The Gem PR & Media team would like to say congratulations to all those nominated for this year’s Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards. Especially to our clients The Real Estate Group and Lincoln Academy of Illinois – but in particular those listed in the New & Emerging category, which we are proud to be included. 

•    Mark D. Cortesi – Cortesi Insurance and Financial Services Inc.- A State Farm Agency
•    Paul S. Carlson – Falcon Hobby Supply, Inc.
•    Diane Davenport, Julie McCormick & Hero Tameling – Freedom Real Estate
•    Gemma Long and Chris Long – Gem PR and Media, Inc.
•    Daren & Lisa Bohannan – Mosquito SQUAD
•    Steven T. Dunker – Tails to Remember Pet Services
•    Josh & Andrea Hester – The Storyteller Studios
•    Melissa Hamilton – Your Corner Office, Inc.

We have talked about the importance of entering, being nominated for, and winning awards in the past on more than one occasion. Third party endorsement of your efforts, dedication, and professionalism towards your clients, peers, and the community, in general, is something that cannot be bought. 

We believe that at Gem PR & Media if we practice what we teach then we are demonstrating our knowledge, experience, and most of all our strong belief in what we do daily for each and every client. 

Good luck to all those listed – see you at the awards next month!