Business Wire Boston Gears up for Company’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino has proclaimed October 2, 2011 to be “Business Wire Day” in Boston

BOSTON--()--Business Wire will celebrate its 50th anniversary on October 2nd, which Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino has proclaimed "Business Wire Day" in the City of Boston.

To commemorate the anniversary, Business Wire's Boston bureau will host an anniversary reception and media mingle on October 4th. Please click here for additional information on the anniversary event. As with all Business Wire offices, Business Wire Boston has always supported and been actively involved with local professional organizations, including NIRI, PRSA, Publicity Club of New England, Social Media Club of Boston and others.

Business Wire was founded in San Francisco on October 2, 1961 by Lorry I. Lokey. Business Wire Boston, which opened in 1977, serves publicly traded and private companies in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and Northern Connecticut.

“It’s so exciting to celebrate this milestone with our clients and colleagues in New England,” said Boston Regional Manager Karen Reynolds, a 14-year Business Wire veteran. “Many of us have been together for more than a decade and we’re proud to continue the success of Business Wire Boston for the next 50 years.”

As part of the Business Wire Gives Back 2011 initiative, Business Wire Boston employees have volunteered to aid local charities. The Boston office as a whole actively supports many local and national organizations, including Cradles to Crayons and the Greater Boston Food Bank.

About Business Wire

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2011 as the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. Public relations and investor relations professionals rely on Business Wire for both broad-based and targeted market reach. A recognized disclosure service in the United States, Canada and a dozen European countries, Business Wire handles XBRL tagging, document formatting and regulatory filing into EDGAR, SEDAR and other systems. Business Wire provides online newsroom hosting and integration services as well as search engine optimization, mobile distribution and detailed measurement on every press release. Its patented NX delivery platform provides simultaneous full-text posting of Business Wire content to news systems and websites in virtually any country or language. With 31 bureaus worldwide, Business Wire offers local service and global reach.

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Contacts

Business Wire
Karen Reynolds, +1 617-742-2760 ext. 235
Regional Manager, Boston
Karen.Reynolds@BusinessWire.com
or
Sanford Paek, +1 617-742-2760 ext. 226
Group Vice President, Eastern US
Sanford.Paek@BusinessWire.com

Business Wire Boston team members (front, L-R) Sanford Paek, Group Vice President, Jennifer McDowell, Account Executive, Greg Kasabian, Newsroom Supervisor, Marissa Petrarca, Senior Editor, (middle, L-R) Stephanie Holt, Senior Editor, Karen Reynolds, Regional Manager, Adam Michals, Account Executive (back, L-R) Joe O'Brien, Senior Editor, Jennifer Saragosa, Account Manager, Eli Matzner, Client Services Representative.

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Business Wire will celebrate its 50th anniversary on October 2nd, which Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino proclaimed "Business Wire Day" in the City of Boston.

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Contacts

Business Wire
Karen Reynolds, +1 617-742-2760 ext. 235
Regional Manager, Boston
Karen.Reynolds@BusinessWire.com
or
Sanford Paek, +1 617-742-2760 ext. 226
Group Vice President, Eastern US
Sanford.Paek@BusinessWire.com