Press Releases

DNA Presented at SCASA Conference

DNA Creative Communications (DNA), a public relations and marketing agency for nonprofits in Greenville, SC, presented Recruiting via Social Media at the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA) 2014 Personnel Fall Conference in Greenville on September 25.
“It is very important that school administrators are sharing appropriate, positive content about their districts on both […]

By |October 3rd, 2014|Blog, Katie Ward, News, Press Releases, Social Media|Comments Off on DNA Presented at SCASA Conference

Expanding Leadership Beyond Your Walls

DNA Creative Communications (DNA), in partnership with the Hollingsworth Funds, Community Foundation of Greenville and United Way of Greenville County, hosted Expanding Leadership Beyond Your Walls, the third of a four-part series of Shine the Light Nonprofit Forums (STL), on September 9.

“It was great to see so many organizations discussing how they can collaborate […]

By |September 15th, 2014|Blog, Greenville Nonprofits, Katie Ward, Nonprofit Seminars, Press Releases|Comments Off on Expanding Leadership Beyond Your Walls

DNA Welcomes Elissa Visotski to the Team

DNA Creative Communications (DNA) is pleased to welcome Elissa Visotski to their team as a graduate intern. Visotski graduated from the University of South Carolina (USC) in December with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and has previous non-profit experience.
“I am poised on the launching pad of my PR career, and I can’t wait […]

By |June 26th, 2014|Blog, News, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Welcomes Elissa Visotski to the Team

Nelson Appointed to GADC Board

The Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), the county-chartered organization tasked with promoting and enhancing the economic growth of Greenville County, has announced that Debbie Nelson has been appointed by Greenville County Council to an inaugural three-year terms on the GADC Board. Three other new board members join Nelson: Catherine Heigel, David Kelley and Charles […]

By |June 5th, 2014|Blog, News, Press Releases|Comments Off on Nelson Appointed to GADC Board

DNA Talks Small Businesses Marketing

Debbie Nelson, founder and principal of DNA Creative Communications (DNA), the Upstate’s leading marketing and public relations firm for nonprofit organizations, presented at the Bank of Travelers Rest Spring Joint Advisory Board Luncheon on May 20.

“I am always honored to share my experiences with the Greenville small business community,” said Nelson. “Incorporating marketing and […]

By |June 2nd, 2014|Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Talks Small Businesses Marketing

Winners of SCPRSA Mercury Awards

DNA Creative Communications (DNA) received four awards at the last night’s South Carolina Public Relations Society of America (SCPRSA) Mercury Awards ceremony that was held in Charleston. DNA was recognized for their exceptional programs and projects they implemented for their clients over the 2013 year.

In the Mercury Award category, DNA was recognized with one award:

Integrated […]

By |April 25th, 2014|Blog, Debbie Nelson, Greenville Nonprofits, Press Releases|Comments Off on Winners of SCPRSA Mercury Awards

DNA Presents at SCANPO Nonprofit Conference in Charleston

DNA Creative Communications (DNA), the Upstate’s leading marketing and public relations firm for nonprofits, presented Get Your Nonprofit House in Order: Human Resources and Finance Strategies at the 2014 South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations (SCANPO) Summit in February.

“Due to the success of this presentation during our Shine the Light on Your Nonprofit session […]

By |February 12th, 2014|Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Presents at SCANPO Nonprofit Conference in Charleston

DNA Presents to SC Recreation and Parks Association in Greer

DNA Creative Communications (DNA), the Upstate’s leading marketing and public relations firm for nonprofits, presented Telling and Selling Your Story to the South Carolina Recreation and Parks Association (SCRPA) at their Southern Leisure Management and Trends Conference in Greer.

“We were honored to address this group of statewide leaders,” said Debbie Nelson, founder and president […]

By |January 27th, 2014|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Presents to SC Recreation and Parks Association in Greer

DNA Receives Six SCIABC 2013 Palmetto Awards

DNA Creative Communications (DNA), a Greenville public relations and marketing firm, received six awards from the South Carolina chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (SCIABC) on November 7 in Columbia, SC.

