SCORE Palm Beach
Palm Beach SCORE helps South Florida create jobs by promoting business ownership and economic prosperity for all Palm Beach County communities. Each year, SCORE hosts hundreds of Free to low-cost workshops, training and events. The Palm Beach SCORE team enlisted the support of BlueIvy Communications for its November 2017 small business-focused conference in West Palm Beach. BlueIvy is handling event PR, media outreach, and on-site exposure/coordination. Learn more at PalmBeach.Score.org.
Archstone Recovery Center
Archstone Recovery Center of the Palm Beaches is a leader in the integration of primary and behavioral health care. For more than 17 years, Archstone has served those who suffer from alcohol abuse, chemical dependency, violence, trauma and mental illness by providing a continuum of care in a safe and secure setting during their fight against the disease of addiction. Located in Lantana, Florida, Archstone came to BlueIvy Communications for their Branding, Public Relations, Website Content, Video Content and Social Media needs. Learn more at www.archstonerecovery.com.
Me In Order
Me In Order is a team of hands-on professional organizers committed to creating order and peace for its clients so that they can live richer and more fulfilling lives. Founded in 2006 by Jeremie and Kelly Barber and headquartered in Jupiter, Florida, Me In Order has helped more than 1,000 families clear the clutter, setup systems of organization, and maintain. The company currently is focused on the South Florida market but has plans to expand to support clients across the country. Me In Order’s team is currently made up of 11 members, including eight Certified Expert Organizers™. The team offers three main areas of service: My Move In Order, My Home In Order, and Order University. Learn more at MeInOrder.com.
EnterWorks® Master Data Management (MDM) and Product Information Management (PIM) solution enables companies to acquire, manage and transform product information into persuasive content that drives higher sales and new competitive strengths through e-commerce Web, mobile, print and various electronic channels. Services offered include: Master Data Management, Product Information Management, Dynamic Data Modeling, Workflow & Collaboration, Syndication & Publishing, Digital Asset Management, Geographic Localization, Portal Content Exchange, and Digital Channel Accelerators. Learn more at http://www.enterworks.com.
Zele Huber Trial Attorneys
Zele Huber Trial Attorneys represent individuals and entities in business litigation, insurance disputes and defective products, including mass torts cases. Partners Greg Zele and Greg Huber are leaders in the legal community. The firm is located in Jupiter, Florida. Learn more at www.myinjuryjustice.com.
Katz Yeshiva High School is a Modern Orthodox coeducational and dual curriculum (general and Judaic studies) high school in Boca Raton, Florida. Katz Yeshiva High School’s student body includes approximately 320 students, grades 9-12, from Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties. The school was founded in 1998 with a mission to engage, challenge and inspire students to reach their intellectual, personal and spiritual growth. Head of School is Rabbi Kroll and Principal is Ora Lee Kanner. The school welcomes families of all backgrounds who share its goals of academic and spiritual growth for their children. Learn more at www.YeshivaHS.org.
Better Addiction Care
Better Addiction Care is a national network of treatment centers focused on providing its patients the most fitting roadmap to their personal recovery. Better Addiction Care is loyal to the patient first, meaning that the company starts the process by getting to know the individual; learning their specific needs; determining the best treatment partner and therapies; and ultimately educating, guiding and accompanying the patient on his or her path to treatment and recovery. BAC’s team of employees have a combined 100-plus years of experience in the treatment industry and are trained in identifying a patient’s needs and then matching him or her with the right treatment partner. Learn more at www.betteraddictioncare.com.
iCruise.com & WMPH Vacations
WMPH (We Make People Happy) Vacations is an award-winning travel agency specializing in cruise and resort vacations. Based in Delray Beach, Florida, WMPH Vacations has booked more than 600,000 clients since opening in 2004. Today, WMPH Vacations is a member of the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and the Cruise Industry Hall of Fame. 120-employees strong, WMPH Vacations is a top producer for all major cruise lines, including Carnival, Celebrity, Cunard, Disney, Holland America, MSC Cruises, Princess, Regent Seven Seas, and Royal Caribbean. The company operates under a number of owned and partner brands including iCruise, CruiseCheap, AlaskaCruises.com, CruiseNow.com, and more. In 2009 WMPH Vacations launched the free and comprehensive cruise vacation-planning mobile app Cruise Finder™. WMPH Vacations’ mission is to build personal and lasting relationships by consistently exceeding expectations. Learn more at www.WMPHVacations.com or book your next cruise vacation at www.icruise.com.
Hurricane BTW is a fast and casual restaurant concept offering burgers, tacos, wings and more. The concept falls under the highly successful Hurricane Grill & Wings brand, and features the franchise’s best-selling menu items with a fast casual service model and a fun, energetic restaurant design. The BTW lab location opened in April 2016 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The first BTW prototype will open in Skokie, IL in June 2016, with 100 more locations planned in the first two years. For more information, visit www.hurricanebtw.com.
