Brand Development, Campaign, Clients, Foundry Team, Public Relations

What’s the big deal? We’re thrilled to announce our efforts in collaboration with The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows resulted in their recognition with the prestigious ‘Gold Award’ for Comprehensive Marketing Strategy at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Marketing & Communications (MAC) Awards. This calls for a victory dance and some digital confetti, as the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows was selected among hundreds of the largest Clubs across the country for implementing the...

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Advertising, Brand Development, Clients, Company Culture, Design, Foundry Team, Press Releases, Q&A

Foundry is gearing up for a big 2016! We are currently in the midst of evolving our brand, and a big step in that process is re-evaluating our office. As you may have read or seen in the news, owner Jim Bauserman recently purchased the commercial space in The Montage (along with Stacie Mathewson). What does this mean for Foundry? For starters, it means we’re moving! It is also an opportunity to redefine our workspace, help shape our company culture...

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Clients, Press Releases, Public Relations, Social Media

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RENO, Nev. (October 3, 2014) – The Reno Rodeo has selected the Foundry, a Reno-based advertising, marketing and communications agency to provide public relations and social media to the “Wildest, Richest, Rodeo in the West” which just celebrated its 95th year. The Foundry will manage the Reno Rodeo’s year-round media relations and expanded social media and assist the Reno Rodeo Association with community outreach and event coordination for the 10-day event, including the historic cattle drive and...

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Clients, Company Culture, Foundry Team, Leadership

This time of year, there are so many easy ways to give back. Help an elderly neighbor shovel the driveway once the snow hits. Start a chain of random acts of kindness by paying for the coffee order of the stranger in the car behind you in the drive-through. Or give back on a bigger scale through an office-wide effort. One of our traditions at Foundry is participating in the Boys and Girls Club’s Adopt-A-Family program. We also love getting...

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Advertising, Brand Development, Public Relations

*This article was published in the Reno Gazette Journal's "Your Voices" column on March 28th, 2012. We are fortunate to have organizations that are working hard to push out the good word about Reno-Tahoe — EDAWN, RSCVA and NNDA, just to name a few. Along the way, every organization has developed numerous slogans. And while I’m sure that each slogan is rooted in solid thinking and supported by some level of research, I would ask all of the agencies promoting...

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Brand Development, Company Culture, Design, Foundry Team, Q&A

Do you constantly have to grab for the AP Stylebook throughout your work day? Is it "lay" or is it "lie"? Should I use "affect" or "effect"? What about “who” vs. “whom”? My go-to resource has become Mignon Fogarty — better known as "Grammar Girl" — of QuickandDirtyTips.com. Her website and podcast provide — well just what you'd think: quick and dirty tips to an ever-growing number of topics such as: "Did I Tweet or did I Twitter?" "Funny Misplaced Modifiers" and "Do you capitalize 'Google'?" Luckily,...

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