Rawr! Client Jurassic Car Wash debuts Central Texas’ first coin-operated animatronic dinosaurs

Our client Jurassic Car Wash recently debuted the first coin-operated mechanical, animatronic dinosaurs in Central Texas. The two museum and exhibition quality dinos are a Styracosaurus and a Tyrannosaurus Rex— each 12 feet long and 6 feet tall— at the wash’s location at 4809 South Congress Avenue.

View KVUE News’ coverage here, read the Austin American-Statesman’s article here, and keep reading to learn all the dino-mite details about the latest attraction at Jurassic Car Wash.  Read more

Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run and Party benefiting The Trail Foundation is June 8

Maudie’s Moonlight Margarita Run and Party benefiting The Trail Foundation, the nonprofit organization that protects and enhances the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail at Lady Bird Lake, will take place Thursday, June 8, at its new location at the former Seaholm Power Plant.  The Run and the Party are separate ticketed events; both beginning at 8 p.m. Read more

Emancipet’s 18th anniversary luncheon May 15

Emancipet will celebrate 18 years of serving pets and their people and share the organization’s vision for the future at their annual luncheon on Monday, May 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel.

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The Trail Foundation appoints new executive director

Our client The Trail Foundation, the nonprofit organization that works to protect and enhance the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail, the 10-mile path through the heart of Austin, has named a new executive director.  Read more

Get a $5 ThunderPets bandana to support Emancipet at any ThunderCloud, April 17-30!

ThunderCloud Subs and Emancipet are teaming up for the second annual #ThunderPets campaign. When you make a $5 donation to Emancipet at any ThunderCloud Cloud store April 17-30, you’ll get a #ThunderPets bandana for your dog or cat to wear around town. The bandanas are available in small or large, and yellow or blue this year. Read more

American Underdog: the story behind Emancipet and Tito’s partnership in the New York Times

Check out the beautiful story in The New York Times about the partnership between our client Emancipet and Tito’s Handmade Vodka, #vodkafordogpeople, which begun before either was a national brand.

T Brand Studio and all those involved on the piece did a fantastic job! A preview excerpt is copied below, and you can read the entire story (entitled “American Underdog: How One Nonprofit Is Aiding Animals and Owners in Need”) online at http://paidpost.nytimes.com/titos-handmade-vodka/american-underdog.html. Read more

Welcoming our newest client, The Trail Foundation!

We’re honored and thrilled to be the new PR firm for The Trail Foundation, the nonprofit that protects and enhances the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail at Lady Bird Lake, the beloved and essential heart of Austin.

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Three clients win prestigious Austin Under 40 Awards

We are thrilled to have three of our clients win their categories at the Austin Under 40 Awards on Saturday: Amy Mills of Emancipet, Mason Ayer of Kerbey Lane Cafe, and Larkin Tackett of IDEA Public Schools. To find out the other winners, read the Austin Business Journal’s article about the awards.  Read more

Congrats to our clients nominated for 2017 AIBA Armadillo Awards

The Austin Independent Business Alliance unveiled the nominees for its 2017 Armadillo Awards, and five of Brenda Thompson Communications’ clients are nominated in the various award categories celebrating our city’s favorite businesses. Read more

Opening of Emancipet’s first clinic outside of Texas celebrated in Philadelphia today

Emancipet now serving Philadelphia thanks to funding support from PetSmart Charities®

Nearly 100 local civic leaders, donors, pet owners, neighbors, and friends celebrated today the grand opening of Emancipet, the new, nonprofit, low-cost pet health clinic in Philadelphia. Attendees toured the welcoming new space at 575 Adams Avenue, enjoyed games and giveaways, and met some friendly pets on hand for photo booth fun. Read more