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

Brenda Thompson Communications celebrates 14th anniversary

Happy 14th anniversary to us! And thank you to our wonderful clients, colleagues, friends (and pets), many represented in the collection of photos below dating back to 2003.  Read more

Three clients named finalists for Austin Under 40 Awards

Congratulations to clients Amy Mills of Emancipet, Mason Ayer of Kerbey Lane Cafe, Larkin Tackett of IDEA Public Schools, and all of the stellar 2017 Austin Under 40 Awards finalists. The winners will be announced April 1, 2017.  Read more

Client Freedom Solar Power to sponsor Earth Day Austin 2017

Our client Freedom Solar Power recently came on board as a major sponsor of this year’s Earth Day Austin, which takes place April 22, 2017 from noon to 7 p.m. at Huston-Tillotson University. Read more

Kerbey Lane Cafe CEO Mason Ayer featured in the ABJ’s Face to Face program

Kerbey Lane Cafe CEO Mason Ayer was the featured industry leader for the Austin Business Journal’s Face to Face program at Whole Foods Market headquarters on Feb. 14. To view snippets from his informative and inspiring discussion with ABJ Editor Colin Pope, click hereRead more