World Class Westmont
Grainger Terry provided strategic support to public affairs firm Sphere PR Group to promote the approval of the World Class Westmont development. This large mixed-use development provides an economic engine to the community of Westmont, as well as amenities to residents and visitors alike. But when the project was proposed, these benefits were not obvious and needed to be explained clearly to address concerns and remove road blocks that could derail this beneficial project. Grainger Terry worked on messaging, website development and direct mail. We worked to manage community input on the project, and developed strategies to address residents' concerns.
Catholics for the Cardinal
A group of concerned citizens were interested in showing their support for the Cardinal and reached out to Grainger Terry to help organize and coordinate supporters, as well as ensure the event was covered by the media. Multiple news outlets covered the event and over 15 news trucks were lined up to cover the event.
Bedi & Singer, LLP
After years of serving in the public defenders office, these seasoned attorneys were well positioned to take on the rigors of a new business. Start-up law firm Bedi & Singer reached out to Grainger Terry to assist with business strategy, from budgets and timelines, to identifying potential clients, Grainger Terry was there for them every step of the way.
Grainger Terry focused on customer acquisition, message and brand strategy for this VC-backed start-up, in addition to officially launching the company with an event that drew in more than 150 real estate agents.
Butter Baron POSSIBLY REMOVE
A nifty kitchen gadget that helps you store and spread sticks of butter. Grainger Terry hired vendors, revised the product, raised funds, managed funds, designed and wrote copy for the website and directed and produced the photo shoot.
Fifth Third Bank
T-Mobile - Cell Phones for Seniors
T-Mobile and Sheriff Tom Dart announced the launch of their partnership in the “Cell Phones for Seniors” program. As a partner in the Sheriff’s on-going program, T-Mobile will set up donation sites in Chicago, where used cell phones will be collected and recycled to provide a “lifeline” to senior citizens. The partnership was launched at Alderman Ray Suarez’s annual Senior Health Fair where over 500 hundred senior citizens gathered, many of whom received the first cell phone they have ever owned.
Utilize Celebrity Appearances
Steve "Mongo" McMichael Tackles iHobby Expo
Known to sports enthusiasts as the starting defensive lineman on the 1985 Bears’ Super Bowl Championship Team, McMichael has been a long-time participant in the hobby industry and has become a role model for hobbyists who like to build their own models of cars, trains, planes, and boats. When Steve McMichael isn’t currently coaching the Chicago Slaughters, this six-foot-two, 270-pound former professional wrestler and NFL hero can be seen driving his over-sized RC car throughout his house and yard. Steve “Mongo” McMichael will be available for onsite interviews.
Celebrity appearances helped Meade Electric celebrate their 100th anniversary in style. Dan Hampton and Richard Dent signed autographs and mingled with guests. Thousands of people attended, and it was held at Soldier Field.
Win Elections and Create Policy
U.S. President Bill Clinton
Our XXX, Phil Molfese, worked on opposition resarch during the Clinton campain. Collectiving, gathering, analyzing, research in multiple states to help give the campaign an edge in the election against his components.
Stop Scary Government Spending
Zombies have been spotted in multiple locations across downtown Chicago, along Washington and Dearborn Streets from Daley Plaza to Michigan Avenue. Not your typical brain-hungry flesh-eating zombies, these zombies are looking to gobble up your tax dollars. The zombies are followed by representatives of Scott Lee Cohen, Independent candidate for Governor, passing out information about “scary” government spending.