Agency News

Karsh & Hagan Communications in Denver was named agency of record for Group Voyagers, Littleton, a full-service tour operator.
Bozell Worldwide, San Francisco, was named agency of record for the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, and developed a campaign for its newest exhibit, “Bugs Eye View.” The shop was also named agency of record for nonprofit organization Project Action of San Jose.
Wink Communications, an interactive TV company in Alameda, awarded its ad account to DanaForan Marketing Communications in Sacramento.
Vibe/Spin Ventures in New York and Electric Village in Santa Cruz announced their intent to form an exclusive content, marketing, production and distribution alliance.

ID, Portland, created a retail training Web site for Hewlett-Packard.
Insurance Express Services selected Portland-based Nerve as its ad agency.

Acucorp, a San Diego-based publisher of software for enterprise computing, hired Ad\Vantage Pawluck, Covina, the Web-based unit of high-tech agency Pawluck Advertising, as its ad agency.
The California Children and Families Initiative, a ballot initiative chaired by actor/director Rob Reiner promoting a medical and social services program for infants and young children, retained Rogers & Associates in Los Angeles to direct and manage media relations.
July Communications, West Hills, was retained by CyberWeb to promote its Web site and dial-up access services.
Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy and Weber’s Bread have teamed up for a promotion featuring Galaxy trading cards wrapped inside loaves of bread.

Weber Marketing Group, Seattle, created a loan campaign for Technology Federal Credit Union, San Jose, Calif.
Warn Industries, Clackamas, Ore., retained McCann-Erickson Seattle as its agency of record.
SolutionsIQ hired McFarland Richards & Graf, Seattle, to handle advertising and marketing communications.
–compiled by Gregory Turner