BOSTON: The Americas region of the Worldcom Public Relations Group,
an international network of independent PR firms, has admitted new
members and elected new officers. New member firms are: Communications
MECA of Montreal, Canada, Cormier Communications of Vancouver, Canada,
Ruane Communications of Roswell, GA, Solem & Associates of San
Francisco, Strategic America of Des Moines, IA, and Tech Image of
Arlington Heights, IL. Cathy Dunkin of The Standing Partnership in St.
Louis, the successor to chairman of the Americas region Sean Brickell,
also took office. Tim Kane of Delta Media in Ottawa, Canada, was named
chair-elect, and will take the reins next year.