Kevin Rader for State Senate
Kevin Rader ran and won the State Senate – District 29 election in 2016. BlueIvy supported with communications and social media strategy. State Senator Kevin Rader is an unwavering Democrat who has a proven track record of standing up for Democratic values. His election ran on the promise to continue standing up to the radical right-wing, the Tea Party extremists and those who want to destroy Florida’s public schools.
TeachGeek, a South Florida-based tech support and teaching company, makes technology, IT and computer devices understandable, relatable, and dare we say fun! Founded in 2015, this woman-owned business has helped more than 500 satisfied customers and completed nearly 1,500 jobs in cities stretching from Palm Beach County to Broward and Miami-Dade. While TeachGeek offers a range of services including Training, Setup & Install, IT Help, Optimization & Repair, and In-home tech support, it is TeachGeek’s commitment to be kind, empathetic, empowering and clear in its communication to its customers and students that makes it truly unique. Learn more at www.teachgeek.co, www.facebook.com/teachgeek or by calling 561-336-0368.
J&J Fresh Kitchen – Boca Raton
We are defined by the amount of effort we apply to curating our made to order menu. J&J Fresh Kitchen was built upon a wealth of expertise and conscientious principals. Our commitment to health extends far deeper than just the stomach. We utilize products that not only delight your palate, but also benefit the planet through sustainable practices. From our locally sourced produce partners to our low impact kitchen, we promote wellness for your personal welfare, and for that of the world.
With three convenient locations, J&J Fresh Kitchen serves as the ultimate Boca Raton food destination and healthy hub, providing what your body craves and requires. If you’re in search of vegetarian restaurants in Boca Raton, a juice bar Boca Raton locals rave over, or a dining experience that doesn’t compromise a thoughtful diet, we invite you to join us in our journey for delicious health made simple. Whether you’re after a hearty meal, a light lunch, a takeaway fix, a cleansing kick, recovery, energy, or anything in between, we are equipped to serve up the scrumptious solution!
Fleet Feet Sports – Delray Beach
Fleet Feet Sports is a local, family owned and operated store that is part of a network of specialty running, walking, and fitness stores across the country. The Fleet Feet Sports network shares new and innovative ideas to better serve you and your unique needs while continuing to build a culture that puts health and fitness to the forefront of your life. Learn more at www.FleetFeetDelray.com.
Run Republic Running Camp
Run Republic Running Camp was created with the goal of merging the typical college-campus based summer running camp with the modern, mobile and exciting teen tour. At the core of Run Republic is running. But beyond that, it offers participants mentorship, training, travel, adventure, friendship, education, fun and excitement. The goal is to create memories, experiences and bonds during our trips…that go beyond running and truly will last a lifetime! Learn more at www.RunRepublicCamp.com.
Florida Family Support
Florida Family Support provides personalized ABA or Applied Behavioral Analysis services for children (18 months and up) with autism and/or on the autism spectrum, and their families in the Palm Beach and North Broward markets. Founder Natalia Perez, MS, BCBA, LPC, IMH, and her team of experienced and skilled therapists demonstrate their incredible passion and understanding with each and every family they work with. Florida Family Support is committed to creating a supportive community focused on training, sharing experiences, building confidence, and strengthening the family relationship. To sign up, visit www.FLFamilySupport.com.
Sinai Residences is an upscale Continuing Care Retirement Community on the grounds of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County. The campus features independent living luxury apartments tailored toward active seniors, as well as suites for Assisted Living, Memory Care, Rehabilitative Therapy and Skilled Nursing Care. Sinai residents enjoy the highest standard of engaged senior living, with a wealth of luxury services and amenities that include gourmet dining with kosher options. Sinai Residences guarantees independent living residents access to every level of care at a predictable monthly cost. Access to health care is also guaranteed to residents from the moment they move in, and for as long as they remain residents. For more information, visit: http://www.sinairesidences.com.
JARC Florida, a non-sectarian organization, provides group homes, apartments and vocational training for adults with developmental disabilities. It strives to assist each individual with becoming all he or she is capable of being and encourages this growth in a caring, nurturing environment. It is the mission of JARC, in partnership with the families of its clients, to promote independence, dignity, and self-respect in order to create more fulfilling lives. JARC currently operates ten group homes in the Boca Raton and Delray Beach area for adults with developmental disabilities. JARC offers apartment living for those who do not require 24-hour supervision as well as vocational training in the Mel & Elaine Stein Living and Learning Center. The organization was created in the mid 1980′s in response to the needs of families with adult children with developmental disabilities. Learn more at http://jarcfl.org.
pushke studio is a boutique agency that specializes in engaging Jewish audiences for maximum interaction and response. They provide marketing strategies, creative consulting, branding, graphic design and printing, email and web marketing, website design and social media services. Founded by Izabela Tenenboim, who graduated cum laude in 2002 from Florida International University with a B.B.A. in Marketing and in International Business. She worked at some great for-profit companies learning the ins-and-outs of the marketing world and then worked at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. She decided to start her own creative services and through reputation and word-of-mouth grew the business nicely. She realized she was most comfortable and fulfilled by working with Jewish non-profit organizations. In 2014 she made the decision to exclusively work with Jewish non-profits and as a result pushke studio was born.
