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Royer-Greaves School for Blind Honors Kellie Patrick Gates with Esteemed Award

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This article was published in the Abington Patch on January 20, 2022.  The Communication Solutions Group is honored to announce that Senior Public Relations Specialist Kellie Patrick Gates is the 2021 recipient of the Annual Jessie Royer-Greaves Award. Each year, Royer-Greaves School for Blind honors someone who exemplifies dedication and service, and represents their founder’s high standard of conduct, devotion, caring and community civic mindedness. This award is the highest honor Royer-Greaves bestows upon someone. …

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Litter Removal Sponsorship Helps Energy Companies Localize CSR Efforts

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By Kellie Dietrich, Public Relations & Marketing Specialist This article was published in the November/December 2021 issue of SHALE Oil and Business Magazine. Is your energy company doing all it can to maximize goodwill within your local community? A growing number of energy companies recognize the importance of being connected with initiatives that demonstrate their commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). According to Harvard Business School, CSR is defined as “the idea that a business …

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Making the Most of My College Internship at Communication Solutions

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By Jonathon Deddy Penn State Abington, Class of  2021 It often seems like yesterday that I was a fresh-faced 18 year old at new student orientation at Penn State Abington. One part I vividly remember being said by an administrator was to, “take a good look around you and remember this day. In four years’ time, you will all be graduates!” Interning is a rite of passage for most recent college graduates, or those on …

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Communication Solutions Group Welcomes Aryn Coblentz to Team

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The Communications Solutions Group is pleased to welcome Aryn Coblentz to our full-service marketing firm as a Public Relations Associate. With experience in both consulting and internal communication, Aryn brings a unique array of skills to every project she tackles. Aryn previously worked at High Lantern Group, a consulting firm dedicated to furthering strategy and development for emerging health trends. She contributed to a wide range of projects and has applied that experience to the …

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Pottstown Mercury: Ringing Hill Fire Company’s recruitment campaign wins award

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This article was published in the Pottstown Mercury on December 10, 2020.  A local fire company’s campaign to grow its base of volunteers is getting regional recognition in the public relations sector. Ringing Hill Fire Company’s volunteer recruitment and retention campaign won a Ladle in the Community Relations category at the Pepperpot Awards from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Philadelphia Chapter. The campaign was submitted by PR Specialist Kellie Dietrich, who developed the …

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There’s a Story in Every Volunteer

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My grandfather in a Lewis Township fire truck. By Emily White, Public Relations Associate My grandfather’s birthday was last month—Sunday, Oct. 25. He would have turned 84 years old. He died in March after a prolonged battle with several ailments. It broke us to see him go, but even more heartbreaking were the months before, where we saw his ability to do the things he loved dwindle. I know that tortured him, too. My grandfather …

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Communication Solutions Group Adds Two New Employees to the Team

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The Communication Solutions Group welcomes Linda Plessett to the team as Office Manager and Emily White as Public Relations Associate. Linda is replacing the current Manager of Special Projects, Nicole Modrell, who is retiring at the end of September and has been training Linda since late August. “As we approach our 30th year in businesses, it is exciting to welcome in talented new additions to our team with innovative ideas and diverse experiences,” said President Leza …

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Learning from the Pros during COVID-19: Summer 2020 Reflection

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By Leo Nye, Writing Intern Working in-person at an office with others is normally nothing special, but I feel very grateful for my internship this summer with The Communication Solutions Group amidst a global pandemic that left most of my friends stuck at home. I utilized my skills as a writer and my creativity to conduct interviews, come up with unique branding ideas and design marketing materials. I compiled photos, proofread documents and sat in …

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How to Recruit Volunteers While Reopening from Lockdown: Strategies that are Working Now

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By Kellie Dietrich, Public Relations Specialist This article was published online in Firefighter Nation on August 25, 2020.  Stay-at-home mandates across the country provided volunteer fire companies with the challenge of how to keep recruiting the next wave of volunteers. To overcome this hurdle, fire companies had to change their approach, and now, as fire companies begin to reopen and resume training, they have to alter their approach once again. Communication Solutions Group is a …

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The Public Spirit: Communication Solutions Group’s Kellie Dietrich named as secretary of Local Toastmasters International Club

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This article was published in the Public Spirit on July 13, 2020.  The Communication Solutions Group, a firm specializing in public relations and marketing in Jenkintown, is pleased to announce that Public Relations Specialist Kellie Dietrich has been appointed to the role of secretary at the Professionally Speaking Club of Toastmasters International. At 24, this new board appointment makes Dietrich the club’s youngest executive committee member for the 2020-2021 term. Dietrich has an extensive writing …