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JT Manages Event Logistics and Stage Production for Advocate Charitable Foundation’s Presidents Society Reception

On Wednesday, July 29, JT managed event logistics and stage production for Advocate Charitable Foundation’s Presidents Society reception at the new Advocate Center, which serves as the training facility for the Chicago Bulls.

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JT Conducts Media Training for Illinois Women’s Institute for Leadership

This past weekend, JT was honored to have had the opportunity to host our annual media training for the Illinois Women’s Institute for Leadership (IWIL) – an organization working to successfully prepare and propel women to take on elected and appointed positions to advance Democratic ideals through an eight-month fellowship. JT has provided this training …

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JT Partners with Crowdcentric to Produce Social Media Week Chicago 2015

JT and Crowdcentric, the global organizers of Social Media Week (SMW), will partner to produce Social Media Week Chicago, which is scheduled for November 16-20, 2015. Social Media Week Chicago offers a unique program that explores the intersection of social technology and creativity with a week of panels, presentations, demos, workshops, talks, conversations, and interactive …

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JT and The Chicago Community Trust Honored to Receive Awards for On the Table 2014

In partnership with The Chicago Community Trust, JT has been honored to receive two prestigious local awards for our work on On the Table 2014 in the past week – the Publicity Club of Chicago’s Golden Trumpet for community relations campaign and a Skyline Award for the best community relations campaign by a nonprofit/association organization …

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JT Conducts Storytelling and Message Training Workshop for Local NGOs in Istanbul

JT conducts many message and media trainings for its clients, but members of the team had a special opportunity to take our expertise abroad this week as part of a Professional Fellows Program coordinated through WorldChicago, American Councils, National Democratic Institute and the U.S. Department of State. In October, JT hosted professional fellow Sezin Dereci …

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The Chicago Community Trust Kicks Off Centennial Year with On the Table 2015

On May 12, 2015, in communities across the city and suburbs, Chicago-area residents came together in small groups to share a meal and discuss ways they can work together to make our communities stronger, safer and more dynamic. Kicking off The Chicago Community Trust’s Centennial year, On the Table 2015 was an imaginative public square designed to …

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JT helps WomenOnCall host its first signature event

On May 6, JT helped Chicago-based WomenOnCall host its first signature event in Seattle. The Meet and Match, hosted by Starbucks Women’s Network, connected Seattle women looking to volunteer their professional skills with area non-profits that had specific skills-based volunteer projects. JT has worked with WomenOnCall since it launched in Chicago in 2006. While the organization started …

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Chicago Bear Kyle Long Feeds the Future of America

On May 6, JT provided media and event support to Blessings in a Backpack – a national nonprofit that mobilizes communities, individuals and resources to provide food on the weekends for elementary school children across America who might otherwise go hungry – for an event at St. Malachy School on the city’s near west side. …

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JT Connect Hosts Non-Profit Workshop

Everyone has a story and everyone’s story matters was the theme of JT’s inaugural workshop – helping non-profits tell their story. More than 100 non-profits gathered to hear corporate and foundation leaders discuss philanthropy and engagement. Panel participants included Ellen Alberding, president of the Joyce Foundation; Michael Cassel, director of Global Corporate Citizenship at The …

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The Chicago Community Trust Releases Giving in Chicago Report

JT was proud to play a role in the release of The Chicago Community Trust’s Giving in Chicago report, the first comprehensive study of individual, corporate and foundation giving in the six-county metropolitan Chicago region that examines patterns of charitable giving by households and corporations across Chicagoland. The report, conducted by the Indiana University Lilly …

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Carly Olsman Promoted to Vice President of Events & International Advance

We are excited to announce that Carly Olsman has been promoted to Vice President of Events & International Advance at Jasculca Terman Strategic Communications (JT). Carly has always performed at the highest levels of the trade. She executes her projects with poise and great effectiveness, and our clients appreciate her tremendous work ethic. Carly will …

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JT and The Chicago Community Trust Recognized With Honorable Mention

Jasculca Terman and The Chicago Community Trust placed second, earning honorable mention in PRWeek’s national “Nonprofit Campaign of the Year” award for the On the Table 2014 initiative. JT worked in collaboration with the Trust on every facet of On the Table, including outreach to engage participants from every Chicago neighborhood and residential zip code, …

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JT and The Chicago Community Trust Named The Winner of PR News Nonprofit Awards

We’re excited to announce that Jasculca Terman and The Chicago Community Trust have been named the winner of the PR News Nonprofit Awards in the category of public affairs/issues management for the On the Table 2014 initiative.  On the Table was designed to commemorate the Trust’s 99th anniversary and to generate ideas, inspire bold solutions, and cultivate …

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University of Chicago Announces Five Urban Labs

JT was proud to play a role in University of Chicago’s announcement of five urban labs, meant to tackle some of the toughest urban challenges through study and action. U.S. HUD Secretary Julian Castro gave powerful keynote remarks, and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a lively panel focused on the …

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JT Manages Good Samaritan Hospital’s 2014 Festival

On November 1st, JT had the pleasure of managing logistics for Good Samaritan Hospital’s 2014 Festival, entitled “Unveiling Our Vision.” The event was  held at the Oakbrook Hilton and more than 400 guests attended the fundraiser to benefit the advancement and expansion of Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital. Guests were entertained by four live acrobatic performances.

