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Mayor Slay Talks to Lafayette Sq Residents About the Earnings Tax story for YourLocalMessenger.com

Posted by on Jan 11, 2011 in Editorial Samples, News, Portfolio | 0 comments

Mayor Slay Talks to Lafayette Sq Residents About the Earnings Tax story for YourLocalMessenger.com

To rally support to retain the St. Louis City Earnings tax, and encourage voters to go to the polls in April, Mayor Francis Slay attended the Jan. meeting of the Lafayette Square Restoration Committee. In Nov. 2010, 68 percent of city voters opposed Proposition A, the Missouri Earnings Tax Initiative that put the current one percent earnings tax in St Louis to the vote.   News story published in YourLocalMessenger.com Thu, Jan 27, 2011 that explains the reasons why the earnings tax is so crucial to the City of St. Louis.   Open publication - Free...

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Afraid of the Rain story for Salvation Army fundraising brochure

Posted by on Apr 2, 2010 in Communications Samples, Editorial Samples, Portfolio | 0 comments

Afraid of the Rain story for Salvation Army fundraising brochure

“I was feeling it was a little illogical not to go back inside the buildings that were deemed safe,” said Dewitt Campbell on his recent return from Haiti, “until the night I was woken up twice by aftershocks. Then it became clear to me, if I had lived through those 30 seconds that killed more than 200,000 people, would I think logically?”   I wrote this story for the Salvation Army shortly after the earthquake in Haiti. It was published in a fund-raising booklet to showcase the organization’s work and the need for financial support. Open publication -...

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Magic Carpets story for The Beam magazine, Singapore

Posted by on Oct 2, 2001 in Editorial Samples, Portfolio | 0 comments

Magic Carpets story for The Beam magazine, Singapore

Rich colours, intricate patters and luxurious textures make Oriental carpets timeless pieces to be treasured for a lifetime. They were first introduced into Europe in the 14th century by Italian merchants who were trading with Turkey and the Near East. Given that floor covering at the time consisted of animal skins, rush matting or loose straw, it is not difficult to imagine why these exotic carpets won the hearts of the high and mights. Henry VIII, always on the lookout for ‘a beauty was one of the first Britons to be seduced by these rugs, and brought a number of them into he UK . His...

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Cheesecake Launch

Posted by on Nov 2, 1995 in Communications Samples, Portfolio | 0 comments

Cheesecake Launch

Brochure to launch a new range of Alveston Kitchens cheesecakes to the UK catering trade around 1995. The campaign included product marketing, point of sale offer, trade press releases and a product launch press reception in London, UK.     Open publication - Free publishing

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Master Club Newsletter # 5

Posted by on Nov 1, 1991 in Communications Samples, Portfolio | 0 comments

Master Club Newsletter # 5

Newsletter series for Master Foods, a division of the Mars group, to promote Uncle Ben’s Rice, Dolmio Pasta & Sauces and Yeoman mashed potatoes to the UK foodservice sector. The newsletter was part of a multi-year communications initiative to encourage chefs and commercial cooks to use high quality brand name products.   Open publication - Free publishing  

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