Learn more at www.pushkestudio.com.
Law Office of Abigail Beebe, P.A.
Attorney Abigail Beebe is principal owner of The Law Office of Abigail Beebe, P.A., a West Palm Beach-based marital and family law firm. Beebe and her staff focus on protecting the client, his or her assets as well as their emotional wellbeing during the trying and often-stressful time associated with divorce. The Law Office of Abigail Beebe always starts with the philosophy that settlement is the preferable way to resolve a case in order to provide clients with the ability to craft and create a thoughtful and well-drafted agreement – a method proven to be better for Florida families. However, the firm is ready, willing and able to capably, vigorously and zealously litigate when settlement is not a feasible option.
Learn more at ABeebeLaw.com.
The Neshamah Institute
The Neshamah Institute is a soulful, independent, new Jewish community without walls in South Palm Beach County. Its mission is to bring the personal connection and spirituality of authentic Judaism to the unaffiliated Jewish world. Neshamah offers personalized Jewish education and B’nai Mitzvah training, inspiring Shabbat and holiday celebrations and hands-on community service. The Neshamah Institute congregants meet in living rooms, club houses, libraries, synagogues and community centers. Membership dues are not required as programs are sustained solely by donations and fees for services. The Neshamah Institute is devoted to helping all Jews grow their Jewish soul. Learn more at www.niboca.org.
Xtreme Action Park
Xtreme Action Park is the newest and largest indoor entertainment complex in South Florida. Located at 5300 Powerline Road, Suite 210 in Ft. Lauderdale, Xtreme Action Park features the longest indoor gas-powered race track in South Florida, a 5,000 square-foot arcade game room, ropes course, ten bowling lanes, sports bar, and Hershey’s Shake Shoppe. The venue is open to the public and is available for parties and events. Xtreme Action Park is operated by managing partner David Goldfarb of PrimeTime Amusements and Aaron Parkinson of Fiik Electric Skateboards and Golf Skate Caddy. The venue can be seen from I-95 at the Commercial Blvd. exit. Learn more at www.XtremeActionPark.com.
Budsies® is a South Florida-based company that brings artwork to life. Budsies are beautiful custom-sewn stuffed animals created from any drawing or photo. First launched in August 2013 by Founder & CEO Alex Furmansky, the company is headquartered in Lake Worth, Florida. Since its start, over 10,000 Budsies have been created for thousands of happy customers in countries around the world, including the U.S., France, India and Australia. Budsies has been featured on Shark Tank, CNBC, New York Times, BuzzFeed, and more! Learn more at www.Budsies.com.
Adolph & Rose Levis JCC
The Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center promotes and enhances Jewish culture, heritage and values through educational, spiritual, social, wellness and recreational programs for individuals of all ages. With a preschool, summer camp, family activities, athletics, cultural arts, adult enrichment and special needs programming, as well as a thrift shop for bargain hunters, the Levis JCC offers something for everyone. Learn more at www.levisjcc.org.
The Runner’s Edge was founded in 1996 by Tom Vladimir and Carol Virga. It is South Florida’s largest running store with 4,500 sq ft in our Boca location and carry all major running footwear brands including Nike, Brooks, Asics, Adidas, Saucony, Pearl Izumi, Mizuno, Newton, Innov8, Five Fingers and more. Runner’s Edge was awarded the prestigious award for “50 Best Running stores in America.” Visit them atwww.RunnersEdgeBoca.com.
Apex Empowerment is a newly formed South Florida business entity focused on leadership development and coaching, Following principles taught by John C. Maxwell, Apex Empowerment currently offers a variety of coaching and training services, including: Lunch n Learn training, 8-week mastermind sessions, tele-seminars, half-day and full-day workshops, individual coaching, and leadership assessments. Learn more atwww.apexempowerment.com.
Galls, LLC is “The Authority in Public Safety Equipment and Apparel.” Each year, over one million men and women in the law enforcement, security, corrections, military, fire, EMS, postal and public transportation industries depend on Galls for their essential equipment and apparel. With over 110 years in the industry, Galls is a trusted resource for fast, convenient and reliable public safety equipment, supplies and gear. Galls services its customers through an award-winning catalog, convenient online ordering, dedicated sales representatives, retail stores and various service centers. Learn more at www.Galls.com.
