Agency News

Spiro & Waites Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations in Fort My-ers won a grand golden image award and three other prizes from the Florida Public Relations Association. Top honors went to Spiro’s “Slice of Ice” promotional brochure for Orlando hockey client Florida Everblades.
Tampa’s Hallmark/Tassone won three Addys at the 4th District Addy Awards, including top honors for GTE Telecommunications Services’ quarterly newsletter.
Metropolis Advertising & Design in Orlando has been named agency of record for The Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation.
Spine & Pain Medicine Center in Tampa has signed Teasdale Enterprises of Arts and Media, also Tampa, as its agency.
Jay Kirk, account executive with Century III at Universal Studios Florida, has been awarded the 1999 President’s Cup by the Orlando Advertising Federation.
Theme restaurant NBA City has appointed Cramer-Krasselt agency of record. Both parties are located in Orlando.
Mayor’s Jewelers has selected Golin/Harris in Atlanta to help launch the Miami-based jewelry store in the Atlanta market.
Atlanta’s Pollak Levitt & Nel won a bronze Effie for its Georgia Power advertising.
Cohn & Wolfe won United Distillers & Vintners’ Southeast account. Billings could hit the high six figures, the Atlanta shop said.
Atlanta’s The Headline Group has added the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, Miss., and the new Atlanta Wyndham Hotel and Caliterra restaurant as clients.
Intellisource Creative, a marketing communications specialist in Atlanta, is producing a video for not-for-profit advocacy group My Turn Now, to help support a local community effort to facilitate the adoption of hard-to-place children.
The International Council of Shopping Centers has tapped Jeff Cohn, marketing vice president at Atlanta’s Infinitee Communications, as a judge for the 1999 Maxi Awards. Infinitee was selected to handle marketing for Bank of America in Charlotte, N.C., and The Shop America Alliance in Phoenix.
The Web site of Atlanta creative recruiting firm Ask Guy Tucker was recognized at The One Show interactive awards, ShowSouth and the d:tech show. Principal Guy Tucker was also a judge at the national Addys competition.
Brian Deutsch, a student at Creative Circus in Atlanta, was awarded the Creative Club of Atlanta’s 1999 scholarship.
Burris, formerly known as The Burris Agency, has moved to new offices at 3200 Northline Ave. in Greensboro. The phone number is (336) 851-1911.
Carolina House, an assisted-living residence in Chapel Hill, has consolidated marketing and advertising at Bouvier Kelly in Greensboro.
For the third year in a row, Sterrett Dymond Stewart Advertising in Charlotte won best of show for its Rowan Regional Medical Center work at the annual Healthcare Advertising Awards.
The Zimmerman Group in Durham has been hired by Carolina Permanente Group to create an advertising campaign.
Richard French & Associates in Raleigh has formed a sports marketing practice with an immediate stable of clients: the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs, the NHL’s New York Islanders, the NCAA’s Sylvania Alamo Bowl, Nascar’s Performance Racing Network and NHL broadcast rights holder Carolina Hurricanes Television Network. In addition, the agency will serve as the marketing arm of Sports Masters International, the Naples, Fla., sports management company owned by retired tennis professional Johan Kriek.
Rawle-Murdy in Charleston has been hired by GSP Marketing Technologies, a Tampa, Fla.-based specialist in retail point-of-purchase programs.
Gish, Sherwood & Friends in Nashville created a marketing campaign touting seat licenses to help pay for the new football stadium of the NFL’s Nashville Oilers.
Beatley Gravitt Communications in Richmond won a Medallion Award, the top honor in the Virginia Public Relations competition, for its design of Richmond client Ethyl Corp.’s annual report. The agency also claimed a gold at the International ARC Awards for Newport News Shipbuilding’s annual report. That client is based in Newport News.