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Hey Chicago businesses: May 1 launches a new round of the Chicago Charity Challenge competition. Sign up now for a fun way to give to charity and improve team building! Don't miss out bit.ly/chichasignup
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Giving to charity isn't only good for your business' marketing and PR efforts. It's a platform to engage your staff.
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My friend Shia gets to cover all the good stories! 
 
Susan Sher, a former aide to Michelle Obama who works at the University of Chicago, was in the audience for Moore's moving speech on being different.
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Selling your house in the spring? Follow client +VHT Studios -- featured today in the Chicago Tribune for marketing tools that put a spin on selling homes.
Today's gamers and Pinterest fans are tomorrow's home shoppers, and technology, real estate and retail firms are coming together to capture the market.
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Chicago TV Journalists' credibility is being questioned too. See the #ChicagoNews reporters debate over "naming rights" for WTTW's  Ponce  
If you're a news junkie like I am, you might enjoy seeing journalists Phil Vettel, Mark Caro, Phil Rosenthal, Neil Steinberg, Thomas Gibbons, David Schaper, Bernie Tafoya, Kris Kridel, Sherman Kaplan, and (my former WXRT colleague) Charlie Meyerson engage in a debate over WTTW, Chicago's highly ...
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Wow. This is very cool.
 
Whether you’re deciphering a sign in Rio de Janeiro or negotiating with a shop owner in Berlin, Google Translate can be your guide. Starting today, you can instantly translate signs using your phone’s camera and the Translate app, available on Android and iOS: http://goo.gl/lVse9T
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These are great videos to help understand the impact of the Chicago Charity Challenge. Best of luck as you register more corporate teams for the 2015 Challenge!  Employees interested in having their colleagues join them in this cool competition should sign up at www.chicagochacha.org 
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Always fun to dream -- isn't it!
 
See which Chicagoans joined Michael Jordan--he's still from Chicago, right?--on the billionaire list.
See which Chicagoans made the financial magazine's latest ranking, released today.
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Marketer by day, musician and music video producer the rest of the time. Ladies and Gentlemen, Jay Moonah! 
 
Please watch and (if you're so inclined) share "Subway Blues", my new music video! #blues   #subwayblues   #musicvideo   #ttc   #toronto  
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Congratulations to +YMCA of Metro Chicago and +Rae Ulrich and the team for a great Grand Reveal last night at +Foglia YMCA of Metro Chicago 
Lake Zurich community leaders and others gathered Friday to celebrate the official debut of Foglia YMCA's latest construction project. Foglia's gymnasium expansion, which began last April, features a new basketball court with six additional hoops, climbing wall, ropes course and two, 1,000-square-foot multipurpose classroom areas.
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Selling your home during #Florida   #RealEstate season? Web appeal is the new curb appeal, so how are you marketing your listing? Great tips from Orlando Home + Garden and +VHT Studios 
With potential homebuyers searching the Internet first, it’s vital to present your home in the best light with professional photography.
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Develop PR & Marketing strategies to help clients communicate the value of their products & services to media, customers and prospects
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Media relationship-building, interviewing training, message development, writing, PR, marketing, listening
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  • Michelle Damico Communications
    Founder, 2008 - present
    If you need to get attention and coverage in the media, just contact me. I'll help you get positive news coverage. Learn more at www.michelledamico.com.
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I help organizations communicate the value they provide to their key audiences. Then I work with news reporters, producers and bloggers who want fresh compelling news about innovative businesses and nonprofits. I'm a former journalist. That's why I love media relations and I firmly believe in Doing what you love in the service of those who love what you do! 
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I'm an ace at getting clients news coverage and you can see their news at http://www.michelledamico.com/clients-news-coverage/. I'm a former broadcast news reporter/newscaster for Chicago's WXRT, WBEZ & WGN radio, so I've walked in reporters' shoes and understand their needs.
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    Communications
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October 22, 2014 Michael Ferro Chairman Chicago Sun-Times 350 N. Orleans St., 10th Floor Chicago, IL 60654 Dear Mr. Ferro: I’ve worked for a

Sun-Times Springfield bureau chief Dave McKinney resigns
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The news comes days after word that he had been sidelined in the wake of complaints from the Rauner campaign.

