Sturges Word Dials Up New Biz With Verizon Wireless

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 9, 2012) – Verizon Wireless has tapped Sturges Word Communications to serve as its public relations partner in western Missouri and the state of Kansas. The Kansas City-based public relations and design firm will provide media relations support for new products and services, community relations programs and key initiatives in the region, such as Verizon’s recently announced expansion of 4G LTE service to several Kansas communities.

“Sturges Word is honored and delighted to add another strong brand to our client roster,” said Melissa Sturges, co-founder and principal at the firm. “We strive to do business with organizations that build better communities, and the high-quality service and vital connectivity Verizon Wireless provides to Kansas and Missouri is consistent with that goal.”

Sturges Word’s clients include the Ash Grove Cement Company, the Kansas Bioscience Authority, the Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City, the Downtown Council of Kansas City, the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, Hovey Williams LLP, Enterprise Bank & Trust, the Toy & Miniature Museum of Kansas City, HNTB, Kitchen Studio, and Tri-County Electric Cooperative.

Sturges Word Communications delivers inspiring results to organizations that build better communities in Kansas City, the Midwest and across the country. Founded in 1995 by Melissa Sturges and Linda Word, the firm helps clients meet their goals through branding, community relations, crisis communications, graphic design, public relations, social media strategy, strategic communications planning and web design. Sturges Word is the exclusive Kansas City partner in the Worldcom Public Relations Group, the largest partnership of independently owned public relations and integrated marketing firms in the world.

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