Habitat for Humanity Oakland County Honors Bianchi PR with ‘Golden Nail’ Award

Posted Dec. 4th 2009

TROY, Mich., Dec. 4, 2009 – The Oakland County affiliate of Habitat for Humanity has presented Bianchi Public Relations with a Golden Nail award for donated PR services in 2009.

“We were pleased to help Habitat for Humanity Oakland County with its public and media relations needs this year,” said James Bianchi, president of the PR firm. “Everybody knows the Habitat for Humanity name but not everyone is aware of all that they do for the community. We feel it was important to help get that message out.”

Bianchi PR provided assistance to Habitat for Humanity Oakland County on a variety of projects this year, including the Building on Faith and Business Builds Hope blitz build events and the organization’s first “Deals and Denim” networking event. In addition, the PR firm helped Habitat Oakland County gain recognition for its LEED® platinum certified house in Pontiac, Mich. – the first affordable home in Oakland County and sixth (affordable or market rate) in Michigan to receive this designation.

Habitat for Humanity Oakland County was established in 1994. Since then, over 20,000 donors and volunteers have built approximately 100 homes for more than 300 people. Habitat for Humanity concentrates its work in Oakland County on neighborhood transformation in Pontiac. For more information, visit www.habitatoakland.org.

An award-winning PR agency based in Troy, Mich. and founded in 1992, Bianchi Public Relations is among the largest PR firms in Michigan, according to PRWeek magazine’s rankings of top public relations agencies. Offering national reach and local specialization, the firm is an affiliate of The PR Collective, a public relations network of more than 25 independent agencies across North America.

With special expertise in the business-to-business realm, the firm has represented clients in the aftermarket, association, automotive, consulting, defense, design, e-business, education, engineering, industrial, legal, manufacturing, not-for-profit, professional services and technology sectors. For more information, visit www.bianchipr.com or call 248-269-1122.

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Jim Bianchi