“We are humbled and honored to have been recognized with six outstanding awards from the SCIABC,” said Debbie Nelson, president and founder […]

By |November 13th, 2013|News, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Receives Six SCIABC 2013 Palmetto Awards

Ward Joins DNA Creative Communications Team

DNA Creative Communications (DNA) recently welcomed Katie Ward, of Denton, MD, as new Account Coordinator to their team. Katie’s responsibilities include the overall service and profitability for non-profit accounts, specifically public relations and marketing materials.

“I’m looking forward to using my skills to benefit the greater Greenville community,” said Ward. “My experience as an intern […]

By |July 26th, 2013|Blog, News, Press Releases|Comments Off on Ward Joins DNA Creative Communications Team

Debbie Nelson Receives AAF Silver Medal Award

DNA Creative Communications is pleased to announce that founder and president of DNA Creative Communications, Debbie Nelson, was awarded the Silver Medal Award by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) of Greenville. The Silver Awards dinner took place May 15, 2013 at the Commerce Club.

The Silver Medal Award is the highest honor a local AAF […]

By |May 16th, 2013|Blog, News, Press Releases|Comments Off on Debbie Nelson Receives AAF Silver Medal Award

DNA’s Non-Profit Seminar Series Announced

DNA Creative Communications (DNA) is excited to announce that their 2013 “Shine the Light on Your Non-Profit” educational series will begin in June with its first session “The Funder/Grantee Dynamic: A Candid Conversation.”

“The Funder/Grantee Dynamic” will take place on Wednesday, June 13, 8:30 a.m.- noon, at the Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps […]

By |May 13th, 2013|News, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA’s Non-Profit Seminar Series Announced

SC Public Relations Awards given to DNA by SCPRSA

DNA Creative Communications (DNA) received six awards at the South Carolina Public Relations Society of America (SCPRSA) Run for the Mercury awards banquet that was held at The Loft at Falls Park in Downtown Greenville. DNA was recognized for their exceptional programs and projects they implemented for their clients over the 2012 year.

The banquet, […]

By |May 2nd, 2013|Greenville Nonprofits, Press Releases, Public Relations|Comments Off on SC Public Relations Awards given to DNA by SCPRSA

DNA Promotes Miller to Account Executive

DNA Creative Communications is pleased to announce the promotion of Merry Mac Miller to Account Executive. Miller’s responsibilities will include full-circle management and implementation of public relations and marketing strategies for her clientele in the nonprofit, higher education and community development industries. Miller notes:
Being able to partner with our clients and turn their needs […]

By |March 7th, 2013|Blog, News, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Promotes Miller to Account Executive

Morgan Named Director of Client Services

DNA Creative Communications is pleased to announce the promotion of Dana Morgan to Director of Client Services. She will be responsible for the expansion of new business opportunities for DNA as well as increasing the depth of public relations and marketing services provided to current clientele. Morgan notes:
This new opportunity will allow me to […]

By |February 18th, 2013|Blog, News, Press Releases|Comments Off on Morgan Named Director of Client Services

DNA Selects SC Children’s Theatre for 2013 Live Here Give Here

DNA Creative Communications (DNA) is pleased to announce that the South Carolina Children’s Theatre (SCCT) has been selected as the recipient of its 2013 LIVE HERE GIVE HERE (LHGH) annual pro-bono program.

As a DNA-led initiative now in its 4th year, LHGH aims to support and enhance a select nonprofit’s communications campaign through specialized services […]

By |February 13th, 2013|Greenville Nonprofits, News, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Selects SC Children’s Theatre for 2013 Live Here Give Here

DNA Honored on National Philanthropy Day

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) honored five Greenville companies for their contributions to the community on National Philanthropy Day on Nov. 15.

