Biznotes Featured

9:41am EDT July 22, 2002
Edward Howard & Co. has announced the addition of the following clients for public relations council: The Arcade, Imperial Home Decor Group, Complient, Burgess & Niple/Ohio Department of Transportation District 12, Miller-Valentine Group, MK Brown & Associates, Ohio’s IT Alliance and United Methodist Children’s Home.

Laurel Lake Retirement Community has received a grant from the Salmon Memorial Fund of the Sisters of the Humility of Mary. The grant will be used for health assessments of residents of Key Towers, a low-income senior housing complex in Stow.

Seagrey Recruitment & Retention Inc. has introduced The Career Minute, a forum for broadcasting area job opportunities via television, radio and the Internet.

Radix Wire Company has named Bill Brokaw Advertising as its agency of record.

Stein & Company Communications’ Web development company, Digital Navigation, has won an award of distinction in The International Creative 29 Competition.

American Stone Industries of Amherst has announced the receipt of contracts worth approximately $1.2 million to supply stone for a new building at Oberlin College and for restoration projects for Bethany College in West Virginia and the New York State Assembly Chamber.

Fifth Third Securities Inc. has introduced the Strategic Communications & Technology Trust, Series 2, a fixed portfolio of stocks made available to investors Feb. 18.

The chapters of Network Professionals Inc. have regular breakfast and lunch meetings, offering a speaker who outlines his or her area of expertise. Anyone interested in joining the group or learning more about NPI is welcome to attend a meeting. For information, call (216) 348-4744.

Bill Brokaw Advertising has launched Brokaw New Media, offering Web site design, development and consultation; online marketing, advertising and branding; and digital public relations.

The Practice Greens at Bobick’s Golf Pro Shop has been named by Golf Range magazine as one of the Top 100 Golf Ranges in America for 1999.

The ROGERS Company, a marketing exhibitry agency, welcomes Designouveau Inc., a digital multimedia development firm, to its headquarters in Mentor.

The magazine inside PR awarded Edward Howard & Co. “excellent” ratings in the following categories: regional powerhouse, management, strategic thinking, investor relations, business-to-business communications and in-house training.

Media II Inc. has announced the acquisition of the following clients: TOMCO Products Inc. and KEC North America.

Applewood Centers Inc. has been named Ohio’s Outstanding Youth Serving Agency and has received the 1999 Ohio Governor’s Community Peace Award.

AARP has selected Fleishman-Hilliard as marketing communications partner for a campaign designed to promote the association.

Alvin’s Jewelers has announced the building of a new store at Parmatown Mall.

The Greater Cleveland Growth Association, the North Coast Tech Prep Consortium and Region 8 School-to-Work have announced the recruitment of high school seniors as interns for local businesses. If interested in hiring interns, contact Sue Thompson at (216) 592-2369.

Everstream announced the addition of The McClatchy Co. to its media network.

Four Points Hotels by Sheraton has announced an addition to its family, the Four Points Hotel Cleveland South.

Flight Options Inc. has been named to the Weatherhead 100 for exceptional sales performance.

MultiWeb Communications has introduced a suite of electronic tools designed to edit and format corporate Web pages.

John E. Bollman of State Farm Insurance Cos. has relocated his offices to Tyler Boulevard in Mentor.

Milbourn Pressworks Co. Inc. has been placed on the Weatherhead 100 and the Lake-Geauga Fast Track 50.

Smythe, Cramer Co. has announced a record high for closed sales volume in 1999, increasing 3 percent over 1998.

Auburn Career Center’s Vocational Rehabilitation Case Management Services has celebrated its first anniversary.

The Independence Chamber of Commerce and the Cuyahoga Valley Business Association announced a merger into one organization, named the Independence/Cuyahoga Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Cleveland State University’s Advanced Manufacturing Center has teamed with East Technical High School to develop a robot to enter in this year’s FIRST Robotic Competition.

Background Information Services Inc. has been founded by Jason B. Morris. The company offers pre-employment background screening to corporations and organizations.

WCPN 90.3 FM announced the addition of Public NewsRoom to its Internet news and information service at

The Home Builders Association of Greater Cleveland has formed a partnership with the Cleveland Schools to sponsor a job program to recruit trainees and offer job placement assistance.

Budzar Industries Inc. has expanded the size of its headquarters in Willoughby, mirrored by a steady sales growth of 15 to 20 percent annually.

EDR Media has prepared a videotape of Scott Hamilton and other professional figure skaters to help promote cancer awareness and raise funds to support cancer research, education and patient care programs at the Cleveland Clinic.

Rand Worldwide, a provider of knowledge-based solutions to engineering and information technology companies, has acquired Technical Software Inc.

Cleveland State University and WVIZ/PBS have announced plans for the creation of an Applied Digital Technology Center.