Chicago Food Blogs To Read: Dana Cree's The Pastry Department
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Dana Cree is the pastry chef at Blackbird and this week she was named a finalist for the “Outstanding Pastry Chef” James Beard Award. Her bl

Sears to close flagship State Street store - Chicago Sun-Times
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Sears will close its flagship store in the Loop in early April, a spokesman said Tuesday. The store’s 160 employees who are eligible will ge

20 minutes of Creativity Bliss #Inbound13 with @JasonKeath
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The Bold Talks are new this year at Hubspot's Inbound. They are the brainchild of Hubspot's Laura Fitton (@pistachio) and are 15-20 minute p

Food Network Serves PR Lessons in "Chopped" | Michelle Damico Communicat...
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Amitzur was one of four contestants and his creations were beautiful and — according to the judges — delicious, but his kitchen behavior and

Dad’s gone; time for Chinese food! - Chicago Sun-Times
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SUE ONTIVEROS: There’s not a whole lot to laugh about when you’re watching your father die of cancer, especially in those last weeks. You wi

Sneak Peek at "The 606" | Chicago Tonight | WTTW
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Click image to view photo gallery It's being dubbed the Millennium Park for the neighborhoods, set to open in 2014. On Tuesday, the final pl

Next step for Bloomingdale Trail: Creating an identity
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The planned 2.7-mile Bloomingdale Trail and five linked parks -- envisioned as an elevated pedestrian and bicycling corridor splashed with a

UNDER THE RADAR is Chosen by Princess Cruises to Produce Royal Princess ...
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UNDER THE RADAR is chosen by Princess Cruises to produce Royal Princess Naming Ceremony led by the Duchess of Cambridge as Godmother of the

Import Bookmarks from Safari into Google Chrome
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Import Bookmarks from Safari into Google Chrome. I used to use Safari to surf the Internet. Recently, I heard that there is another web brow

The Bloomingdale Ain’t No High Line — It’s Going to Be So Much Better | ...
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The High Line in New York City has been lauded for transforming abandoned freight rail tracks into an elevated walking path and park on the

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If the change of seasons motivates you to improve your health, here is some client news to get you moving. photo. Coach Brendan completed th

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Crocuses and snowdrops popping up in my garden signal spring's arrival. I also know it's spring because the phone is ringing — a LOT! Now mo

FirstWord Pharma
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FirstWord Pharma - Gain Access to the Information You Need Track the Companies, Products, and Regulatory Areas of Most Interest to You

Roger Ebert dies at 70 after battle with cancer - Chicago Sun-Times
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Roger Ebert loved movies. Except for those he hated. For a film with a daring director, a talented cast, a captivating plot or, ideally, all

Michelle Damico Communications | Chicago-based PR Expert for Excellent N...
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DSC_0231_2 You've come to the right place if you're seeking an expert to help you land news coverage for your product, business, organizatio

Dudes on Dance: the Alvin Ailey Edition
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The Auditorium Theatre invited three gentleman, who had either never seen dance before or had seen it and not liked it, to be our guests thi

BrainAttack Simplifies Treating Stroke Victims with Smartphone App
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In the emergency room, more than perhaps anywhere else, time is a precious commodity. A new app from a brother-sister team aims to help medi

It's everything you'd expect from a long-time, family-owned restaurant. The food is home cooked and done with care. The pastas are so delicious, especially with the arrabiata sauce. I love the hand-made gnocchi. And if you' have a big appetite, you have to try the pork chop. Massive. Excellent salads -- beets with walnuts are my favorite. Plus, great seafood and a to-die for Tiramisu. Plus, during white sox games, call ahead to make sure they've got a table for you. You won't be sorry for trying Franco's.
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