What's New at Ashire Communications

Ashire Generates Valuable Attention for Clients
Marketing Communications for Nonprofits
And Other Great Causes

Elliot Grossman, President
egrossman@ashire.net / 513-240-9801 / Loveland, Ohio
School shootings can be prevented. So says psychologist Peter Langman is his new book, School Shootings: Understanding High School, College and Adult Perpetrators. This Newsweek article offers a great synopsis of Dr. Langman's findings about how to spot potential shooters before it's too late. Other media appearances include a St. Louis radio station and a Danbury, Connecticut newspaper. A guest column by Dr. Langman appeared in the Rockford, Illinois Register-Star. Ashire is helping to promote the book and Dr. Langman's expertise as a speaker and trainer. January 2015
Ashire generated widespread news coverage of the 25th anniversary event in Cincinnati for the Americans with Disabilities Act, which featured a march, a birthday cake, speakers and more.  Local 12, Channel 9, Channel 19, City Beat and The Cincinnati Enquirer covered the event. Ahead of time, The Enquirer published our guest columns, devoting three pages to the ADA. Three broadcast shows interviewed our committee members, including WLWT’s Issues and WKRC’s Newsmakers with Dan Hurley. WVXU-FM devoted an entire hour to the topic with this segment and this one too, something it rarely does. This article appeared on the front page of all editions of The Hometown Enquirer. Ashire wrote this news release. July 2015
Ashire promoted the October AARP Life Reimagined event at the Sharonville Convention Center. WVXU-FM aired 45 minutes of interviews with our organizers and speakers, including Chris Gardner, the inspiration for "The Pursuit of Happyness," starring Will Smith. Fox 19 and WCPO-TV, also aired interviews. We wrote this story for AARP PR materials. The story also appeared in The Cincinnati Herald, the Dayton Defender, the Loveland Herald, Senior Life and AboutGreaterCincinnati.Com. October 2015
After Fidel Castro died, Ashire arranged for Tom Hayes, Xavier University's business dean, to be interviewed by the Cincinnati area news media about the future of Cuba. Dr. Hayes, an expert about the changes in Cuba, has taken groups of students there. Hayes was interviewed by three TV stations: WKRC, WCPO and WLWT. November 2016
Ashire is promoting the Xavier AI Summit, part of the university's pioneering effort to accelerate the use of AI to improve health care. WVXU-FM, Cincinnati, aired a segment about the topic. The Associated Press distributed this story, WCPO.Com wrote this story and Healthcare IT News posted this story. August 2017
Ashire again created the annual report for The Children's Home of Cincinnati, this year focusing on its broad mission to serve children and young adults From Infancy to Independence. November 2017
Children, Inc., an educational nonprofit that serves Greater Cincinnati, has launched a $5 million capital campaign. Ashire is handling publicity. News coverage has included the River City News and Business Courier as well as WLWT-TV in Cincinnati. January 2018
With Ashire's assistance, two Cincinnati area nonprofits announced they had merged to form the Mill Creek Alliance. We held a fun and engaging kick-off event on the banks of the creek, with the leaders arriving by canoes. CityBeat newspaper featured the Mill Creek and the Mill Creek Alliance on its May 2018 cover. WVXU-FM aired this interview. Movers & Makers published this article. Western Hills Press and other Community Press newspapers placed the story on their front pages. March-May 2018
Cincinnati Edition on WVXU-FM in Cincinnati featured Securing the Future, an annual conference in Cincinnati for nonprofit leaders. Futurist Bob Johansen, the keynote speaker at the event, and Jenny Berg, executive director of the Leadership Council for Nonprofits, which is organizing the event, were interviewed. The Cincinnati Enquirer published Johansen's column. Ashire is publicizing the event. February 2018
Have you seen the latest annual report of The Children's Home of Cincinnati? The organization does amazing work, leading to better lives for more than 10,000 children and their  families. Ashire again had the honor of creating the annual report. December 2018