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Hospice has personal and professional significance for two Franconians

Public relations is one of the few professions in which the practitioner’s personal and professional lives can clearly intersect for the betterment of all. Andrea Kenski and I blend the two every day as the Franco team that proudly supports Hospice of Michigan (HOM) and Arbor Hospice. Our personal experiences learned at loved ones’ bedsides,[…]

DP and Cathy

Franco On The Town – June Edition

The month of June was filled with events in Detroit, a perfect reminder of the commitment Franco has to continue serving this city. Erica and Stephanie Bowen from the Belle Isle Conservancy lent a helping hand to call and direct the program with the audio / visual crew at this year’s Grand Prixmiere. Pat and[…]

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Mary Parkinson and her Cheez-Its

Dear Franco, We Love You

  “I love working at Franco because of the interesting design opportunities it gives me. I work with such a wide variety of clients that each day is different and unique.” Ashley Dupuy, designer “I love our account mix because it provides such a variety of opportunities and allows us to keep up on a[…]

Franco with KEM at Flint Water Distribution Event

Franco on the Town – January Edition

  January was all steel, LEGOs and Red Wings Hockey for the Franco team. Franco ladies Tina K., Tina S., Ann Marie, Erica, Lauren and Elizabeth working it at SMDI’s booth at The North American International Auto Show.   Deanna Lorincz from SMDI, Tina S. and Tina K. before the NAIAS Charity Preview event.   Sarah,[…]

The Franco Salvation Army Team

Eighty Days of Red Kettle

All PR professionals have that one client project that seems to take over everything. It means long hours at the office, lack of sleep (which leads to copious amounts of caffeine), around the clock emails and being on your feet for hours at a time. For those of us who work on The Salvation Army[…]

Giant Turkeys and Lukken’s – Here’s How Franco Does the Holidays

Each family celebrates the holidays in their own, unique (sometimes out-there) way. Here’s how some of our Franco team rings in the yuletide season with their loved ones. Stephanie Angelyn Casola, Account Manager Pasta! Is that a tradition? It was if you grew up in the Casola household. The holiday didn’t matter, one thing was[…]

Field of Dreams Is Not A Good PR Case Study: Consider Events

“If you build it, he will come.” Obviously a great premise for a Hollywood blockbuster. Who wasn’t captivated by Kevin Costner’s tenacity in building a ball field, inspired by the ghosts of baseball past who assured him by merely converting his Iowa corn fields into a diamond that his deceased father would return to right[…]

Franco PR team works well together in delivering its best to clients

Having worked as a sole PR practitioner from a home office for many years before taking the leap back into agency life, I walked into Franco PR two years ago with a wide ranging work background, but not a whole lot of experience managing staff. While I was confident I knew my stuff, would I[…]