PORTLAND, Maine — Broadreach Public Relations, a communications firm on Portland’s waterfront, recently received the 2013 President’s Award and the 2013 Rising Star Achievement Award – as well as six Golden Arrow Awards – from the Maine Public Relations Council for its exemplary work in public relations and strategic communications.
Broadreach’s Kelsey Goldsmith won this year’s Rising Star Award, which recognizes an up-and-coming public relations professional who has exhibited extraordinary achievement and outstanding work in the profession.
Broadreach president Linda Varrell was presented with the esteemed President’s Award. This is bestowed on an individual, chosen by the MPRC president, who has demonstrated excellence and leadership in the field of public relations.
“It is an honor to be chosen as the recipient for this year’s President’s Award, and to be taking home six Golden Arrow Awards,” said Linda Varrell, president of Broadreach. “I am continuously amazed by my team and the work we produce on behalf of our clients.”
Broadreach took home awards for the following six awards for exemplary work:
Special events: Gold Award for the Lana Wescott Events and A Divine Time! Portland Kitchen Tour visibility.
Media relations: Gold Award for Bernstein Shur data security visibility.
Media relations: Gold Award for Maine Real Estate & Development Association’s 2012 Forecast Conference.
Citizenship: Gold Award for The Maine Fraud Prevention Alliance – DASH Fraud.org – messaging, in partnership with Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution.
Communications campaign: Silver Award for the Maine Center for Creativity’s Maine Creative Industries Award Gala.
Informational/technical writing: Silver Award for an opinion editorial on how to prepare for a company crisis by Linda Varrell of Broadreach Public Relations.
For the past 20 years, MPRC has acknowledged excellence in public relations and communications with the annual Golden Arrow Awards. The Golden Arrows provide a forum for recognizing the work of Maine’s public relations practitioners and promoting the high quality of communications produced in Maine.
About Broadreach Public Relations
Broadreach Public Relations, located on Portland, Maine’s historic waterfront, provides high-level strategic communications, public affairs and marketing services to some of New England’s most highly regarded firms and organizations. The Broadreach team takes pride in helping clients build their credibility, raise their profile, and expand their reach. Learn more at www.broadreachpr.com.