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ACCOUNT ACQUISITIONS



PORTLAND

Microfield Graphics has selected Karakas VanSickle Ouellette to handle advertising and public relations. The agency will assist Microfield in launching its computer peripheral products.
Ad Department has been named agency of record for the Heart of Oregon Chevy/Geo Dealers and Kienow’s Food Stores.
Independent Insurance Wholesalers has appointed Chan Clarkson & Associates to handle advertising and public relations.
Advertising firm Swearingen Inc. has added Electrical Systems Analysis to its client roster.
The American Cancer Society has selected ProMedia to produce a public service television spot.
ORANGE COUNTY
Residential builder A-M/Greystone Homes, Newport Beach, Calif., has hired Morris Advertising & Design/Newport Beach, Calif., to handle advertising and marketing for its new home sales division.
El Pollo Loco, Irvine, Calif., has retained Leone & Leone Ltd./San Juan Capistrano, Calif., to assist with the company’s public relations and promotion efforts.
Lefebvre Advertising/Anaheim, Calif., has been named agency of record for the Anaheim Area Visitor & Convention Bureau.
Real estate advertising and pr specialist Hayes Martin Associates/Costa Mesa, Calif., has linked with The Club Collection at Dove Canyon.
Anderson Communications/Newport Beach, Calif., has added software development firm Total Control Information, Santa Ana, Calif.
SAN DIEGO
Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus has tapped Capener, Matthews & Walcher to provide public relations for its San Diego engagements.
Golden Pacific Funding has launched a promotional campaign through Busch & Associates Advertising.
Drasnin Communications has added to its list of public relations clients Tri-Point Computer Corp., Paul Jordan Salon, MTB Gear-The Mountain Bike Warehouse, The Coming Together Foundation and Futures for Foster Adolescents.
SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
Sparkling wine maker Domaine Chandon, Yountville, Calif., has retained The Montgomery Group to provide marketing and corporate communications assistance, including promotion for the winery’s 20th anniversary this year.
Circadian, a San Jose, Calif., supplier of non-invasive diagnostic equipment for primary care physicians, has assigned its ad account to Rainoldi Kerzner Radcliffe.
Compton’s NewMedia, a provider of CDROM titles, has selected Elliott/Dickens, San Jose, Calif., to handle advertising, packaging and sales promotion collateral.
Marketing communications firm Austin Associates/San Jose, Calif., has been named agency of record for Cascade Design Automation, Bellevue, Wash., and Maxoptix Corp., San Jose, Calif.
Public relations firm Agora Marketing International/Santa Clara, Calif., has added to its client roster Total Multimedia, Thousand Oaks, Calif., and National Semiconductor’s Programmable Products Group.
LOS ANGELES
Newfield Enterprises International, an asset management firm, has selected Ralph Jackson Associates to handle advertising and public relations.
Manning, Selvage & Lee has been retained by Lawman Sportswear to handle public relations assignments.
The Terpin Group, a public relations agency, has added Word Library, Espia Corp. and DynaPoint to its high-tech roster.
Kim Rahilly Public Relations has been retained by Bodies In Motion, a boxing and fitness studio.
Schiavone Adkins/San Dimas, Calif., has been named agency of record for Automotive Supply Co. and its PowerBuilt auto products division.
Steel Jeans, Vernon, Calif., has hired No Comment Advertising to launch its first ad campaign for fall, 1993.
Dorf & Stanton has been selected to handle public relations for the opening of Array, a retail clothing chain. Array will open ten stores in California, Arizona, Texas and Nevada.
Public relations firm Phyllis Klein & Associates has been retained by Standard Brands Paint Co.
Mesa Communications has been selected to handle media relations and corporate image building for Software Maintenance Specialists, Santa Ana, Calif.
The Levine Group has been appointed to represent Radisson Hotels’ Western region and L.A. a la Cart, the Los Angeles Food and Music Festival, for public relations.
Copyright Adweek L.P. (1993)