Grandview Preparatory School
Grandview Preparatory School is an independent college preparatory, nonsectarian, coeducational day school founded in 1997. Student enrollment is offered for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12. Grandview redefines ‘Preparatory’ with innovative learning experiences and focus on character and values. In class and beyond, Grandview students discover their talents, create their own path, engage in meaningful activities, and contribute to the community. Nestled in a residential neighborhood in Boca Raton located on Spanish River Boulevard, east of Florida Atlantic University, west of the Atlantic Ocean, we welcome you to visit with us and experience our community. Learn more at http://
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of South Palm Beach
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a celebration of survivorship an occasion to express hope and our shared determination to make this breast cancer’s last century. The fight to end breast cancer starts with a single step. Take that step with us at the American Cancer Society Making Strides of South Palm Beach walk. It will take each and every one of us to rally together and finish the fight against breast cancer. Just a few hours of your time at our non-competitive, 5K (3.1 mile) event will help bring a lifetime of change for people facing breast cancer and their families.
JCC Maccabi Games – Boca Raton
JCC Maccabi Games® kicked off in 1982 with a big mission. It was designed in order to: provide Jewish youth with a supportive environment that fosters mutual respect and sportsmanship, where they can interact in an atmosphere of fun, democracy, and peace; cultivate a deeper understanding and instill an appreciation of Jewish values within Jewish youth, enrich their Jewish identity in an informal setting, and encourage their identification with the state of Israel; promote and encourage the health, physical fitness and well-being of Jewish youth through participation in recreational and athletic activities; and introduce Jewish youth to the international Maccabi Movement, which presents athletic, cultural, and social opportunities with Jews from around the world. Learn more at www.bocamaccabi.org.
PC Professor is a family-owned business and is the largest private computer training school in South Florida. Since 1989, PC Professor has been offering classes ranging from Windows and the Microsoft Office Suite to technical computer training to those seeking condensed, instructor-led training in a relaxed and professional environment. The school’s small, live, hands-on classes begin weekly and are taught by qualified instructors — each considered to be an industry expert. For more information, please visitwww.pcprofessor.edu.
Christian Thomas Construction
Christian Thomas Construction Inc is a second generation building contractor in Palm Beach County; continuing the tradition in excellence that Roger Thomas General Contraction Inc. set forth with over 36 years of building experience. With an extensive hands-on approach coupled with a Bachelor of Architecture from Auburn University Christian Thomas is able to provide our clients a true full service Design – Build experience.
Sourcing is one of the firms specialties, from custom creations and craftsman, Christian has amassed a rolodex full of artisans and tradesman that can make any vision into reality. Among the unique trades, we pride ourselves in timely delivery of the extraordinary and unique. Learn more at www.christianthomasinc.com.
Signature Veterinary Care
Signature Veterinary Care is an in-home concierge service for you and your pet. As a concierge service, Signature Veterinary Care comes to you – meaning office visits are now house calls in the comfort of your own home, and cold, sterile medicine is once again warm and friendly.
At Signature Veterinary Care, our partnership is one that is based on mutual trust and genuine rapport. Our goals include taking a personalized approach to the health and well-being of your pets. And that includes 24/7 availability for our patients and clients. We welcome you to call or message us with any questions related to your pet, including: medical and preventative care, nutrition, grooming, pet walking and sitting, training, and other pet related topics. Learn more at www.signaturevetcare.com.
Fit Food Express
Fit Food Express is a takeout store specializing in supportive nutrition with one mission in mind: Make it convenient and affordable for people to eat great tasting, healthy meals. They have collaborated with highly qualified nutrition and fitness experts to carefully design meals which are prepared in their own specialized kitchen facilities and pre-packaged daily into recyclable microwavable containers. New to Fit Food Express is the Organic Juice Bar, which features organic smoothies and juices!!! Fit Food Express is located in Delray Beach just a few blocks north of Atlantic Avenue (on NE 4th Avenue). Learn more at www.fitfoodexpress.com
Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services
About Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS) provides help, hope and humanity through a comprehensive range of programs and services which support people of all ages and beliefs. With locations in Boca Raton and Delray Beach, JFS programs and services include food and financial assistance, senior services, vocational training, counseling and mental health services and many volunteer opportunities. Funding is provided by private and corporate support, grants, special events and individuals who reach thousands in need each year. For more information about JFS volunteer opportunities and services for seniors, contact 561-852-3333. Learn more at www.RalesJFS.org.
Boca Raton Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Boca Raton Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is a Boca Raton-based orthopaedic practice utilizing the most current surgical and non-operative techniques. The practice features four experienced and highly respected orthopaedic surgeons: Dr. Alan Saperstein, Dr. Marc Bergman, Dr. Melvin Young and Dr. Eric Lloyd, each of whom has graduated from a prestigious and rigorous orthopaedic surgery residency and is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedics Surgeons or is board eligible. Further, the practice surgeons have additional fellowship training in the fields of sports medicine/arthroscopic surgery, foot and ankle surgery and total joint arthroplasty. BlueIvy Communications was brought on to help connect the group’s skilled and experienced doctors with the local media.
