BOSTON — Public relations and events management agency the Castle Group has announced its expansion to Atlanta, Georgia. The new office is led by vice president Philip Hauserman, an Atlanta native and veteran PR professional. He is responsible for establishing the firm's presence in Atlanta and throughout the Southeast, as well as continuing to deeming Castle's growing education and crisis communications practices. Prior to this, he has worked closely with educational institutions, non-profits, major corporations and professional service firms. 

NEW YORK — Noosa Yoghurt and Citi Bike are launching a summer-long partnership offering sumer promotions from June 1 until September 3. People in Manhattan can utilize a free ride day, 15 pop-up tricycle sampling events, three free yoghurt breakfast bars at bike valet stations and three station art installations. The yoghurt company will also display its branding on 40 Citi Bike stations. In 2016, Citi Bike riders took 28m trips on bike share systems across the US, a 25% increase from the year before. 

EDISON — The Northeast Council of Carpenters (NRCC) has appointed Tony Bianchini as director of communications. He has more than 17 years experience in public affairs, public relations, social media, corporate communications, media relations, grassroots advocacy, crisis communications and marketing and community relations. He has worked with Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, trade unions, newspapers and websites, and PR agencies. Prior to this, he served as vice president at H&G Public Affairs developing public affairs, community relations and crisis management programs for clients in the utility, energy, and chemical manufacturing industries.