ALS Canada Wins Mercury Award
February 08, 2007
The ALS Society of Canada has won a Silver Mercury Award for their publication titled "Research News" in the 20th Annual International MERCURY 2006/07 Awards competition.
More than 900 entrants competed from 21 countries for the prestigious Mercury award honouring excellence in public relations and corporate communications.
Research News is a new publication by the ALS Society of Canada, whose purpose is to give hope to people living with ALS by providing information about ALS and neuromuscular research in Canada, the U.S., Europe and abroad.
The newsletter is sent to people with ALS, ALS board members, staff, caregivers, donors, and families of those with ALS to keep them up-to-date with the latest ALS research.
Established in 1987, the Mercury Awards are presented by the International Academy of Communications Arts and Sciences, a 500-member group of leading practitioners in the communications field.
The awards celebrate creativity, originality, determination, functionality and innovative thinking across 290+ categories and classifications. Award recipients range from large PR firms to not-for-profit organizations, and unique individual efforts.
“We are thrilled at having won the Silver Mercury Award for our Research News publication,” says Bobbi Greenberg, director of communications, ALS Society of Canada. “With all the new research developments in the ALS community, we hope that our publication will continue to provide hope, resources, and information for people with ALS, their families and their loved ones.”
Research News by the ALS Society of Canada is available in print and online here: Research News