Ginny Richardson Public Relations (GR-PR) announces the addition of the Young Marines to its diverse roster of military public relations and not-for-profit public relations clients. GR-PR will support the organization’s brand building initiatives, programs, events and services through public relations, media relations, social media and strategic counsel. [Read more…] about Ginny Richardson Public Relations Selected to Work with the Young Marines
What started with a single telephone call 15 years ago has grown into something that Free Speech Speakers Bureau founder Ginny Richardson of Burr Ridge could never have imagined.
Richardson, founder and president of Ginny Richardson Public Relations in Hinsdale, received a phone call one day from a local Rotary Club. The club wanted a speaker for an upcoming meeting, and turned to Richardson and her connections in the community for help. [Read more…] about Free Speakers Bureau Matches Speakers to Groups
Chicago area free speakers bureau, Free Speech, is celebrating its 15th anniversary of service. Groups, businesses, and organizations from Chicago and almost every suburb utilize the speaker’s bureau which provides an outstanding roster of speakers, all of whom speak for free.
With the down economy, being a speaker is an effective way for the entrepreneurs and business owners to market themselves and/or their businesses. In addition, organizations are finding it difficult to finance professional speakers. Free Speech helps in both situations. [Read more…] about Free Speakers Bureau Celebrates 15 Years
Before I was born, my grandfather — Robert Hayes Burns — lost his wife. As a widower, he bought a large red brick house at 124 N. Madison Ave. in La Grange for himself, his three daughters — Anne, Mary and Jeanne — and their husbands. Then the babies started coming: first my cousin Libby, Rich Port and Mary’s daughter; then my brother Rob; then me; then my little brother Carl. [Read more…] about Uncle Rich Port: The ‘Who’ Behind the La Grange YMCA
Hinsdale Hospital nestles in a corner of Hinsdale, Illinois. Founded in 1904 by a married couple with immense zeal, prayer and a Civil War officer’s generosity, this Seventh Day Adventist hospital grew and prospered into the 21st century. To commemorate the 100th year, Hinsdale Hospital leaders endorsed the writing of a hard-bound, comprehensive history book. Ginny Richardson Public Relations was engaged (and privileged) to be the sole writer, and a year later – “Century.” [Read more…] about Case Study: Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, ‘A Healthy Hundred Years’
The DuPage County Fair is the only county fair in Illinois located in a completely urban setting. Historical research showed that when the first DuPage County Fair was held in 1955, the county was 85% farmland. By 2000, the last farm vanished as DuPage County was absorbed into Chicago’s urban sprawl.