TVG Earns Three Communicator Awards in 2019 Competition

The Vandiver Group (TVG) has won three  2019 Communicator awards – one for a multimedia campaign and two for printed publications — at the 25th Annual Communicator Awards. TVG earned an Award of Distinction for its multimedia public engagement campaign for a public utility group’s rate commission work in 2018. This new category recognizes the innovative Read More

Going the Distance for Girls on the Run: The Queeny Meanie

The Queeny Meanie By Laura Vandiver, TVG VP of Research Every year on Dr. Martin Luther King Day, we honor a man who championed civil rights so that others could have opportunities, experience freedom and equality, and feel a sense of community. Here at TVG, we spend MLK Day serving our community in some way Read More

PROI Worldwide Global Summit: Recap

PROI Worldwide Global Summit: A Recap By Andy Likes, TVG Vice President What happens when you gather more than 80 of the top PR agencies from around the world and put their top executives in a room together for four days? PROI Worldwide Global Summit: Recap September 20th, 2017Heather James

Finding Solutions to Violent Crime in St. Louis

Help Reduce Violent Crime in St. Louis By Donna Vandiver, President & CEO TVG employees had a day of community service this year on Martin Luther King Day. Over the past several years, TVG has worked closely with the St. Louis Initiative to Reduce Violence (SIRV) to donate our time and services. Finding Solutions to Read More

Staying Healthy at the Workplace All Year Long

Staying Healthy at the Workplace By Laura Vandiver, VP of Research & Strategic Insight Research shows that about six weeks into any given year is around the time when (you guessed it) most people fall off of their New Year’s resolution fitness goals. It’s hard to keep fitness goals going when the days are short Read More

Surging Waters: My Community Submerged

Surging Waters: My Community Submerged By Patty Olsen, TVG Senior Project Manager On December 29, 2015, floodwaters started moving into my Eureka community at a rate higher than any previous floods in recent history. As a resident, I was fortunate that my only flood story was spending three days at home on an “Island” with Read More

Open Door, Open Heart

Open Door, Open Heart By Abbey Theban, TVG Assistant Account Executive I remember the day we brought my dog home from the animal shelter. We walked into the shelter—dogs were barking loudly, it was smelly and dimly lit, and as an eight-year-old, I remember feeling very overwhelmed. We walked up to a kennel where a Read More

The Impact of the Flood

By Jesse Selz, TVG Graphic Designer

If you haven’t already heard about the current devastation caused by the historic Meramec River flooding in St. Louis that occurred in the days leading up to the New Year, there are endless numbers of articles and online sources that discuss the details. However, this blog will be focused on a micro perspective of this natural disaster, and the personal impact the floodwaters has had on my family and me. Read more

The Overlooked Side of Charitable Giving

The Overlooked Side of Charitable Giving By Laura Vandiver, TVG VP of Research & Strategic Insight Having worked with nonprofit organizations for a large portion of my career—both inside and as a board member—I know that it takes a wide variety of resources to keep programs and services going. And in most cases, there is never Read More

Want a New Perspective? Take a Trip!

Want a New Perspective? Take a Trip! By Laura Vandiver, TVG Vice President of Research and Strategic Insight I love learning about other cultures—it’s the cultural anthropologist in me. So when I was given the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica in November to meet with some of our national and international public relations partners, Read More