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Dralion coverage a holiday treat for Cedar Rapids
Dralion coverage a holiday treat for Cedar Rapids

Cirque du Soleil’s Dralion came to Cedar Rapids and worked with B&LPR to make sure everyone in the region knew about it. Pre-show and opening night publicity raised interest in the show and helped fill the US Cellular Center as Dralion entered the final leg of its 15-year tour.

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This soldier’s story makes news in the QCA.
This soldier's story makes news in the QCA.

This November, the Quad Cities was treated to a special Veteran’s Day success story from ORA Orthopedics. The story of 31 year-old Andrew Gregory, a warrior with five tours of duty to his credit, ran on both the Let’s Move Quad Cities website and on WQAD-TV’s “Let’s Move QC” Feature with reporter Angie Sharp.

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Conquering breast cancer with strength, hope and joy
Conquering breast cancer with strength, hope and joy

B&LPR produced this story, about ORA Orthopedics employee and breast cancer survivor Mary Miller, for the Quad Cities’ newest health website: Let’s Move Quad Cities.

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Back in the saddle – thanks to ORA Orthopedics
Back in the saddle - thanks to ORA Orthopedics

Continuing its marketing push featuring patient success stories, ORA Orthopedics asked B&LPR to help tell Tom Hannah’s story. After two knee replacements, Tom is back to cycling with his friend Peter Rink – the doctor who replaced Tom’s knees.

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New health and wellness website steps out
New health and wellness website steps out

B&LPR helped design, produce and manage the launch of Let’s Move Quad Cities – the community’s newest website dedicated to healthy habits and lifestyles in the Quad Cities. Let’s Move Quad Cities is published by B&LPR client, ORA Orthopedics.

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Fit and fabulous at 70
Fit and fabulous at 70

As part of its campaign to feature patient stories, B&LPR helped ORA Orthopedics tell 70 year-old Helen Akers’s story to the community. Helen is on a “mission to move” …

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National splash for Mrs. Wages jams and jellies
National splash for Mrs. Wages jams and jellies

Canning expert Shirley Camp has seen her blog and social media presence grow tremendously this year thanks, in large part, to the support of her sponsor (Mrs. Wages brand spices and mixes) and her agency, B&LPR.

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The flavors of the seasons celebrated by Mrs. Wages
The flavors of the seasons celebrated by Mrs. Wages

For the fourth year in a row, Mrs. Wages brand spices and mixes has retained B&LPR to manage the production of their Preserving the Harvest newsletter which is sent to over 10,000 canning and food preservation hobbyists throughout the US and Canada.

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Canning expert shows her stuff year ’round
Canning expert shows her stuff year 'round

Canning expert Shirley Camp shares her advice and tips on food preservation and canning with enthusiasts year ’round thanks to the support provided by B&LPR and Mrs. Wages brand spices and mixes.

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ARA calls on B&LPR for trade media support in 2014
ARA calls on B&LPR for trade media support in 2014

The American Rental Association retains B&LPR to help manage their trade media relationships in support of the upcoming Rental Show scheduled for February 8-10, 2014 in Orlando, Florida.

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Website re-design gives Royal Neighbors a new look
Website re-design gives Royal Neighbors a new look

B&LPR worked with Royal Neighbors of America’s marketing team to create a new look and guidelines for the development and deployment of a new website for the largest fraternal insurance providers in the US dedicated to serving women.

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Mrs. Wages goes to fairs with fans
Mrs. Wages goes to fairs with fans

Mrs. Wages brand spices and mixes hired B&LPR to help set up and manage a variety of canning and pickling contests at state fairs across the USA. Blue Ribbon recipes were then shared with thousands of canning and food preservation enthusiasts via the Preserving The Harvest Newsletter.

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The Wasted Lands return to San Diego Comic Con
The Wasted Lands return to San Diego Comic Con

B&LPR helped produce merchandise and a 24-page book entitled The Wasted Lands Chronicles in support of the re-launch of Dave Dorman’s Wasted Lands franchise at the internationally-known San Diego Comic Con.

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