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JT Manages SOS Children’s Villages of Illinois Grand Opening of the Roosevelt Square Village

JT was pleased to provide strategic counsel, event management and media outreach services for the SOS Children’s Villages of Illinois Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on October 28, 2014. This ceremony welcomed Illinois’ third SOS village, which will provide a unique community of 14 individual homes to support up to 84 children in foster care, ages birth …

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Jessica Thunberg Returns to JT as Vice President of Business Strategies

We are excited to announce that Jessica Thunberg has rejoined JT as vice president of business strategies after spending the past year building the community engagement and outreach department for a large suburban education system outside Chicago. Jessica is a smart, savvy communications professional who brings great energy to every project and is able to …

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JT Manages Latino Policy Forum “Latinos on the Move” Policy Breakfast

On Wednesday, October 29, 2014, the Latino Policy Forum hosted its fourth annual policy breakfast. The event informed hundreds of key civic and corporate leaders about the importance of Latinos in the state of Illinois. The nation’s foremost author on Latino leadership, Juana Bordas, provided the keynote speech with a discourse on how Latinos are …

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JT Hosts International Fellow Sezin Dereci

This month, JT participated in a job shadowing program through WorldChicago and the U.S. Department of State during which an international fellow joined the firm to broaden her professional experience and develop enduring professional ties. We were honored to have Sezin Dereci join us from Istanbul, Turkey through the American Councils for International Education Professional …

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Advocate Children’s Hospital Celebrates 15th Annual Hearts for Hope Halloween Bash

On Saturday, October 25th, more than 300 guests attended the Advocate Children’s Hospital Halloween Bash at Morgan Manufacturing, Fulton Market’s newest event venue. JT was proud to provide event logistics for this event whose proceeds benefited the Special Needs Fund of Advocate Children’s Hospital – Oak Lawn. The evening featured entertainment by Redmoon Theatre, Pyrotechniq and the …

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Joining the Metastatic Breast Cancer Conversation

JT was proud to work with Susan G. Komen Chicago, the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network and Pfizer on a three-city dialogue with patients, doctors, elected officials and advocacy organizations around support and resources needed for those living with metastatic disease. JT stage-managed the Chicago event, drafted materials and pitched media.

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Chicago Innovation Exchange Opens at the University of Chicago

Today marks the grand opening of the Chicago Innovation Exchange (CIE), a new innovation hub in Hyde Park that will provide resources for University of Chicago faculty and students and local entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into real-world solutions. Governor Pat Quinn, Senator Mark Kirk and Mayor Rahm Emanuel were in attendance. JT was pleased …

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Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Celebrates 2014 “Golden Gala”

On Saturday, October 11th, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital celebrated their 2014 “Golden Gala” at the Lincolnshire Marriott in Lincolnshire, IL. JT provided event logistics for this annual event whose proceeds benefited the Emergency Department expansion at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and Advocate Children’s Hospital – Park Ridge. The “Golden” theme was woven throughout the evening …

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JT Provides Strategic Counsel for City Year Chicago Breakfast Event

On Tuesday, September 30, 2014, City Year Chicago hosted a breakfast to introduce Arnie Rivera, the City of Chicago’s new deputy chief of staff for education, to executive directors and board members from two dozen Chicago area, education-focused non-profits. The moderated conversation was led by City Year Chicago Executive Director Lisa Morrison Butler, and was …

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Chicago Department of Aviation hosts World Routes 2014

JT proudly provided the Chicago Department of Aviation with event and media support for World Routes 2014, the largest and most prestigious civil aviation event and airline route development forum in the world. More than 3,000 delegates from over 100 countries, 800 airports, 300 airlines and 200 tourism authorities attended. High-profile aviation executives from across the …

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JT provides event logistics for Advocate Trinity Hospital’s 2014 Gala

On Saturday, September 20th, Advocate Trinity Hospital celebrated their 2014 Gala with a “Shades of Pink: The Tapestry of Trinity” theme. JT once again provided event logistics for this annual event, which was held at the Museum of Science and Industry and benefitted breast health initiatives at Advocate Trinity Hospital. The theme of “Shades of Pink” …

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