Mellow Mushroom Delray Beach
Mellow Mushroom is proud to serve Delray Beach with delicious pizza, hoagies, calzones and salads. Providing quality food since 1974, we use fresh ingredients on all our menu items. Mellow Mushroom is more than just a pizza restaurant; it is where Delray Beach pizza lovers and beer lovers gather. The menu and locations are as eclectic as its fans. Join the beer club, shop our Mellow shirts and see the unique artwork in each of our locations. The search for the best pizza in Delray is over. BlueIvy Communications was hired to help with local media exposure around Mellow’s food, beer, environment and specials!
NAPO South Florida
The NAPO-South Florida Chapter is a group of local National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) members providing residential and business organizing, time management, redesign, staging, senior move management, relocation and all other organizing services for your home, family or business. Corporate Associate Members provide organizing related products and services. BlueIvy was hired to bring attention to the local chapter and help the public understand what a “professional organizer” really is! Learn more at http://
Hurricane Grille & Wings Boynton Beach
Hurricane Grill & Wings took the country by storm in April 1995 at its original location overlooking the ocean in Ft. Pierce, Florida. It didn’t take long for guests from near and far to crave the 30 plus flavors along with award winning wings which have become the signature of the Hurricane Grill & Wings menu. Just walk in, take a seat, kick back, and experience a world of delicious food, exhilarating flavors and no worries.
The brand new Boynton Beach location (and all franchises opening from West Palm Beach to Pomano Beach) have brought on BlueIvy Communications to handle PR, Communications and Social Media. The new Renaissance Commons location is scheduled to open in November 2013. Learn more at www.hurricanewings.com.
BlueIvy Communications President Melissa Perlman was brought on by Office Depot to help with North American Retail communications. Office Depot, Inc. is a global supplier of office products and services. The company was incorporated in 1986 with the opening of our first retail store in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In fiscal year 2012, we sold $10.7 billion of products and services to consumers and businesses of all sizes through our three business segments: North American Retail Division, North American Business Solutions Division and International Division. Sales are processed through multiple channels, consisting of office supply stores, a contract sales force, an outbound telephone account management sales force, internet sites, direct marketing catalogs and call centers, all supported by our network of supply chain facilities and delivery operations. Learn more at www.officedepot.com.
Bittylab™, LLC, is headquartered in New York City, NY and was founded in June of 2010 by mom and entrepreneur Priska Diaz. Bittylab™ was created with the mission of offering innovative products that raise the bar with quantifiable benefits for mom and baby. Bittylab’s first product to come to market is the BARE® air-free baby bottle, the first and only air-free feeding system and mimics the mechanics of breastfeeding as well as the shape, texture and movement of a mother’s breast. To learn more about Bittylab™, please visit www.bittylab.com, www.facebook.com/bittylab or follow them on Twitter @Bittylab.
Miss Florida Junior Teen
Rebecca Markert is 2013 Miss Florida Junior Teen. Rebecca, 16 years old and a student at Pope John Paul II High School in Boca Raton, lives with her family in Delray Beach, Florida. New to pageants, Rebecca is thrilled to have been part of the entire Miss Florida Junior Teen experience and ecstatic that she won! She is hoping her title will allow her to bring awareness to the Little Smiles organization and help open new doors within the entertainment industry. Her aspiration is to one day be an actor in TV and film. She will compete in the National American Miss pageant in November. Learn more about Rebecca Markert at RebeccaMarkert.com.
C & G Catering is an established catering and event planning business serving the South Florida market from Boynton Beach to Miami. C&G Catering founded in 2011 with the vision of creating a delicious meal using the freshest and most natural ingredients at an affordable price. C&G came to BlueIvy Communications with the request of having us develop and draft a letter to potential customers (residential and business) telling them more about the company, offerings and products. Learn more at CandGCatering.com.
SloBody – conditioning infused yoga(tm) – is a trademarked workout method that strengthens, lengthens, and opens your body. They bring new life to old school conditioning (squats, lunges, core work, push ups) by blending them with yoga postures and breath awareness for a workout that builds: strength, awareness, flexibility, and mobility. SloBody has been operating in Seattle since 2000 – running its own studio locations as well as partnering with many companies, corporate facilities and health clubs. In 2013, SloBody is coming to South Florida and bringing healthy vibrant living and excellence in teaching! Learn more at www.SloBody.com.
