Cotter Schools

Cotter Schools Cotter Schools is an international learning community, guided by faith where character, personal development, and academic achievement inspire a world of possibilities. Cotter turned to CEL to tell their story that began in 1911, and update their brand,...

Kentucky Roots Campaign

Trees are dying in Kentucky, so the Northern Kentucky Urban & Community Forestry Council (NKUCFC) embarked on a mission to educate Northern Kentuckians on the value of trees and the need for tree planting and proper care. Although they identified a need to cast a...

Mint Roofing

Why Rebrand? Their old name (Dalbec Roofing), looked and sounded like many other roofing contractors; it said nothing about the savvy, service-oriented business they’d become. There had not been a Dalbec in management in over 30 years. After 17 years of being the...

Art Fairs

CEL is known for promoting art fairs! In 1999, the Uptown Association hired us to re-position the historic Uptown Art Fair within the media because it was being portrayed as a summer fun, food and beverage event instead of a high-end, juried art fair. Qualified art...

Wayzata Bar & Grill / Wayzata Wine & Spirits

The City of Wayzata hired CEL to rebrand and promote the opening of the new Wayzata Bar & Grill and Wayzata Wine & Spirits, aka “The Muni.” For 64 years, Wayzata Minnesota’s municipal liquor store and restaurant had been the hometown gathering place and now...

CEL Clients & Social Media Success

Social media is relationship marketing.  With social media, you’re reaching out to potential customers and engaging them in conversation that highlights your expertise and enhances your credibility, so they turn to you when they need service. They will keep you...

Davey Fit Forest Campaign

After witnessing the positive outcomes of our notorious Trees Pay Us Back Campaign in communities across the country, the urban forestry experts at Davey Resource Group turned to CEL to create another educational community forest campaign. This time, our focus was the...
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

CLIENT OVERVIEW Commuters and television viewers woke up to the sight of price tags the size of small refrigerators hanging from the trees at the Minnesota State Capital on Arbor Day. CEL Public Relations and its client the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...

Nagy Service Company

CLIENT OVERVIEW Nagy Service Company of Mentor, Ohio retained CEL to refine their brand identity, increase awareness and visibility of Nagy Service Company, and ultimately increase sales by positioning them as the leading plumbing, heating, cooling and electrical...
Gene Love Plumbing, Air & Electrical

Gene Love Plumbing, Air & Electrical

C.E.L. serves as the in-house marketing and public relations department for Gene Love Plumbing, Air & Electrical in Columbia, South Carolina, working in tandem with a member of the Gene Love staff. From landing owner Tammy Ferris on the cover of Lexington Woman...

Augsburg College

CLIENT OVERVIEW Augsburg College retained C.E.L. to place them in the media spotlight. The liberal arts college had not received the attention of the media. The media attention was intended to place Augsburg College with more visibility and enhance recruitment of...

AppDev

CLIENT OVERVIEW In 2002, C.E.L. AppDev came to C.E.L. to find out how public relations could help them bring the message of their top-notch technical learning company to the marketplace. They were an advertising driven company that had never experienced the power of...