Cali Owings joins our public relations team

Business reporter turned communications pro Cali Owings joined the Goff Public team earlier this month as a public relations account executive. Cali comes to us from a Fortune 500 real estate company where she managed media relations, internal communications, and social media. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota’s Hubbard School of Journalism and covered higher education, real estate development, transit, and urban planning as a professional journalist. Cali is a new Saint Paulite and self-identified “cat lady.”

Creating compelling video content

The way people consume news and share information is increasingly visual. From data and statistics to inspirational stories, Goff Public can help you captivate your audiences with compelling video content.

From video recaps like this highlight reel of a panel discussion of women leaders in engineering hosted by Flint Hills Resources to broad organizational overviews like this video about the Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts to short video features like this biography of a Minnesota Oncology surgeon, we help clients make impactful videos for a variety of purposes.

Contact Chris Duffy to learn how we can collaborate to make your next video a memorable experience that viewers will want to share.

Get the traditional Nordic experience at St. Olaf’s Christmas Festival

Rafael Perez, the director of culinary operations for Bon Appetit at St. Olaf College, recently stopped by KMSP-TV’s Morning Buzz to give viewers a taste of the traditional Norwegian dishes available at St. Olaf’s annual Christmas Festival.

Watch this segment to learn more about Nordic Christmas traditions.

Visit St. Olaf’s website to find the recipe for Norwegian Potato Salad featured on the show.

Goff Public seeks Legislative Assistant/Account Executive

Goff Public, a leading communications agency, is seeking a full-time legislative assistant/account executive for its dynamic, growth-oriented government relations practice.

Applicants must be ready to contribute to a fast-paced agency and provide the highest-quality client service. In addition to strong project management and writing skills, applicants should be self-starters and familiar with Minnesota’s legislative process. Ideal candidates will have experience working at Minnesota’s State Capitol and/or on legislative campaigns.

This is a full-time position, including possible evening and weekend hours. Job responsibilities include bill tracking, monitoring hearings, writing legislative updates, scheduling appointments, and managing schedules.

This is an opportunity to work for a well-respected firm with clients across multiple industries. In addition to government relations work, the position also includes working with Goff Public’s public relations and public affairs practices.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Sue Kuncio at sue@goffpublic.com by Friday, December 7. Goff Public supports a diverse workplace and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Based in downtown Saint Paul, Goff Public’s company culture is built on teamwork, innovation and creativity. Goff Public has been in business since 1966 and consistently wins “best places to work” awards.

Tina Hoye, of NTH Inc., discusses the changing demands of office users

Tina Hoye, the president and principal of NTH Inc., recently sat down with the Star Tribune to discuss the changing office environment in the Twin Cities. Hoye took over the helm the helm of the real estate firm from the well-known Russ Nelson, who retired last year. Today, NTH represents more than 150 clients, including Ecolab and HealthPartners, in their search for office space.

Learn more in this Star Tribune interview.

Grants give healthy smiles to those supported by Hammer Residences

Gabe received help for a healthy smile from Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation.A $30,000 grant from Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation is helping provide dental care to people with disabilities supported by Wayzata-based nonprofit Hammer Residences.

The Sun Sailor shares the story of how the grant helped Gabe, who lives in one of the nonprofit’s residential care homes, receive treatment for a root canal.

Hear more of Gabe’s story in this Sun Sailor article.

Developer’s plan for riverfront would change Saint Paul skyline

Saint Paul’s riverfront is ready again for a rebirth. Ramsey County entered into a preliminary agreement with AECOM to develop Riverfront Properties, a five-acre vacant site on the downtown riverbank between the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Intercontinental Hotel.

Developer AECOM’s vision for the site includes four proposed buildings, as well as a cover over Shepard Road and the railroad line along the river, to directly connect downtown to the river upstream from the Wabasha Street bridge.

Learn more about the proposal at MPR News. 

Public-private Project Green Fleet grows again

Environmental Initiative received $1.85 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reduce diesel pollution in the Twin Cities through Project Green Fleet, an effort to replace or retrofit older engines on heavy diesel vehicles. The EPA funds will be used for heavy equipment, a locomotive, heavy-duty trucks, and a tugboat on the Mississippi River.

Learn more about Project Green Fleet in this Star Tribune blog post.