Signs Now Boca Raton
Worthy Spaces is a South Florida-based professional organization business that handles residential and commercial projects. Founded in 2012 by Professional Organizer Michelle Worthington, the company offers a variety of services for individuals, families and businesses, including de-cluttering, unpacking and organization of the home (closets, kitchens, pantries, bathrooms, home office, bedrooms, playrooms and garages; office and desk organization, filing system organization, design and implementation, and paperless office conversion; as well as staging and purchasing. With the goal of helping her clients lead more organized, systemized and productive lives without stressing over the process, Worthington keeps Worthy Spaces customer-oriented and personal. Learn more at www.WorthySpaces.com.
Law Offices of Richard Tendler
Infrasweat is a proven yet cutting-edge wellness concept that delivers Infrared heat directly to the human body. The Infrared technology delivers a range of benefits, including detoxification, increased blood circulation, skin purification, relaxation, weight loss, and pain relief. Unlike traditional saunas that heat the air, the Infrared sauna directly heats you, which lowers the amount of toxins in your system to help restore health and balance to your body! Just 30 minutes a day at Infrasweat will allow you to detoxify the body, burn calories, strengthen your heart, improve your skin, help you relax, and so much more! Infrasweat in Delray Beach, Florida, will offer numerous personal saunas as well as refreshments for purchase. Opening in Delray’s famed Pineapple Grove, Infrasweat brought on BlueIvyCommunications to handle PR surrounding the grand opening! Learn more at Infrasweat.com.
Bellissima Baby & The Chair Pocket Factory
Bellissima Baby and The Chair Pocket Factory are both home-grown businesses founded and run by Lindsay Leventhal, a former elementary school teacher and stay-at-home mom. Running her businesses quietly, Leventhal got a jolt of fresh air and new life into both following a fantastic business section placement in the Palm Beach Post – thanks to BlueIvy Communications. Both businesses were put on the map and Leventhal had to start thinking about “what’s next” and how to keep up with the demand. Learn more at BellissimaBaby.com and TheChairPocketFactory.com.
Women’s Development Network 2.0
As an early member of the South Florida based women’s business organization – Women’s Development Network 2.0 – BlueIvyCommunications quickly agreed to take on the group’s communications efforts, including PR outreach, business profiles, and writing. Women Development Network 2.0 is a group designed by professional women for professional women. Its primary purpose is to exchange qualified business referrals and bring networking to a new level by implementing and taking advantage of the new technology available. Learn more at www.womendevnet.com.
CrossFit Hardcore North “The Locker Room”
CrossFit Hardcore North “The Locker Room” opened in Royal Palm Beach, Florida during the summer of 2012 and was looking for some media exposure for the Box’s grand opening celebration, which included nearly 200 attendees, a charity component, numerous vendors, and more. With less then a week to tell the story, in came BlueIvy Communications, which secured media placements for the new CrossFit location and its owners in the Palm Beach Post, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, and on Examiner.com. Interested in working out or learning more? Visit CrossFit Hardcore North “The Locker Room.”
Integrated Holistic Medicine
Integrated Holistic Medicine (IHM) is a Boca Raton-based acupuncture and chinese medicine clinic that truly treats the whole being. Led by practitioners Carlos and Su, IHM integrates various natural medical modalities to suit one’s individual needs within the context of his or her life. Services offered at the clinic, include: Acupuncture, Facial Rejuvenation, Meditation, Qi Gong, Cupping Massage, Moxibustion, Heat Therapy, Sintergetica, Aromatherapy and more. The newly opened clinic brought on BlueIvyCommunications to manage all PR around its launch and to introduce it to the local media and potential customers. Learn more at www.ihmhealing.com.
SAMANDHEL Corp is an Import/Export company based in South Florida that serves clients around the globe, with extensive experience in South America, China. The company is made up of experienced purchasing, quality and manufacturing professionals driven to provide their customers with the best products and personalized service. SAMANDHEL was initially created in response to company’s needs to improve their negotiation processes and purchasing terms in order to keep up with the current market demands. Thanks to SAMANDHEL’s more than 10 years of experience in international sourcing and industrial project development, coupled with the power of new technologies, its clients have been able to access the most competitive markets to acquire strategic products. Learn more at www.samandhel.com.
Miami Portable Cooling
Miami Portable Cooling is a distributor of small, medium or large cooling devices that are available for rent or sale. They cover the South Florida market and help businesses, employees, guests, customers and individuals “stay cool”! The product – Port-A-Cool – is an amazing portable cooler, which offers many exciting versatile options for portable cooling when standard air-conditioning may be unavailable, impractical or cost prohibitive. Cooling products provide air that makes you comfortable at work or at play. Another benefit of Miami Portable Cooling’s products is the extremely low operational cost (less than $1.00 per day). Miami Portable Cooling brought on BlueIvyCommunications to help obtain some exposure for the local business prior to the hot Florida summer months! Learn more at www.miamiportablecooling.com.
