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Hi and welcome to my PR Page. On this page, I will display the success I have had as a publicist for various clients. 

My clients have appeared in Forbes, Benzinga, Thrillist, Yahoo Finance, and the Detroit Free Press.  

PR is an essential part of any marketing strategy and should be part of your company's plans. 

Some of the benefits of PR include:

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  • Strengthens your brand image.

Growing game: Calvin Johnson talks marijuana, Hall of Fame and Detroit Lions

To be a first ballot inductee "would be dope," Johnson said, but he's got other business to attend to: marijuana. Johnson has funneled around $2 million into a cultivation and processing enterprise in Webberville, a small community about 20 miles east of Lansing. It began operating a year ago and now reaps a 100-pound harvest around every 22 days. His first retail location, a medical and recreational marijuana dispensary in Niles in southwest Michigan, is expected to open by December — right in

DBusiness Daily Update: Park West Gallery Opens in Hawaii, Chief Financial CU Breaks Ground on Campus in Rochester, and More

Our roundup of the latest news from metro Detroit and Michigan businesses as well as announcements from government agencies, including updates about the COVID-19 pandemic. To share a business or nonprofit story, please send us a message. Park West Gallery in Southfield has opened the Park West Fine Art Museum & Gallery on the Waikiki Beach Walk in Honolulu, Hawaii. The 3,000-square-foot space allows guests to browse art by some of the greatest artists in history and collect original works from

Former Detroit Lions launch cannabis brand, progress on Niles location

NILES – The former Billiard Garden at 1286 S. 11th St. in Niles has undergone a renovation throughout the past year and now bears the new name: Primitiv Elevated Wellness on its façade. On Tuesday, Primitiv Group, posted a video of the building in Niles on Facebook, with the caption “coming soon.” Former NFL Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson’s and former guard Rob Sims’ cannabis brand, Primitiv, may soon be on its way to the location. Thursday, Sims and Johnson sat down with ESPN’s Er

Former Detroit Lions Calvin Johnson and Rob Sims Officially Launch Cannabis Line

Detroit Lions alumni Calvin Johnson and Rob Sims will unveil their cannabis product line, called Primitiv, today (May 27). It’s a long time coming for Johnson and Sims, as they’ve been working in the cannabis field for years getting ready for the big launch. In a new Q&A with The Athletic, Johnson and Sims said their vision for the cannabis product line is to do more than simply help NFL players with pain= they want to help CTE research. “Primitiv is a cannabis research company dedicated to c

Calvin Johnson, Rob Sims love Aaron Glenn's comments, talk cannabis

Despite having yet to play a game, the new-look Detroit Lions are not without its supporters. Among them is one of the greatest Lions players ever. Some of you may be familiar with him. His name is Calvin Johnson. On Thursday evening, Johnson and former teammate Lions teammate Rob Sims held a “meet and greet” session at JARS Cannabis in River Rouge. The duo’s appearance was to promote Primitiv, their new line of cannabis products. After the hour-long session, Johnson and Sims spoke with the med

'We view ourselves as boutique cannabis:' NFL Hall of Famer on new biz

Calvin Johnson Jr. dominated the gridiron to become one of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history. Now the man who was known as Megatron is looking to dominate the cannabis industry with his new company Primitiv. And much like the NFL, Johnson’s new business venture is a team effort. His former Detroit Lions teammate, Rob Sims, co-founded the company with the NFL Hall of Famer. “Michiganders love their craft everything — from their beer onto their cannabis. We view ourselves as boutique can

Mother’s Day Gift Guide: The 10 Best Cannabis Accessories

Every cannabis lover has their favorite stash of accouterments, be it books, smoking accessories, or fashion statements. Why should it be any different for marijuana moms? Whether your mom is new to the cannabis game or a seasoned veteran, you’ll find a perfect selection with this Mother’s Day gift guide for cannabis accessories. Or choose from a selection of THC gifts and hemp and CBD selections for Mother’s Day. Feminist Weed Farmer (Book) Weed is powerful medicine and growing your own is as

The Best Vapes for Every Kind of Cannabis Vaper

We independently source all of the awesome products and experiences that we feature on Thrillist. If you buy or book from the links on our site, we may receive an affiliate commission — which in turn supports our work. To say the act of vaporizing weed has become a nuanced realm would be a massive understatement. There’s the oil-filled cartridges sold at gas station CBD stands and legal dispensaries; those rows and rows of what look like little honey vials. Then there’s the handheld and stand-a

Your Guide to the Best Memorial Day Sales Taking Place This Weekend

Memorial Day sales with their discounted mattresses and grills, couches and swimsuits are a staple—somehow—of the holiday that is really about honoring individuals who served in the US Armed Forces. (Really, the explanation is simple: If people get a day off, stores will run sales.) The holiday is lousy with sales, and you may want to take advantage of them to upgrade those sweat-stained sheets or that blender with the frayed cord. You're going to find significant discounts on grills, clothing,

JARS Cannabis to Host Roundtable, Meet & Greet Featuring NFL Veterans Calvin Johnson Jr. and Rob Sims

DETROIT, May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JARS Cannabis (JARS), a leading Michigan-owned cannabis retailer, will be hosting a livestream Roundtable discussion this Thursday, May 27 featuring former Detroit-Lions-turned-entrepreneurs Rob Sims and 2021 NFL Hall of Fame inductee Calvin Johnson Jr. The duo will be introducing their new cannabis brand , which will be available at JARS dispensary locations. Following the JARS Roundtable, Johnson and Sims will be on-site from 5-6 p.m. EST at medical an

Detroit Lions great Calvin Johnson, ex-teammate Rob Sims launch cannabis product line

For the first time in five years, Detroit Lions fans gather their memorabilia and lined up to see Calvin Johnson in action. Instead of catching touchdown over multiple defenders that earned him the moniker “Megatron,” and entry into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Johnson is erasing stigmas about cannabis and trying to find alternatives ways to alleviate pain. Johnson along with former Lions teammate Rob Sims founded the Primitiv Group, whose aim is to “highlight the healing power of the plant
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