Agency News

JG Communications, an international consulting firm, appointed Russ Fons Public Relations in Las Vegas to handle its public relations efforts.
TriAd in Bend recently completed a new print campaign for Indian Head Casino at Kah-Nee-Ta Resort and also created a new logo for Gilchrist Real Estate.
Don Morissette Homes selected The Coates Agency in Portland to handle advertising activities for its upcoming “Village at Waterhouse” project.
The Mandala Agency in Bend recently completed a new TV, radio and print campaign as well as point-of-purchase materials for Cellular One in south-central and central Oregon.
Harris Massey Herinckx Advertising and Public Relations in Portland was chosen by JELD-WEN to provide advertising and collateral production for its door division.
VITEC Multimedia in Paris, France, assigned its public relations and advertising account for the Americas to Public Communications/West Technology Group in Santa Fe Springs.
TM Arts in Culver City added Leica Geosystems, a Torrance-based manufacturer of global positioning systems, to its account roster.
Boardwalk in Glendale designed the logo for Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, the new home of the Los Angeles Kings hockey team.
Oregon-based OBIE Media Corp. opened a new sales office in Los Angeles. The company’s new national sales director, John C. Montague, will be based there.
Global Data Security, a San Diego-based high-technology company, hired Stoorza, Ziegaus & Metzger in San Diego to develop and manage its marketing and public relations.
Daytona USA, a tourist attraction in Daytona, Fla., selected Advertising a la Carte, the creative arm of Weiss Advertising Enterprises in Los Angeles, to handle the creative and production portions of its advertising.
The Grove Agency in San Diego was retained by environmental consulting firm Recon to develop and implement a public relations and advertising program.
Seiniger Advertising in Beverly Hills was tapped by Ameristar Casinos to handle the launch of The Reserve, an African safari-themed hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Sony Pictures Entertainment marketing professional John Raczka, Beverly Hills, and Cohn & Wolfe Entertainment/PR in Century City were retained to assist in the launch.
Think New Ideas in Los Angeles completed a print advertising campaign for the Precor StretchTrainer.
Media Dimensions in San Diego has opened an Orange County branch office, in Irvine.
Scopes-Garcia-Carlisle Advertising and Public Relations in Salt Lake City was retained by Harvard Scientific Corp., a company that researches and develops pharmaceutical products.
The Phillips Agency in Salt Lake City relocated to a recently purchased historic building in Midvale.
McCann-Erickson’s Seattle office was hired to create an advertising campaign for the Seattle Times newspaper’s Web site at
Weber Marketing Group in Seattle added Hexcel Corp., an aviation research and manufacturing company, and P.R.O.D. (Puget Sound Rapid Opioid Detoxification) Consultants to its client roster.
JayRay Ads & PR in Seattle created a new print and transit advertising campaign for LeRoy Jewelers in Tacoma.