Agency News: SOUTHEAST

Lyons Marketing Communications in Wilmington has been awarded additional assignments from Swiss Army Brands. The new responsibilities will include sales support materials, retail programs, and visual merchandising and design for the complete line of the client’s products.
Turkel Schwartz & Partners in Miami has been selected to handle advertising for Le Casino. The client, which sails out of the Port of Miami, will be a gaming vessel and will take its first cruise early next year. Separately, work created by the agency for the Discovery Channel Latin America received a gold medal at the Broadcast Designers’ Association Interna-tional awards competition.
CreatAbility in Coral Gables recently was honored with three 1997 American Graphic Design Awards for excellence in communication and graphic design. The shop was recognized for its work with Fox, Dino Di Milano and for an agency self-promotion piece.
Cox Interactive Media has appointed Yesawich, Pepperdine & Brown in Orlando advertising and public relations agency for its new World Wide Web site,
Ellis & Diaz in Tampa has added two accounts to its client list: Manufacturers Bank of Florida and Bayview condominiums, a project of the Radnor Corp.
Gothard/Greenstone Roberts in Orlando has been chosen for public relations assignments and event management work for Athletes Against Drug Abuse, a not-for-profit organization headed by former National Basketball Association player Gus Williams.
St. John & Partners in Jacksonville has been designated the name tenant for The Concourse, a three-phase, 30,000-square-foot office development being built by Hallmark Partners and The Stiles Corp.
The Lipphardt Agency in Tampa has acquired four new clients: Family Service Centers, Cookson Hills Christian Ministry, Mini Vacations and Duprey’s Fine Foods.
Barr/Welch Films & Video has relocated its offices to 3410 DeBazan Ave., St. Pete Beach 33706.
East Pointe Advertising in Jacksonville has been named agency of record for Creative Product Resource, which promotes the Custom Cleaner Home Dry Cleaning Kit.
Duane & Associates in Coral Gables has been named to work with Samsung Telecommunications of America.
Ames Scullin O’Haire has relocated to new offices. The agency’s new address is: 225 Peachtree St., Suite 2400, Atlanta 30303. The new phone numbers are: (404) 659-2769 (office) and (404) 659-7664 (fax).
Denmark Advertising & Public Relations in Atlanta recently received eight Obie Awards, presented by the Greater Atlanta Homebuilders Association. The kudos recognized the agency’s work for Wade Johnson & Associates, Macauley Homes & Neighborhoods/John Weiland Homes, Cowart/Johnson Neighborhoods, Park Signature Properties, Northside Realty Builder Developer Services and The Condo Store.
Porter & Novelli in New York has opened an office in Atlanta, offering healthcare public relations services.
Market Facts, a Chicago-based market research and information company, recently established an office in Atlanta. The new outpost will be headed by Sara Ohmer, former marketing manager at NFO Research.
Jack & Associates, based in Atlanta, received five golds and one silver in the recent 1997 Professionalism Awards sponsored by the Greater Atlanta Home-builders Association and the Sales and Marketing Council. The agency was recognized for work on its Glen Abbey, St. Charles Square and Deer Creek advertising accounts.
Hood & Associates Advertising in Atlanta has added SBM to its roster of high-tech and business-to-business clients. The client is a distributor for Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Servers.
Lambis & Eisenberg Advertising in Atlanta has added two accounts to its client roster: D. Geller and Sons Jewelers and R.S. Andrews.
An advertisement created by Richardson, Myers & Donofrio in Baltimore for Lucite acrylic natural granite has won an Achievement Award from the National Pool & Spa Institute.
Giordano Advertising in Charlotte has added the following accounts to its roster: Volkswagen South, Snake Eyes and Michael Thomas Golf and the law firm of Crowson & Nagle.
Phillips & Goot in Greenville has landed the advertising assignment for Earth Fare, an Asheville, N.C.-based natural foods grocer.
Maquet Corp. has retained The Bosworth Group, Charleston, to provide marketing, advertising and public relations services for its entry into the U.S. market. The client manufactures operating room tables.
The Johnson Group in Chattanooga recently landed the advertising accounts of NK Lawn & Garden and the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority.
Opus Event Marketing in Richmond has been signed by MCI to a creative consulting contract. The agency will work with the client on promotions and special events connected with the Washington Wizards basketball and Washington Capitals hockey games at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C.