Argyle Communications named CPRS Don Rennie Memorial Award winner

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, June 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) named Argyle Communications as the recipient of the 2013 Don Rennie Memorial Award. Argyle's president, Daniel Tisch APR, FCPRS, accepted a framed certificate and cash award on behalf of the award-winning agency during the CPRS National Awards Gala in Gatineau, QC on June 11.

Argyle Communications was recognized for its communications strategy developed for the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities. This strategy, through the use of an innovative approach, helped engage students in a discussion about Ontario tuition.

"Argyle Communications believes passionately in public relations for the public interest, and that's why it's a great honour to accept Canada's highest award in public sector communication," said Daniel Tisch, APR, FCPRS, President of Argyle Communications.

The Award is presented annually in memory of Don Rennie, a CPRS member who helped change the face of government communications in Canada through his pivotal role in developing and introducing a new communications policy that would span all departments of the Federal Government.

The Don Rennie Memorial Award was one of six Major Awards presented this year. The Major Awards recognize exceptional involvement in the public relations profession and candidates are nominated by peers.

About CPRS
Founded in 1948, the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) is a not-for-profit organization whose members are engaged in the practice, management or teaching of public relations. Members work to maintain the highest standards and to share a uniquely Canadian experience in public relations. CPRS is a federation of more than 1,800 members across 14 Member Societies based in major cities or organized province-wide.  For more information, visit our website: cprs.ca.

Image with caption: "Brendan Agnew-Iler (left) and Daniel Tisch APR, FCPRS of Argyle Communications accept the CPRS Don Rennie Memorial Award at the 2013 CPRS National Awards Gala. (CNW Group/Canadian Public Relations Society)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130619_C9646_PHOTO_EN_28256.jpg

SOURCE: Canadian Public Relations Society

For further information:

Bryan Sparks
Communications CPRS
416-239-7034
bsparks@cprs.ca


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