Agency News

Golin/Harris Communications, Chicago, was named public relations agency for tea marketer Celestial Seasonings. The shop will handle marketing communications, new product launch support and issues management services.
The Dolby Group is the new name of the Chicago graphic design and Internet services agency formerly known as Dolby Design. The shop is a division of Bender Browning Dolby & Sanderson Advertising.
Charles Puls & Co. in Rolling Meadows was selected by the city of Rolling Meadows to promote an economic development program intended to attract business and industry to the community.
Calibre Press has appointed BigWorld Communications, Chicago, to handle its electronic commerce programs, including its first online catalog.
TFA Communications in Chicago added project assignments from Best Power, ADP Dealer Services and Friedman Corp.
IMSCO Technologies retained Grow Marketing Services in Oakbrook Terrace to handle marketing, advertising and promotional work.
Field Marketing & Management, a promotions and field marketing agency in Chicago, has sold a 33 percent stake in the firm to Cameron Ashley Building Products, a distributor of building materials.
Omnia Marketing & Design in Peoria was selected to develop marketing projects, including catalog development, for Advance Lifts, a manufacturer of hydraulic and pneumatic material-handling equipment.
Maxwell Advertising in Kalamazoo was chosen by the six-unit Brann’s Steakhouses restaurant chain to handle marketing and advertising.
The Berline Group in Bloomfield Hills has created a new division, Decisions Support Systems, to handle telemarketing and interactive marketing services.
Kerker Marketing Communications, Minneapolis, was named agency of record for the Industrial Sweetener Group of United Sugars Corp.
Cevette and Co. in Minneapolis was chosen as the first agency of record for bw-3/Buffalo Wild Wings Grill and Bar.
Sales promotion agency Ryan Partnership has opened an office in Minneapolis to service new client Pillsbury. John Bell, a managing director at Ryan’s headquarters in Westport, Conn., heads the new office.
Bill Brokaw Advertising in Cleveland was named agency of record for Bryant & Stratton College, a two-year institution with 15 campuses in eight cities in the East and Midwest. The agency will create a TV and radio campaign for the college.
The Siebe HVACR division of Siebe PLC named Prom Krog Alstiel in Mequon its agency for advertising and public relations. The division manufactures components for heating, ventilation and air conditioning products.
The Rittenhouse Group in Milwaukee was chosen as agency of record for two clients: St. Coletta Day School and Linda Schnoll Originals.
DMC in Pewaukee was chosen by Beck Carton, a manufacturer of paper carton packaging, to provide research, strategic planning and advertising development and execution.