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Megan’s Mowdown

By | Enewsletter, April 2013 | No Comments

Supporting mum of three – Megan Healey on her journey from Melbourne to Sydney by providing the lawn mower she will ride on, is one of Llewellyn Communications’ clients – Briggs & Stratton. 42-year-old Megan is affected daily by her aggressive form of multiple sclerosis, which prevents her from completing the most basic of everyday tasks, from getting dressed to cooking for and taking care of her three young children. Megan plans to ride her Ferris mower from Melbourne to Sydney in May 2013 to raise awareness of how disabilities…

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Lawn Power

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We recently created a set of lawncare information and tips for Victa, an idea that we knew had great potential to achieve a significant amount of media attention. It was a great opportunity to get Victa’s name out in the public eye, as well as providing the public with useful information. When putting together the information, the team at Llewellyn Communications sought the professional input of garden guru and horticulturalist Adam Woodhams to raise the profile – not to mention credibility – of the piece and therefore maximise coverage. We…

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Hot weather

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The hot weather has done wonders for our client Swimart, with many newspapers running articles on a recent survey we developed for Swimart, plus top tips for keeping pools in great shape. It’s the result of a media release we put together for summer. If the steamy weather has been detrimental to your normally crystal clear pool water, read more about water imbalances in the most recent newsletter we wrote for Swimart: http://www.swimart.com.au/news/e-newsletters/january-2013/618

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Front page news!

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Three-year-old Felix is just one of many cochlear implant recipients we have achieved wonderful media coverage for over the past five years since we began working with Cochlear Ltd. Last year’s 30th anniversary celebration of the world’s first commercial cochlear implant was given extensive media coverage across major newspapers and television and radio stations around Australia. Read more about Felix, who can now enjoy the sounds of his family splashing and laughing in the pool this summer (thanks to his new Cochlear Nucleus Aqua Accessory) in this story by the…

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Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grants

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In celebration of Rheem’s 75th Anniversary, Apprentice Plumber Grants were awarded to 75 apprentice plumbers who were most in need of financial support. Designed to thank the Australian plumbing industry for its ongoing support and to invest in its skills future, applications were open to apprentice plumbers of all ages and from all areas of Australia. Announced in September 2012, the winners each received $1000 to help them pay for tools, education, bills or fuel to get to and from work. Recipients of the grants received extensive media attention after…

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Victa Summer Lawn Care Survey

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Playtime on the lawn is still an Aussie favourite this summer, according to the recent Summer Lawncare Survey we did for Victa, with nearly 80 per cent of respondents indicating this was their lawn’s primary use. While classic games like backyard cricket and croquet were the most popular sporting activities, more than half of respondents said they used their lawn for dining and/or entertaining guests. “Lawns are part of the fabric of Australian society,” says Laura Clarke from Victa. “It’s great to see them still being used by families to…

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