DNA Creative Communications, a full-service public relations, marketing and special events firm, was nominated for the Outstanding Corporate Citizen Award at the AFP awards luncheon, along with BB&T, Corley Plumbing, Michelin and […]

By |November 20th, 2012|Blog, News, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Honored on National Philanthropy Day

DNA accepting applications for 2013 Live Here Give Here Program

DNA Creative Communications (DNA) is now welcoming applications for its 2013 LIVE HERE GIVE HERE (LHGH) pro-bono program. Through the year-long initiative, DNA donates its services to strategically support a nonprofit’s annual communications campaign.
“LHGH is much more than a pro-bono service; it’s a partnership,” noted Debbie Nelson, Principal and Founder of DNA. “As we […]

By |November 15th, 2012|Blog, Non-Profit Resources, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA accepting applications for 2013 Live Here Give Here Program

DNA Creative Communications Recognized with Two MarCom Awards

DNA Creative Communications (DNA) recently received both a Gold MarCom and Honorable Mention award from the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals (AMCP). The Gold award recognized DNA’s exceptional efforts in the development of a brochure for Asbury Hills Camp & Retreat Center. The literature was created as a part of an annual campaign […]

By |November 8th, 2012|Blog, News, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Creative Communications Recognized with Two MarCom Awards

SC Independent Colleges and Universities Names Debbie Nelson to the Board of Trustees

Debbie Nelson, founder and principal of DNA Creative Communications, has been appointed to the board of trustees of the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU).
“I am so honored to have been named to the board of trustees of SCICU. Some of my biggest priorities are giving back to the community and advancing higher […]

By |November 1st, 2012|Blog, News, Press Releases|Comments Off on SC Independent Colleges and Universities Names Debbie Nelson to the Board of Trustees

DNA Seminar Empowers Nonprofits to Tell Their Stories

Greenville S.C. (October 29, 2012) – DNA Creative Communications (DNA), in collaboration with the Community Foundation of Greenville, the Hollingsworth Funds, Inc., and United Way of Greenville County, continues its 2012 “Shine the Light on Your Nonprofit” educational series with its fifth session “Power Pitch: Amplify Your PR through Storytelling” on November 7th.

“Power Pitch” […]

By |October 29th, 2012|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Seminar Empowers Nonprofits to Tell Their Stories

DNA Creative Communications Welcomes Two New Interns

DNA Creative Communications (DNA) welcomes two new interns, Emily Massey and Arley Turner, to their team.

Massey is a senior at Clemson University where she will graduate with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Communication Studies. She is from Tallahassee, Florida and was recruited to Clemson based on athletics. Since her freshman year, she has […]

By |October 18th, 2012|Blog, News, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Creative Communications Welcomes Two New Interns

DNA Welcomes Walbridge to Team

DNA Creative Communications (DNA) is pleased to welcome a new intern, Kayla Walbridge to their team.

Walbridge is a senior at Clemson University where she is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies, with an emphasis in Public Relations and a double minor in Business Administration and Media Studies.

“I am very excited to have been […]

By |October 2nd, 2012|News, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Welcomes Walbridge to Team

Workshop for Nonprofit Boards Feature National Speakers

DNA Creative Communications (DNA), in collaboration with the Community Foundation of Greenville, the Hollingsworth Funds, Inc., and United Way of Greenville County, is hosting a seminar “Power Surge: Maximizing the Board Chair/ED Relationship” on October 24th.The half day workshop is designed exclusively for Board Chairs and Executive Directors and will focus on key functions […]

By |October 1st, 2012|Nonprofit Seminars, Press Releases|Comments Off on Workshop for Nonprofit Boards Feature National Speakers

DNA Holds Seminar to Help Nonprofits With Online Communications

DNA Creative Communications (DNA), in collaboration with the Community Foundation of Greenville, the Hollingsworth Funds, Inc, and United Way of Greenville County, hosted a session, “Web Fusion 2.0: Finding Your Web Future,” as a part of their “Shine the Light on Your Nonprofit” educational series on July 25th at the Salvation Army Ray & […]

By |July 27th, 2012|Nonprofit Seminars, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Holds Seminar to Help Nonprofits With Online Communications