MINNEAPOLIS—The Minneapolis-Saint Paul office of Weber Shandwick has selected People Serving People, the largest family-focused shelter in Minnesota, as its pro bono client for 2009, citing the strong need for increased visibility and support to address the long-term causes of homelessness in the community. PSP works to provide homeless children and their families with a new opportunity for healthy and stable lives, offering on-site services such as a pre-school and infant/toddler childcare center, medical clinic, housing and employment center, and more.
LOS ANGELES—Amy Levy Public Relations has added three new clients to its roster: the Gydja Collection of luxurious shoes and handbags; Kindle Massage, a company that provides at home pre- and post-natal massage and facials; and the Give to Live Foundation/I am Hollywood Pictures, an organization focusing on cutting the suicide rate in the U.S. in half.
CHICAGO—Zapwater Communications has added the Intercontinental Chicago O¹Hare and Elate Restaurant in Hotel Felix to its hospitality client roster. Zapwater has been retained to handle public relations, event management and positioning for both clients.