Katy Varney Named PRWeek Champion of PR

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MP&F Partner Katy Varney was among 40 women nationwide recognized by PRWeek as Champions of PR, for her coalition-building, government affairs and communications work. Read more below or by clicking here. From helping defeat an ill-advised English-only referendum that would have been a national embarrassment to literally saving the life of a battered wife on Tennessee’s death row, Katy Varney is proof that effective PR pros can do great things. In her 24 years as partner at MP&F Public Relations in Nashville, Varney has built a strong background in government affairs, communications, and building coalitions. She’s led grassroots campaigns supporting a … Read More

Metro Nashville Public Works Partners With Kroger for America Recycles Day

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America Recycles Day

Metro Nashville Public Works, Waste Management and the Tennessee Department of Transportation partnered with all Davidson County Kroger stores to celebrate America Recycles Day today. The first 250 customers at each store received a free, reusable grocery bag at the checkout counter. The purpose of the partnership was to educate Kroger shoppers about items that can and cannot be recycled curbside, with a focus on plastic bags. “We’re so thankful that Kroger has helped us raise awareness about the importance of correctly recycling items at home,” said Sharon Smith, director of the Metro Beautification and Environment Commission. “Recycling is an … Read More