Agency News: WESTERN


Amfac Parks and Resorts recently awarded E.B. Lane and partner company Results Media Group, both in Phoenix, a contract for advertising and media buying services.

Lavidge Hiegel Communications in Scottsdale has been selected by Realty Executives International to develop and coordinate national advertising.


Karsh & Hagan Communications in Denver has been named advertising agency of record for Sheraton Steamboat Resort. The agency will handle both consumer and trade advertising for the hotel.

Denver-based Worldwide Partners, led by ISCB Worldwide Partners in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, recently won the worldwide account for Royal Brunei Airlines after a review.


Oliver, Russell & Associates in Boise has been selected by Ore-Ida Foods to develop several Web sites for its specialty products division brands.


Station Casinos in Las Vegas has purchased McNabb/McNabb/DeSoto/Salter & Co., a Las Vegas advertising and public relations agency. The staff of the agency’s three offices in Las Vegas, and Kansas City and St. Charles, Mo., have become employees of Station Casinos and will serve as its in-house advertising, marketing and public relations department.

Dunn Reber Glenn Marz Advertising & Public Relations in Las Vegas has added Mesquite Vistas as a client.


Louisa Sugar Design in San Francisco has been selected by WineQuest to design sales collateral material for Delicato Vineyards.


Harris Massey Herinckx Advertising and Public Relations in Portland has been selected by Homewood Suites Portland-Vancouver at Columbia Shores to provide public relations services.

Dodge, Schmitgall in Portland has completed new transit advertising for K103 Radio to increase awareness of the station. The agency has also added Tri-Met to its account roster.

The Portland Cadillac Dealer Marketing Association has awarded its advertising account to Livengood & Co. in Portland.


Kalis & Savage in Pacific Palisades has been retained to handle the projected $2 million advertising account for Sona & Hollen Foods. The agency will help with the expansion of the company’s line of Lindy’s Mexican sauces.

High-tech agency Priscomm in Costa Mesa has added three new clients: Unimetrix, DirectNet Telecommunications and Professional Audio Systems.

Veda Advertising in Irvine has changed its name from Integrated Text & Graphics to better reflect its services. The agency handles strategic planning, advertising design, public relations and media buying for high technology clients.

Automist has selected Roadhouse Motor Media in Reseda as its marketing firm.

Medical Device Technologies has hired Stoorza Ziegaus & Metzger in Los Angeles to handle a national media campaign for its product lines and related industry matters. The agency’s San Diego office has been selected by City National Corp. to provide public relations services for its City National Bank and City National Investments offices in San Diego.

Cadmus Direct West, a division of Cadmus Communications in Long Beach, has been selected by California Pizza Kitchen as its direct response agency of record.

Single Source Marketing in Costa Mesa has just added MidiLand to its high-tech roster of clients. MidiLand is a maker of high-performance speaker systems.

Wiley & Associates in Westlake Village has offered its services on a pro bono basis to Big Sisters of Los Angeles. The all-woman agency plans to develop a new corporate identity for the volunteer program.

Drasnin Communications in Del Mar has been retained by Domino’s Pizza, 1 Hour Martinizing and the Trauma Relief Education Foundation. The agency has also been hired by developer Barone Galasso & Associates to develop a corporate identity for one of its properties.

The ASR Trade Expo division of the Miller Freeman Inc. Sports Group has hired the Hermosa Beach firm of Cynthia Michel Public Relations to handle its account.

Citation Homes has retained The Roxburgh Agency in Costa Mesa.

Lages & Associates in Irvine has been selected by Elms Systems Corp. to provide public relations services.

Lagrant Communications in Los Angeles is performing public relations duties for The California Department of Health Services’ Office of Family Planning, Southern California Youth and Family Center’s male involvement program and the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services’ maternal child health program.


Scopes-Garcia-Carlisle Advertising and Public Relations in Salt Lake City has been selected as the agency of record for Advanced Technical Center, a computer training center that teaches Microsoft applications.

Deer Valley Resort in Park City has tapped Harris & Love Advertising in Salt Lake City to handle both winter and summer campaigns.

SOS Staffing Services has chosen Penna Powers Cutting & Haynes in Salt Lake City to manage its advertising efforts.


Tony Stone Images has tapped Big Bang Idea Engineering in Seattle to handle the advertising of its stock photography.

Ad Infinitum in Seattle has been hired by Cost-Research to develop and host the company’s Web site. The agency has also been hired by Chemco.

Kaufer Miller Communications in Bellevue has opened a new, San Mateo, Calif., office.

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