By Dave Lange, Senior Associate
Today, the Cardinals are due to announce that two of the world’s biggest soccer teams, Chelsea and Manchester City, will square off in a match at Busch Stadium III May 23.
If the event comes to pass, it will mark the first visit of top-flight English soccer teams in 43 years. (Coventry [...]
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By Dave Lange, Senior Associate
Did you know that where you live could affect your happiness at work? According to PR Daily, the city with the unhappiest workers is Boulder, CO, followed by Wichita, KS, El Paso, TX, and Reno, NV.
PR Daily contributor Gil Rudawsky says, “Of course Boulder employees are unhappy. We work in one of the most bucolic [...]
By George Csolak, Director, PR and Sports Marketing
In 2009, TVG Senior Associate Dave Lange was asked to take on a project chronicling the history of soccer in his hometown. Originally started three years earlier by a group of soccer writers, the project stalled. Lange was asked by publishing house Reedy Press to take over the [...]
By: George Csolak, Director, PR and Sports Marketing
Hockey’s back, but will the fans be?
That’s the burning question on the minds of National Hockey League (NHL) owners and players since the 113-day lockout ended early Sunday morning.
From a public relations standpoint, the NHL and the NHL Players Association took a major hit as fans and corporate [...]
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Hundreds of thousands of people will flood the streets of Downtown St. Louis this weekend to march, parade, saunter or walk for a cause. This weekend, our city will play host to both the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and the St. Louis Pride Fest.
The Race for the Cure will celebrate its 14th [...]
Family get-togethers and barbeques are a big part of many Memorial Day celebrations. Along with all of the events around St. Louis such as: The Blues Festival, Shakespeare in the Park, Fair U City, and the Irish and Greek festivals. In St. Louis, there are plenty of things to distract you and help you enjoy [...]
The Vandiver Group, Inc. is constantly looking for new ways to use existing tools from our communications toolkit to help clients reach their goals. Social media is one of those tools. To share our expertise and insight in social media, our President and CEO, Donna Vandiver, participated in a panel discussion on social media and [...]
The St. Louis Business Journal has launched their ‘Social Madness’ competition, which measures the growth of several companies’ social media efforts over a set period of time and compares them to choose a winner. As part of the launch, the Business Journal is holding a special social media seminar on May 11 at 7:30 a.m. [...]
Coke would never suggest a customer try Pepsi. Tide would never point someone to Purex. But something similar is happening at Walgreens these days and it’s costing the store thousands of customers and millions of dollars. The reason: an ongoing feud between Walgreens and St. Louis-based Express Scripts. Walgreens stopped filling prescriptions for Express Scripts [...]