The Boston 100 Anniversary Party
Last month, Goodwin Group PR celebrated a successful first year of The Boston 100 with a special anniversary party. The party’s 120 attendees included Jan and Chris Schroder of The 100 Companies, as well as some former New England Patriots, including Super Bowl champion offensive tackle Matt Light.
Boston is just one of our many member renewals for another year. The list of those markets who renewed in 2017 included Arkansas, Atlanta, Dubai, Memphis, New Orleans, North Carolina, Oklahoma (two-year renewal), Tallahassee, Tampa Bay and Washington DC. Between our renewals and the nine signed Letters of Intent we’ve received in the past few weeks (including three in one day!), 2018 is looking to be an exciting year of continued growth for The 100 Companies.
News From Our Members
Chuck Norman’s S&A Communications won the MarCom Gold Award for The North Carolina 100 in the eNewsletter and Communications category. The MarCom Awards is an international creative competition that recognizes outstanding achievement by marketing and communication professionals. This year’s competition attracted more than 6,500 entries from the U.S., Canada and 17 other countries.
Last month, Story Partners became our first member to publish a story written by a U.S. president. In The Washington DC 100’s special veterans issue, former president George W. Bush discussed his respect for our country’s veterans as well as his book, “Portraits of Courage.” He wrote, “The greatest honor of the presidency was saluting them as their Commander in Chief. I intend to salute and support them for the rest of my life.”
Last month, The Memphis 100 ran a touching story and video on Soles4Souls and Timberland’s partnership and donation of 300 pairs of shoes to students in need at LaRose Elementary School. The video shows students opening and trying on their new shoes in excitement. One student, Jermaine Wiggins, said, “I feel like they really care about us.”