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2010-04-07 13:24:00

WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Ben Goddard, co-founder of the Goddard Claussen political strategy and public affairs firm, announced that Gerry Gunster was named Partner. Previously, Gunster served as Goddard Claussen's Executive Vice President and Executive Director of the award-winning firm that provides strategic counsel, and manages issue advocacy, ballot measure and branding campaigns. "Gerry brings excellent leadership qualities and a unique perspective to Goddard Claussen. He's...

2010-01-28 07:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefit Advocates Inc. is providing comprehensive healthcare benefits advocacy services for InterFlex Group, a flexible packaging company with facilities in North America, the United Kingdom and Brazil. Under the recent agreement, InterFlex Group employees and dependents have the option of working directly with one of Benefit Advocates experienced advocates for one-on-one benefits support through the InterFlex Group Benefits Help Line. "We...

2009-12-31 12:39:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- DDC Advocacy today announced the completion of a planned office relocation and expansion project driven by the company's success. The move of the company's headquarters to a new office building in National Harbor, Maryland provides DDC Advocacy with modernized, expanded facilities that will support future growth and greater efficiencies. In addition, the opening of a new office in Washington, D.C., just blocks from the White House, puts DDC Advocacy...

2009-10-29 07:20:00

JENKINTOWN, Pa., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- With political ad dollars shifting from traditional media to online, ad networks have become a primary choice for extensive reach to high-profile properties and niche media sites. Since 2008, IvyPixel, a leading 3rd party online advertising network, has provided significant reach, cost-effectiveness and flexibility for national and regional political campaigns and top issue and advocacy groups. More than 40 advocacy groups have benefited from...

2009-10-22 06:00:00

Nearly 80 Patients and Advocates Participate in More than 175 Congressional Visits WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Bone and Joint Decade (USBJD) today announces that as part of its 2009 Advocacy Day nearly 80 musculoskeletal patients and patient advocates from across the nation are participating in more than 175 Congressional visits. Patients and their advocates -- physicians, family members and USBJD participating partners -- are raising awareness...

2009-10-20 08:00:00

Newfield Tapped to Manage Growing Teams WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DDC Advocacy, a leading issue advocacy firm formerly known as Democracy Data & Communications, announced today that it has added Mathew Newfield as Senior Vice President of Operations. Newfield will lead the company's Professional Services teams, including Account Management, Creative Services, Customer Care, Legislative Research, PAC Services, and Solutions Consulting. (Logo:...

2009-10-02 08:00:00

NCCNHR, the Only National Organization Exclusively for LTC Consumers Receives Major Planning Grant WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NCCNHR (formerly the National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform) announced today the launch of a major strategic planning process which will help strengthen the organization's role as a voice for individuals receiving long-term care. NCCNHR is the only national organization exclusively for residents and their families and is a source...

2009-09-23 19:22:00

PHOENIX, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Abrazo Media Relations -- American National Medical Management (ANMM), announces first ever patient-centric claims management alliance with The Center for Health Insurance Claims Advocacy (CHICA). ANMM announced today that it has licensed a proprietary claims advocacy database management system formed with The Center for Health Insurance Claims Advocacy, a patients' claims management group that specializes in getting claims compensated in a timely manner...

2009-07-08 07:00:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW Group, one of the nations' top 10 public relations firms, today announced the launch of D.Advocacy, a platform where social media strategy is paired with public affairs and government relations. The goal for D.Advocacy is to drive advocacy with communities, using social media to tell a story and create a call to action. Critical to any public affairs or government relations program, D.Advocacy will help create a strategic integrated communications...

2009-06-10 09:48:00

Strengthens Strategic Capability and Public Policy Insight WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- DDC, a leading issue advocacy firm, announced today that it has added Julie Cram and John Dunagan to key Senior Vice President roles. Cram, in her role as Senior Vice President for Strategic Development, will provide senior-level leadership and strategic counsel for DDC's ever-growing client roster. Dunagan, as Senior Vice President for Program Development, will work with clients to craft...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.