We want to send out our heartfelt thanks to executive director Helen Fields and her board of directors at the South Carolina Ovarian Cancer Foundation for their trust in our agency to bring new energy and clarity to their primary communications materials.
Last week one of our oldest and most sustaining client relationships ended. I saw it coming months ago. Our key contact had been dismissed in the summer, and no one had been specifically assigned as our go-to person.
This blog was on my mind several weeks prior to Clemson’s win over Ohio State in the CFP semi-final. It’s great the Tigers are advancing the the Championship game, but even a loss to the Buckeyes wouldn’t have derailed my intentions.
On December 22, the SHiFTers gathered at Mike’s house to celebrate another great year and to enjoy social time. 5 SHiFTers plus 4 spouses enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and music followed by dinner at Rick Erwin’s Eastside. A prominent topic of conversation was Kerstin, our copywriter, who was nine months pregnant and glowing. The party marked Kerstin’s last day at SHiFT before her maternity leave though Mike tried to convince her to stay through the end of the year. After all, the baby wasn’t coming until January 6th. Or so we thought.
So that’s my son Sam and me on New Year’s Day, 2000. We didn’t go to the grocery store to buy that paper; it was in our driveway that morning. Most local, middle class households subscribed to the Greenville News.