LOS ANGELES—The Entertainment Industries Council, which draws on the influence of the entertainment industry to communicate about health and social issues, has appointed Rogers & Cowan as agency of record. Rogers & Cowan will continue to build EIC’s profile as the preeminent educational resource to the creative community on health and social issues and serve as a strategic marketing communications partner to promote brand initiatives and events.

NEW YORK—Virginia Tourism Corporation will continue to work with Lou Hammond & Associates as its public relations agency of record after a competitive review. In addition, the firm has picked up new assignments from Paducah, Kentucky, designated as the world's seventh City of Crafts & Folk Art by the UNESCO; Clyde May’s Alabama Style Whiskey; and Fort Worth, Texas, known as the “City of Cowboys and Culture.”

SAN FRANCISCO—Fineman PR has added four new clients to its roster: Mission Economic Development Agency and The San Francisco Marathon hired Fineman PR to raise awareness for their signature Bay Area initiatives; Bay Area-based fabric restoration company FRSTeam selected Fineman PR as its agency of record for corporate and internal communications; and Faust Winery selected the agency to raise awareness and visibility of Faust and its brand proposition.

BOISE, ID—The Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau has selected Fahlgren Mortine to support its public relations and marketing efforts.

NEW YORK—Trylon SMR has been selected by SpaceIL as agency of record for its USA media relations requirements. SpaceIL is a non-profit organization which is working to land the first Israeli spacecraft on the moon.

LOS ANGELES—Channel Master, a privately-owned company that sells over-the-air broadcast entertainment products from antennas to set-top technologies, has selected Bob Gold & Associates to lead its communications program.

NEW YORK—Krupp Kommunications has added Glimmer Body Art and Big City Moms to its roster. K2 will provide brand consultation, communications strategy and media relations execution to advance overall company goals for both clients.

ELMWOOD PARK, NJ—Scrip Companies, a leading distributor of equipment and supplies serving complementary and alternative medicine professionals, home health providers and consumers, has appointed CPR Strategic Marketing Communications, a marketing communication firm for the healthcare, life sciences and technology industries, to enhance its global positioning as a leading direct marketing and ecommerce specialty distributor across the health care continuum.

NEW YORK—Stanton Public Relations & Marketing has been selected by Carl Marks Advisory Group, a specialist in consulting and investment banking advisory services, as public relations agency of record.

TAMPA BAY, FL—JoTo PR has added Clearstream, a diversified provider of environmentally-friendly antimicrobial products and services.