CrankNut is an independently owned and operated service organization dedicated to the on-site repair of cell phones, iPods, computers and electronic devices. Located store in Boynton Beach, FL, CrankNut offers speedy on-site repairs for all smart phones, computers, and many other types of electronic gadgets. BlueIvyCommunications came on board to help develop a press release, media alert and pitch regarding the store’s opening and ribbon cutting ceremony. BlueIvyCommunications quickly secured a placement in the South Florida Business Journal. Learn more at www.CrankNut.com.
National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association (NTSAD)
The National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association (NTSAD) is one of the oldest patient advocacy groups in the country. The organization focuses on funding research, supporting over 500 families and individuals worldwide, and raising awareness to prevent disease. Today, NTSAD is recognized as a leading non-profit patient group with a demonstrated commitment to service, science and support. The NTSAD brought on BlueIvyCommunications to handle PR and Communications surrounding the non-profit organization’s 34th Annual Family Conference held in Orlando, FL in April 2012. BlueIvyCommunications was charged with getting the word out locally as well as nationally on the conference, the topics being discussed, the research being reported, and the attendees. Learn more at www.NTSAD.org.
DryClean To Go
DryClean To Go is a South Florida-based pick-up and delivery laundry service. Started by two successful female entrepreneurs, DryClean To Go’s top priority is to provide its customers with the highest quality cleaning, outstanding customer service and convenience to make your life easier. DryClean To Go uses the latest technology so that customers have quick access to their accounts, can easily check their order status, balance, and history, as well as update their information and even schedule a service. DryClean To Go is unique in its service offerings (no minimums for pick-up and no membership fees!), great customer service and innovative use of technology. The Company reached out to BlueIvyCommunications to help increase exposure in South Florida (specifically southern Palm Beach and northern Broward counties) via traditional and social media. To learn more about DryClean To Go, please visit www.mydrycleantogo.com.
The Mathew Forbes Romer Foundation
The Mathew Forbes Romer Foundation emerged in 1998 — inspired by the strength of a little boy with a fatal genetic disease — to lead the fight for education, quality assurance, and research of children’s genetic diseases of the brain. The Foundation’s mission is to promote and lead critical awareness, testing, counseling, and research initiatives that hold promise for the prevention and eventual cure of fatal children’s genetic diseases of the brain. To celebrate the Foundation’s 13th anniversary, a “Sweetness and Laughter” Gala will be held on February 12, 2012 in Boca Raton, Florida. BlueIvyCommunications was brought on as a partner and tasked with managing communications, PR and social media for the event. To learn more about the foundation and upcoming gala, please visit www.mfrfoundation.org.
Critton, Luttier & Coleman, LLP
The Law Firm of Critton, Luttier & Coleman (CLC Law) is based in South Florida and specializes in commercial litigation, personal injury and domestic needs. The firm and its team of complex litigation lawyers secured BlueIvy Communications to assist in maintaining and editing CLC’s website, social media pages, eNewsletter, blogs and more. Through more consistent and proactive media relations and communications, it is CLC’s goal to share news, updates, perspectives from the firm’s partners, and results more frequently with clients as well as colleagues in the law industry around the state of Florida. For more information, please visit www.lawclc.com.
Bethesda Next is an organization created with the intention of introducing local, young professionals to the Bethesda Hospital Foundation, an organization charged with raising funds to create and maintain the values of Bethesda Memorial Hospital. Bethesda Next was developed by a group of likeminded individuals – all with their own unique connection to the hospital. Bethesda Next brought on BlueIvyCommunications to help get the word out on its first annual White Party, being held October 14, 2011 in Boynton Beach, FL. BlueIvyCommunications assisted the Bethesda Next team with social media and traditional media outreach, messaging prep and general communications. Learn more at www.BethesdaNext.com.
Lynn University, an independent, co-ed, residential liberal arts university located in Boca Raton, FL, was seeking a communications partner to help the school re-brand its admission materials (brochures, letters, postcards, etc.) in 2011. Learn more at www.lynn.edu.
Cancer Sensibility Foundation and CancerShopUSA.com
BlueIvyCommunications was secured by Dr. Melanie Bone, a gynecologist, mother of four and breast cancer survivor based in West Palm Beach, FL, to handle communications and public relations for her brand as well as the Cancer Sensibility Foundation and CancerShopUSA.com, an online store featuring more than 300 practical and needed products specifically made for cancer patients. BlueIvyCommunications immediately got to work developing press releases, media pitches, product fact sheets, informational documents and brochures for the Foundation and CancerShopUSA.com. Learn more about the Foundation at www.cancersensibility.org and its sister site at www.CancerShopUSA.com.
Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County secured BlueIvyCommunications on a retainer basis with the goal of enhancing the organization’s web presence. BlueIvyCommunications was tasked with writing, editing and organizing content received from the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County’s diverse and impressive group of departments and agencies. Once launched, the site will serve as a place for members of the Palm Beach County Jewish community to visit and gain insight on the programs and opportunities available to them in Palm Beach. Learn more at www.jewishpalmbeach.org.
