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Denver PR Moves
April 23, 2014, 8:41 am
Filed under: Barefoot PR, Cactus, Dovetail, Jobs, Linhart
  • Cactus has hired Jenny Topolosky as PR manager. Topolosky joins the agency from IMA.
  • The City of Arvada has hired Maria VanderKolk as communications manager. VanderKolk previously was the PIO at Adams County School District 14.
  • dovetail solutions has hired Mary Kusek as a client services associate. Kusek most recently was assistant director for media relations at the Univiersity of Texas at Austin.
  • Avnet has hired Julie Wagoner as web & social media specialist. She previously was a social media specialist at Bellco.
  • Linhart PR has promoted Tim Streeb to senior account director.
  • Barefoot PR has added Jamie Bradley as a senior associate.


Man Therapy … When Denial Just Isn’t Enough
July 11, 2012, 2:30 pm
Filed under: Cactus

Cactus has teamed with the State of Colorado and a local non-profit to create the Man Therapy Campaign, which uses “humor to cut through stigma and tackle issues like depression, divorce and even suicidal thoughts head on, the way a man would do it.”

“Colorado currently has the 6th highest suicide rate in the nation,” notes Jarrod Hindman, director of Colorado’s Office of Suicide Prevention. “Men between the ages of 25 and 54 represent a significant portion of suicide deaths in the state, and the numbers are on the rise. It is clear that we have to do something to target this difficult to reach audience.”



SE2, Cactus Team Up for Healthcare Campaign
March 23, 2012, 2:53 pm
Filed under: Cactus, SE2

SE2 and Cactus have teamed up to launch Project Health Colorado, an innovative and first-of-its-kind-in-Colorado media campaign that encourages and enables a real-time, statewide dialogue about health care. More details are here.



Charter Names Cactus AOR
December 20, 2010, 8:48 pm
Filed under: Cactus

Charter Media, the advertising sales division of Charter Communications, named Cactus agency of record for branding, marketing and advertising.



Cactus Hires Three
November 12, 2010, 10:24 am
Filed under: Cactus, Jobs

Cactus has hired Katie Hearsum and Lee Lawrence as media coordinators and Chelsea Brooks as account coordinator.



Cactus Celebrates 20 Years
June 22, 2010, 8:21 am
Filed under: Cactus

Cactus is celebrating 20 years of “Sharp Ideas” with the launch of its new website. In June 1990, Joe Conrad, Dianna Fritzler and John Skrabec formed Cactus Communications, and over the past two decades the agency has grown from a three-person start-up into a 47-person full-service agency.



Cactus Sponsors 2nd Annual “Bike from Work Bash”
June 8, 2010, 9:15 am
Filed under: Cactus, Events

Time to break out the spandex – Cactus is celebrating “Bike to Work Day 2010″ with its second annual Bike from Work Bash on Wednesday, June 23 at 5 p.m. The Cactus soiree will feature “free beer from Breckenridge Brewery, wine from The Infinite Monkey Theorem, complimentary burritos from Illegal Pete’s, a bike check-up by Salvagetti’s, BMX stunts by the Yellow Designs Stunt Team, a bike polo demo by the Denver Mallet Mafia, free bike valet by Bike Denver, beats by DJs Pictureplane, poncie lifestyle and §creen§saver§ and live music by Zach Heckendorf.”

Click here for more information.




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