Author Jim Ricci
Jim Ricci of Haydenville is an expert on all things lawnmower. With the help of Beetle Press (and with art direction and design by Maureen Scanlon of Murre Creative of Florence), he is producing a book on the history of the lawnmower.
Authors Stephen Mundahl and Sharon Massoth
Steven Mundahl and his wife, Sharon Massoth, of Suffield, Conn., are the authors of The Alchemy of Authentic Leadership. Beetle Press is developing their calendar of speaking engagements in western Massachusetts (with Susan Alston of the Philanthropy Guild and promoting the events through press releases. (http://alchemyofauthenticleadership.com)
Baystate Medical Center
Beetle Press writes articles for Baystate Medical Center’s physician magazine, AlphaSights. This tri-annual publication features the latest technologies, treatments and programs at Baystate Medical Center. (http://www.baystatehealth.com/Baystate/Main+Nav/About+Us/ Newsroom/Publications/AlphaSights+Magazine)
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Beetle Press conceptualized and developed new content for the Prostate Cancer section of the Boston-based Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s website. (http://www.brighamandwomens.org/prostate-cancer-education)
Boston University School of Medicine
Beetle Press created a trifold brochure that the school’s Department of Ophthalmology uses to create an awareness of the Ephraim and Dagmar Friedman Fund for Academic Excellence. Beetle Press also developed a four-page newsletter for BUSM in honor of the school’s renowned researcher and pioneer in cardiovascular epidemiology, the late Dr. William B. Kannel. (http://www.bumc.bu.edu/busm)
Daily Hampshire Gazette
Beetle Press takes on a variety of writing assignments for the Daily Hampshire Gazette in Northampton and its special publications, including Live Well, Visitor’s Guide, Many Hands and the Funeral and Estate Planning Guide. (http://www.gazettenet.com)
Dillon & Associates
Brian Dillon and Catherine Bodley of Dillon & Associates, LLC, Certified Public Accountants provide a broad range of accounting and tax services, including tax preparation and planning. Beetle Press has written press releases and created marketing collateral for the firm.
Elite Home Health Agency
The Elite Home Health Agency team is made up of over 30 certified nursing assistants, home health aides and homemakers who have a passion for caregiving. Beetle Press developed the content for the Elite Home Health website.
Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts
Since 2001, Beetle Press has offered its writing, editing and design services to the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts in producing its newsletter, Abundant Times. (http://www.diocesewma.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Abundant-Times-Summer-2013for-website.pdf)
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art produces a donor newsletter several times a year. Called Sowing the Seeds, it features The Carle’s news and successes. Beetle Press helps staff from the Museum in editing the magazine. (www.carlemuseum.org)
Friends of Children
Friends of Children is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children involved in the foster care system in Massachusetts. Beetle Press developed the agency’s website content and its enewsletter and wrote press releases to raise awareness about programs and services.
We organize and promote Glenmeadow Learning, the educational event series sponsored by Glenmeadow Retirement in Longmeadow. (With designer Maureen Scanlon of Murre Creative.) (http://glenmeadow.org)
Holyoke Community College
Beetle Press writes stories for several of Holyoke Community College’s publications, including Career Focus, which highlights students, faculty and staff; and Alumni Connection, which puts the spotlight on HCC alums. (http://www.hcc.edu/about-hcc/general-information/publications)
Natural Awakenings Magazine
Beetle Press writes for the Western Mass edition of Natural Awakenings, a monthly magazine that covers nutrition, fitness, creative expression, personal growth and sustainable living. (http://www.nawestma.com)
Northampton Senior Center
The Northampton Senior Center produces regular print publications, featuring stories about its services and programs. In 2014, Beetle Press led a series of workshops for staff writers and designers, offering information and tips to better the look of the publications and the quality of the writing.
Rotary District 7890
Established in 1905, Rotary International is a global service organization that brings together business and professional leaders to provide humanitarian services locally and worldwide. Rotary District 7890 encompasses Western Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut. Beetle Press raises awareness about District 7890 – and the larger Rotary Foundation – through press releases, social media and flyers.
Beetle Press writes for Springfield College’s Triangle magazine, edits several other publications and has researched and developed content for marketing collateral for Springfield College, including postcards and a brochure. (http://www.springfieldcollege.edu)
Terra Missildine is the founder of Level Up Your Life Coaching and Beloved Earth Company, a green cleaning business. Beetle Press develops monthly press releases for Terra, writes content for Beloved Earth’s newsletter and has produced marketing collateral as well.
The Association For Community Living
The Association For Community Living provides services for Pioneer Valley residents living with a disability and their families. They provide a continuum of support from infancy to old age with comprehensive services in five major areas – supported living, family services, employment services, social entrepreneurship, and recreation and enrichment. Beetle Press, with Ruth Griggs of RC Communications, develops press releases for the organization, telling its stories of transformation to raise awareness.
The Republican newspaper in Springfield assigns Beetle Press stories for its daily pages, Plus pages and its annual Outlook section focusing on business in the Valley. (http://www.masslive.com)
United Way of Hampshire County
United Way of Hampshire County is about advancing the common good. It is about sustaining and strengthening a network of local agencies prepared to respond to community members in need. With Ruth Griggs and Maureen Scanlon of The Creative, Janice has produced the United Way’s annual campaign report; Janice tells stories about United Way partners and volunteers and community members served by the organization.
Westfield State University
Since 2001, Beetle Press has overseen the content of Westfield State University’s alumni magazine, called Focus. Produced twice a year, Focus highlights the University’s students, alumni, faculty and staff, athletics and Foundation.(www.westfield.ma.edu)