show award for the entry, ÂI Support IPS.Â
Shank Public Relations Counselors and Indianapolis Public Schools also received an Award of Honor in the Special Events and Observances category for the entry, ÂTreasures in Plain Sight.Â The collection includes art treasures by renowned artists such as T.C. Steele. With more than 1000 original paintings and other works of art from which to choose, the exhibit, ÂTreasures in Plain SightÂ showcased 29 paintings and one sculpture. The exhibit raised awareness of the art collection and generated seed funding for future conservation and marketing efforts.
Shank Public Relations Counselors and Wayne Township Schools received a Pinnacle Award in the video programs category for its entry, ÂWayne Township Schools: Changing for the Better.Â The video program emphasized that the communityÂs investment in schools is worthwhile and invite community members to visit or take part in their local schools. Shank Public Relations Counselors served as the executive producer using the Ben Davis High School television station, students, teacher and equipment to shoot, edit and post-produce the program. The program also earned a regional Emmy Award in a separate award competition.
ÂThe Wait is Over: DickÂs Sporting Goods Slam Dunks Entry into Indianapolis Market,Â received one of the PRSA Pinnacle Awards in the marketing communications category
Shank Public Relations Counselors, Inc. planned and produced simultaneous VIP events for three DickÂs Sporting Good stores opening in the Indianapolis area. The VIP events were the best in company history according to the senior management executives who attended all three events.
These four awards will be added to the companyÂs long list of national, state and regional recognitions, including the coveted national Award of Excellence in the Public Relations Society of AmericaÂs Silver Anvil competition. Founded in 1987, Shank Public Relations Counselors is a leading public relations firm based in Indianapolis that provides expertise in strategic public relations and marketing across the Midwest and is a member of the Manning Selvage & Lee network.
Digital photos for each award are available.
Shank Public Relations Counselors, Inc. 2611 Waterfront Parkway, E. Drive Suite 310, Indianapolis, IN 46214 http://www.shankpr.com.
Contact: Marilyn Shank, APR
Office: (317) 293-5590
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