BlueIvyCommunications serves as PrimeTime Amusements’ communications partner, providing strategic PR support, social media management (twitter and facebook), as well as general communications support (writing and editing). Looking to raise the company’s profile globally and garner positive attention for new partnerships, PrimeTime Amusements brought on BlueIvyCommunications with the objective to “win.” Since starting work with PrimeTime, BlueIvyCommunications has created a managed a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony in partnership with Johnny Rockets and GameRoom in addition to securing media coverage in a variety of local and national news outlets, including the South Florida Sun-Sentinel and South Florida Business Journal, as well as trade magazines, including Vending Times, RePlay Magazine, PlayMeter Magazine and Tourism, Attractions & Parks Magazine. Learn more about PrimeTime Amusements at www.primetimeamusements.com.
Junction International, a full-service provider of multilingual translation and cross-cultural communications solutions for global businesses and organizations, brought on BlueIvyCommunications as its PR partner to help market the company’s expertise and experience while securing positive media coverage. BlueIvyCommunications immediately got to work and developed a PR plan with the following priorities: Editing and rewriting of existing articles so that they are in media- and customer friendly format; Securing exposure for Junction International President and CEO Claudia Waitman as an expert resource; Obtaining positive media coverage in business journals, newspapers and trade publications; Drafting case studies; and Proactively communicating new account wins, partnerships and updates as appropriate. To date, BlueIvyCommunications has already secured placements in the South Florida Business Journal (Junction’s number 1 goal) and on b-to-b site Biz2Credit.com. Learn more about Junction International at www.junctioninternational.com.
Chiropractic and Sports Rehabilitation Institute
Two years after opening the Chiropractic and Sports Rehabilitation Institute in Boynton Beach, FL, Dr. David Rudnick was looking for a new and innovative way to educate and inform his patients on medical findings, health and wellness; as well as reach an expanded market of patients. That’s where BlueIvyCommunications came in. BlueIvyCommunications worked with Dr. Rudnick on developing a professional and informative newsletter, filled with rich content as well as updates on his practice, and made available to both existing and potential new patients. BlueIvyCommunications designed, researched and wrote content for the newsletter. Further, BlueIvyCommunications managed the printing, addressing and mailing of the monthly newsletter. Already, the Chiropractic and Sports Rehabilitation Institute has seen an increase in new patients thanks to the newsletter! Learn more at www.drdavidrudnick.com.
Inspiration University is an organization based in South Florida that is focused on helping women achieve their best professionally, physically and emotionally. Founded by Valerie Stuut and Vicky Pestrichelli, Inspiration University (IU) identifies itself as a place for female professionals to receive the support and tools they need to advance in their careers, grow their businesses, get healthy and get the motivation they need to make it all happen. Vicky and Valerie brought on BlueIvyCommunications as the organization’s agency of record to help reach local media in South Florida and gain positive press for the Inspiration University League, bi-annual convention and job fair. Learn more about Inspiration University at www.inspiration-university.com.
OK Generators has been in business in South Florida for over three decades! However, the company had never done any proactive PR outreach showcasing President Bob Birdsong’s knowledge and expertise. That changed when OK Generators hired BlueIvyCommunications with the goal of making OK Generators the expert resource on hurricane preparedness, generator installation and maintenance. BlueIvyCommunications quickly introduced OK Generators to the South Florida media and worked to secure media interviews and placements in various outlets, including a feature story in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel and an editorial in Disaster Recovery Journal by Bob Birdsong. Learn more at www.okgenerators.com.
“You Can’t Get To Heaven Wearing Tight Shoes” by Dr. Patricia Darlington
Dr. Patricia Darlington, author of “You Can’t Get To Heaven Wearing Tight Shoes,” had released her first book during the summer of 2010 but had delayed promoting it extensively because of a busy schedule. However, upon deciding it was time to get the word out about her funny yet insightful book on personal honesty, Dr. Darlington reached out to BlueIvyCommunications for help. BlueIvyCommunications handled all PR outreach and media relations for the book and Dr. Darlington, as well as securing book reviews on radio stations and blogs as well in print publications. Learn more at www.notightshoesinheaven.com.
Chabad of East Boca
The Chabad of East Boca, located in East Boca Raton, FL, offers a varity of programs, including adult education classes, community-wide Holiday celebrations, Jewish single’s events, hospital visitation, counseling and crisis intervention, the Bat Mitzvah club and other youth programs. Chabad of East Boca’s doors are open to all, regardless of background or affiliation. In order to share this message with the South Florida community, Rabbi Ruvi New brought on BlueIvyCommunications to assist with PR outreach, general writing and communications, as well as social media management. BlueIvyCommunications is also assisting the Chabad in reaching out to potential sponsors for upcoming Holiday events. Learn more about the Chabad of East Boca at www.chabadbocabeaches.com.