Fleishman-Hillard Inc. Wins Judges' Choice and Five Additional Public Relations Awards

Dec 06, 2010, 12:50 ET from Fleishman-Hillard Inc.

CLEVELAND, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleishman-Hillard Inc. won six awards, including Judges' Choice, at the 8th Annual Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Greater Cleveland Chapter's Cleveland Rocks! Awards ceremony on Friday, Dec. 3, for its work promoting the 2014 Gay Games and campaigns for the Ohio Department of Health and MedImmune.

"We are extremely proud of our team and the results they have delivered in partnership with our clients in 2010," said Greg Connel, general manager of Fleishman-Hillard's Cleveland office. "Their creative thinking, dedication and team spirit all played major roles in achieving this recognition, and more important, in helping our clients achieve their goals."  

Fleishman-Hillard's Cleveland office was recognized at the PRSA awards ceremony on Friday, Dec. 3. The firm earned three awards for the communications campaign that helped Synergy Foundation secure the winning bid for the 2014 Gay Games for Cleveland. The Gay Games team received gold awards in the public service and integrated communications categories, along with the Judges' Choice award.

An additional gold award was presented to the firm for its public service announcement for the Ohio Department of Health's (ODH) Healthy Ohio "Play More" campaign, a program designed to help fight childhood obesity in Ohio.

The firm also earned silver awards for its work on "ButtOut Ohio," a campaign sponsored by the ODH to address the alarming rate of tobacco use among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth in Ohio, and for media relations around the launch of "Don't Play with the Flu," a national influenza vaccination awareness campaign sponsored by MedImmune.

About Fleishman-Hillard

Fleishman-Hillard Inc., one of the world's leading strategic communications firms, has built its reputation on creating integrated solutions that deliver what its clients value most: meaningful, positive and measurable impact on the performance of their organizations. The firm is widely recognized for excellent client service and a strong company culture founded on teamwork, integrity and personal commitment. Based in St. Louis, the firm operates throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Latin America through its 80 owned offices. For more information, visit the Fleishman-Hillard website at www.fleishmanhillard.com.

Fleishman-Hillard is a part of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com). Omnicom is a leading global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, interactive, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to more than 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.

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