In the past hour or so, you most likely turned on the television or swiped through social media. Right? You were looking to see if there were any updates about the coronavirus pandemic and how our state is handling the situation. Has our region met the criterion to begin reopening? How much longer do businesses have to stay closed?
As we wait for updates regarding the process of gradually returning to normalcy, we would like to share some good news. Baker Public Relations clients have been busy working on their post-pandemic plans, making sure safety measures are in place for employees and customers, building their brands, and sharing positive messages.
Here are some of their stories that have been in the news:
Catherine Hover of Palette in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. and Schenectady, N.Y. shed light on what it means to be a community and the support that it brings. Read “Together, We Are A Community” on Buzzfeed.
Mohawk Honda and Mohawk Chevrolet shifted plans for their annual pet adoption clinics. This year, they made sure Humane Society animals were available for adoption virtually. News10 ABC previewed the pets. If you’re all about seeing cute cats and dogs, you’ll want to watch the story here.
But that’s not all the dealerships have done. They have also been providing customers with virtual concerts on Facebook Live, featuring “American Idol” finalist Madison Vandenburg. One of them was covered by The Daily Gazette.
Turning to HPA LiveWell, covered in NYmetroparents.com, Julie Morison, PH.D. — a licensed psychologist in Albany, N.Y. — talked about how parents can manage their mental health during quarantine. Read her tips here.
And to wrap this up, what’s better than a story about giving back? Redemption Church held a no-contact drive-thru food pantry at SUNY–Schenectady to help those in need. The Times Union Newspaper published a preview of the event.
The college was also the location of a food drive led by Schenectady County, the Schenectady Foundation, and The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York. The Times Union Newspaper covered that as well, showing hundreds of people in their cars waiting to receive food.
If your business or organization has an uplifting story you would like to share, contact Baker Public Relations for media relations services. We are pleased and grateful to share such positive news, especially on a #FeelGoodFriday.