Agency News

Curtin & Pease/Peneco in Dunedin has acquired DePuy as a client. DePuy is one of the largest manufacturers of orthopedic implants in the U.S.
The Atlanta office of Manning, Selvage & Lee has added three new accounts to its healthcare and business-to-business divisions: Anatec, Charter Franchise Services and Intracorp.
Michael Matassa has relocated his editorial boutique from a home office to space in midtown Atlanta. His new address is 125B Fifth St., Atlanta, 30308. The new phone numbers are (404) 872-1305 (office) and (404) 872-1306 (fax).
Magick Lantern in Atlanta is in the process of building Studio 750, a special effects and television production studio that will be equipped for digital compositing and global satellite transmission.
The Atlanta office of CKS has signed two new accounts: Cox Interactive Media and Golden Bear Golf.
An anti-smoking TV spot produced by Crosby Marketing Communications, Annapolis, received a Crystal Award of Excellence at The Communicator Awards. The competition recognizes work in the communications field.
After a review that included 13 agencies, Venable, Attorneys at Law selected The Reeves Agency in Baltimore. The shop will provide a full range of marketing services to the law firm.
Hodges Associates in Fayetteville has acquired Atlantic Health Plans as a client. The agency will handle all advertising development for the Charlotte-based managed healthcare organization.
ShellCase Ltd. of Israel has contracted Strike Force Marketing Group in Charlotte to develop marketing communications.
The Adams Group in Columbia was recognized at the 14th annual Healthcare Advertising Awards for its work with Women’s Healthcare Center, a division of the University Specialty Clinics.
Marketing Strategies of North Myrtle Beach has added local car dealer Atlantic Chevrolet to its client list.
Notch/Bradley in Chattanooga was selected to provide marketing and communications support to the American Hospital Association for the activities relating to AHA’s 100-year anniversary in 1998.
MSI Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations has won five new accounts: St. Mary Hospital in Lubbock, Texas; Southampton Memorial Hospital in Franklin, Va.; St. Vincent-Mercy Hospital in Toledo, Ohio; Dental Health Management in Nashville, Tenn.; and Delaware Bay Surgical Services in Lewes, Del.
Barker Campbell Farley & Mansfield in Virginia Beach was assigned the advertising account of Top of the World, an attraction located atop the World Trade Center in New York.
The Packett Group in Roanoke has won the account of Massanutten Resort. It will develop marketing strategy and advertising for the resort’s 1997-98 ski season.