December 12, 2013
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“GIVE WHILE YOU LIVE, SO YOU KNOW WHERE IT GOES.”
“I’M AN AMERICAN BY CHOICE.”
“GIVING STARTS AT HOME AND BOCA RATON IS MY HOME.”
--Henrietta, Countess de Hoernle
BOCA RATON, FL (July 3, 2012) - The executive committee for the official Henrietta, Countess de Hoernle “Our Legend, Her Legacy” 100th Birthday Celebration (C100) has selected Kaye Communications, Inc. (www.kcompr.com) as the Official C100 Strategic Communications and Community and Media Relations Partner. The Boca Raton-based “Seriously Strategic!℠” integrated marketing and public relations firm that develops distinguishing and “game changing” brand strategies, multi-channel communications programs, messaging and supporting original content, and community engagement initiatives for local and national clients, will be providing the planning and implementation of strategic C100 messaging and communications, and community
Joe Maltese reports that Kaye Communications was selected for its longstanding expertise, proven track record, and impassioned on-going commitment to community engagement. The firm, which is also a C100 Sapphire Benefactor, will assist in empowering C100 leadership and other event partners in generating awareness of and engagement in the festivities planned to honor the Countess, sharing on-going C100 news updates, and helping fulfill the Countess’s personal 100th birthday wish of raising significant funds to benefit Boca Raton nonprofits. The firm has developed and presented a multi-audience and partner community partner focused plan, that includes event counsel and awareness outreach; local, regional, and national media relations; and its conception and development of an engagement plan for a communitywide initiative that includes the creation of a record-breaking birthday card and a “Red, White & Boca-Blue” Countess Appreciation Day.
“We are pleased and fortunate to have Kaye Communications in this vital communications role,” said Maltese. “Bonnie and Jon’s leading integrated communications capabilities and established business, nonprofit and civic relationships that are underscored by their embracing teamwork style and personal knowledge of and appreciation for the Countess’s philanthropic legacy are of great value to our historic C100 efforts.”
To learn more about the Countess, the gala, sponsorships, and tickets, as well as updates and how to participate in the “Red, White & Boca-Blue Countess Appreciation Day” festivities, visit www.countess100.org and www.youtube.com/user/Countess100Gala; “Friend” and “Like” Countess on Facebook (www.facebook.com/countess100), or call Gala Chair Isabelle K. Paul (561) 391-3424.
To learn more about Kaye Communications, headquartered at South City Plaza, 1515 South Federal Highway, Suite 103, Boca Raton, FL 33432; visit www.kcompr.com; email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 561-392-5166.
About Kaye Communications, Inc.
Kaye Communications, Inc. is a “Seriously Strategic!℠” integrated marketing and public relations firm that empowers companies and organizations of all sizes to grow and dominate their marketplace. Firm develops distinguishing and “game changing” brand strategies, multi-channel communications programs, market-relevant messaging and original content, and alliance building and community engagement initiatives for local, regional and national clients. Practice areas include consumer, business-to-business, and destination marketing; media relations; online and social media campaigns, and crisis communications supported by strategic copy writing and full-service graphic design. Client concentrations include healthcare; law; hotels/resorts/private clubs and restaurants; real estate; retail; large spectator and cultural events, nonprofits and government agencies. Management and creative teams reflect a broad professional history demonstrating first-hand understanding of both in-house corporate communications and public relations/marketing agency counsel.
About The C100 Birthday Gala: On Henrietta, Countess de Hoernle’s Birthday, Monday, September 24, 2012
To celebrate Henrietta, Countess de Hoernle’s immense selfless contributions to the community in royal style, the “Our Legend, Her Legacy” themed benefit gala will be held at Boca West Country Club with more than 700 dignitaries and community, business, and nonprofit leaders donned in black or white tie, military or Scottish equivalent, tiaras, regalia, and decorations for dinner, music, multi-media tributes, and reminiscing. The evening’s program will include a video retrospective and presentation of a gigantic birthday card signed by thousands from the community she has long supported.
Presented by the Order of St. John, Chaired Dame Isabelle K. Paul DCGSJ and Vice-Chair Dame Alyce E. Erickson DSJ with Honorary Chairs Christine Lynn and Barbara and Dick Schmidt, the event is being held as a benefit to fulfill the Countess’s 100th birthday
Managing her charitable work from her home since 1981 without any staff, the Countess de Hoernle has selflessly given away more than $40 million of her personal funds to local charities while serving on 16 boards of directors each year for more than 25 years, for more than 30 different charities in her lifetime. Serving as an indelible and inspiring role model of philanthropy with wisdom and grace, there are more than 40 buildings named in her honor throughout Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, New York and abroad. For more, visit www.countess100.org.
About The Presenting Sponsor:
The Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights Hospitaller, under Royal Charter and Constitution granted by His Late Majesty King Peter II of Yugoslavia is one of the oldest orders of chivalry in existence and has raised funds to benefit the sick and the poor of the world since 1048 A.D. The Countess is its patroness and holder of the Order’s Grand Cross of Justice and Medal of Merit. The gala on the occasion of her 100th birthday is organized by the OSJ Commandery of Florida, a not-for-profit charitable 501(c)(3), tax-exempt organization.
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