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Black Tie International:
Sixth Annual Bernays Awards

Announces Bernays Award Winners 2010


Jeanne Epstein and Gary Schweikhart, GCPRC Presidents past and future, flank this year's winners of the prestigious Presidents Award: Randall Lieberman of the Notables section in The Palm Beach Post, and Meredith Clements and Kimberly Richeson of the Sun-Sentinel's Society Scene

Jeanne Epstein and Gary Schweikhart, GCPRC Presidents past and future, flank this year's winners of the prestigious Presidents Award: Randall Lieberman of the Notables section in The Palm Beach Post, and Meredith Clements and Kimberly Richeson of the Sun-Sentinel's Society Scene. Photo by: Barbara McCormick



Boca Raton, FL - The Gold Coast PR Council, the largest independent group of public relations and marketing professionals in South Florida, today announced the winners of the nonprofit organization’s sixth annual Bernays Awards.

Named after Edward J. Bernays, the recognized founder of the modern public relations industry, GCPRC’s annual Bernays Awards recognize and honor excellence by local PR and marketing professionals.

Most of the winners were selected by an independent panel of five distinguished PR veterans: Andrea Knibbs of Smith & Knibbs PR, Jason Hughes of Lynn University, Jay Van Vechten of Van Vechten Associates, Margie Yansura of Wordsmith Communications, and independent contractor Jackie Kaplan.

GCPRC’s Board of Directors selected the winners in three categories: PR Star Award, Founders Award and the Presidents Award.

The 2010 Bernays Awards were given out at GCPRC’s gala luncheon on January 29. This year’s winners were:

Project by or on behalf of a Nonprofit Organization:

Lynn University    (Boca Raton)
Social Media Venture: Blogs, Facebook & YouTube

PR Campaign by a Large Company or Firm
+ Tilson Communications
    (Boca Raton)
Staples / Do Something 101: School Supplies for Kids in Need

Branding or Image Campaign
+ Wilesmith Advertising + Design    (West Palm Beach)
Morse Life / Faces

Online PR Campaign
+ Sharon Geltner    (Boynton Beach)
Ruth Rales Jewish Family Service / Froogle PR

Special Event
+ The Breakers, Palm Beach
    (Palm Beach)
“Living Logo” Team Building Event

Collateral Material 
+ Tax Collector, Palm Beach County    (West Palm Beach)\
2009 Tax Planner & Services Guide

Community Service 
+ Labor Finders International
    (Palm Beach Gardens)
Helping the New Homeless in Sacramento

PR Star Award
+ Jay Berkowitz
    (Boca Raton)
Ten Golden Rules
For his leadership in social media and online marketing

PR Star Award
+ Jason Hughes
    (Boca Raton)
Lynn University
For his compassionate and professional handling of the Lynn students and
 faculty that were lost in the earthquake in Haiti

Founders Award
+ Jeanne Epstein
    (Lake Worth)
Immediate Past President of GCPRC

President’s Award
+ Palm Beach Post – Notables    (West Palm Beach)
Accepted by Randall Lieberman

President’s Award
+ Sun-Sentinel – 
Society Scene (Fort Lauderdale)
Accepted by Kimberly Richeson and Meredith Clements

The next monthly lunch meeting of the Gold Coast PR Council will be held on Tuesday, February 16, at NCCI Holdings, 901 Peninsula Corporate Circle in Boca Raton.  The guest speaker is Tim Burke, Publisher, Executive Editor and Vice President of Audience Development for The Palm Beach Post. 

The cost to attend is $25 for GCPRC members and $30 for nonmembers. RSVPs will be accepted through February 13 at  .





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