Brenda Thompson Communications is now the public relations firm for GFO Home, a wildly successful new homebuilder in Austin and Dallas founded by real estate legend Glenn Gehan. Glenn was the co-founder and CEO of Gehan Homes, one of the 10 largest privately-held homebuilders in the United States. After 25 years, he sold Gehan Homes […]
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Get ready to see lots of rainbow flags, including the newer Progress Pride Flag (as used by American Airlines) that includes black and brown stripes representing people of color and those lost to AIDS, and and white, pink, and light blue stripes representing the colors of the Transgender Flag. You’ll also see Pride-themed merchandise everywhere […]
Yes, plantfluencers are a thing, and in this Los Angeles Times story, Felix Navarro of The Juicy Leaf talks about one of the biggest plant-related trends for 2021: virtual workshops! The boutique shop, which recently moved from Highland Park to Echo Park, started offering live workshops on Instagram at the beginning of the pandemic, and […]
The National LGBT Cancer Network helped bring together a coalition of 350 nonprofit organizations to support the historic appointment of Dr. Rachel Levine, a trans woman, as Assistant Secretary of Health in the new administration. The coalition delivered a letter to the U.S Senate urging Levine’s appointment as the most qualified candidate. “The fact that she […]
The beloved Trail in the heart of Austin, the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail, is in the running for the USA Today 10Best awards. Currently at #4, you can put them over the top by voting here!
The Juicy Leaf, a boutique succulent and retail store in Los Angeles’ Highland Park neighborhood, is featured in Facebook’s campaign Resilient Voices: Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month. The incredible amount of attention for the business included being featured as Facebook’s cover video and in multiple posts. Felix Navarro, who owns the business and manages it […]
This year will be the 30th anniversary of the ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot, the beloved Austin Thanksgiving Day tradition that typically brings close to 25,000 people together to walk or run with family and friends while also raising money to support ending homelessness. ThunderCloud Subs has raised more than $4 million for Caritas of Austin […]
New job alert! Brenda Thompson Communications is seeking a part-time Public Relations Coordinator in Austin on a contract basis for 10-15 hours per week now through December, 2020, with possibility of continued work. Hours may vary week-to-week; must be available on Thanksgiving Day for mandatory half-day minimum for major client event. Public Relations Coordinator duties […]
Liz Margolies founded the first and only organization in the country to address the cancer-related issues of LGBTQ+ people in 2006. Under her passionate leadership the National LGBT Cancer Network achieved huge things, including producing internationally acclaimed films, creating an awareness campaign with billboards in Times Square, winning major funding from the Centers for Disease […]
The Juicy Leaf, a boutique succulent store in Los Angeles’ Highland Park neighborhood, is featured in the second issue of Boys With Plants magazine. The Juicy Leaf is famous for its succulent arrangements, designer terrariums, and highly curated home decor and fine art. Since the pandemic, they’ve added succulent arrangement kit delivery with accompanying Instagram Live […]