Hawaii Department of Agriculture Launches Statewide Marketing Campaign


The General Appropriations Act of 2017 (Act 49, SLH 2017) appropriated funds for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018, to the Agricultural Development and Food Security Special Fund, section 141-10, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Allowable uses of this fund include activities intended to increase agricultural production or processing that may […]

Nassar to “die in prison”


Not long ago, he was one of the most celebrated sports physicians on the planet. Today, he is another convict condemned to, according to his judge, “die in prison.” Larry Nassar has had his day in court, again, this time to answer the accusations that he molested and abused countless young women over the course […]

STEM Magnet Schools Branding, Imaging, Marketing and Training

Purpose / Background: The Albuquerque Public Schools received a $7.8 million grant from the US Department of Education’s Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) to develop a K-12 pathway of STEM magnet schools in the North Valley to include Mission Avenue Elementary, Garfield Middle School, and a STEM magnet school on the Valley High School campus. […]

Marketing and the Weather

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Can your product or brand marketing be influenced by the weather? It’s something to consider. Weather impacts product sales for things like cold or hot foods, big pharma – think of allergies, colds, coughs, flu, and even seasonal depression, clothing, accessories such as hats, umbrellas, and the like, protective gear from wildfires – and various […]

NFL Gets Ratings Boost From Playoffs

Despite Sunday Night Football being, yet again, the top program on TV, the NFL has not had the best year for TV ratings. Viewership is down, as consumer habits are changing and more people are seeing their “TV time” split among standard cable offerings and streaming media. That said, the NFL conference championships helped the […]

Dylan Farrow accuses Woody Allen of assault

  Famed director Woody Allen is once again facing accusations of sexual misconduct. This time, it’s Dylan Farrow, the adopted daughter of Allen and Mia Farrow. Speaking on CBS This Morning, Farrow recounted an incident that, she claims, happened in her home back in 1992 when she was only seven years old. Farrow claimed Allen […]

Mularkey fired after playoff win

  Typically, when your team wins a playoff game, you get to keep your job. Not so for now-former Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Mularkey. The Titans sent Mularkey packing less than two days after the team was whipped by the New England Patriots, 35-14. Of course, that was also after the prior week, when […]

Ronn Torossian: A Public Relations Trailblazer

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Public relation firms help businesses relate to their public and create a good image in the public eye. They write and publish local and worldwide press releases for businesses and write and distribute articles for them. Ronn Torossian is the founder, president, and Chief Executive Officer of one of these organizations. The company is called […]

Maryland Hosts PROTECT Week for Seniors’ Benefit

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One of the main people behind PROTECT (“Protect Older Americans From Financial Exploitation”) week is Peter Franchot, the state Comptroller. He declared the cause is personal to him. “My mom, who passed away last year, at age 94, she had senile dementia. We looked at her financial books. Thousands and thousands of dollars had been […]

Michael Douglas fights harassment claims

Just days after his father, Hollywood icon Kirk Douglas, was honored at the Golden Globes, actor Michael Douglas was in the headlines, as yet another big star in Tinseltown being accused of sexual harassment. According to various media reports, Douglas has been accused of harassing a woman 32 years ago. The actor vehemently denies the […]