August 25, 2008

New Cannon Beach Marketing Firm Selects Leopold Ketel & Partners for Public Relations

CANNON BEACH, Ore., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly formed non-profit organization created to promote tourism in the Oregon oceanside community of Cannon Beach, has selected Leopold Ketel & Partners of Portland as its public relations firm.

Cannon Beach Business Associates (CBBA) said that Olga Haley, managing director of LKP's public relations department, would oversee the year-long effort, beginning in September.

Haley and her team have extensive travel and tourism public relations experience, including several years representing the Oregon Coast Aquarium and other Oregon attractions and destinations. Previously, LKP produced travel campaigns for the city of Newport, Ore.

"The board considered several candidates and conducted a series of interviews with potential public relations firms before selecting Olga Haley and LKP," said CBBA member Julie Walker.

Leopold Ketel & Partners is one of the Northwest's leading agencies, providing advertising, design, public relations, interactive, media planning and buying for a diverse set of clients. LKP's client roster includes Tillamook Cheese, Hood River Distillers, ODS Companies, Oregon Public Broadcasting, Springbrook Properties, The Allison Inn & Spa, Oregon Humane Society, Oregon Coast Aquarium, Houdini, Inc., Kells Irish Pub and The Old Mill District in Bend. For more information, call 503-295-1918 or

Leopold Ketel & Partners

CONTACT: Julie Walker of Cannon Beach Business Associates,+1-503-436-1966, [email protected]; or Olga Haley of Leopold Ketel & Partners,+1-971-244-0661, [email protected]

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