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The Midlife Squeeze

September 5, 2012
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Sandwiched between aging parents and boomerang adult children? Maybe it’s time for the”the talk” They’re called the sandwich generation, but it’s not the kind of sandwich anyone savors. These folks, mostly in their 50s and 60s, are pressed between the responsibilities of caring for aging parents and providing support to adult children—the so-called “boomerang” children.…

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Fitness Focus Happier, Healthier

December 27, 2011
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Boomers escalate their fitness plans, and find they look and feel great By Donna Olmstead For the Albuquerque Journal Revamping Joanie Griffin, president of Griffin and Associates, a local marketing firm, says she has completely revamped her lifestyle since she turned 50 three years ago. “I have to work harder than I ever have in…

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Griffin & Associates Named in Inc. 5000

October 14, 2011
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Griffin & Associates is a public relations, marketing, and advertising firm that serves small to medium-size businesses and government agencies in the American Southwest.

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Town of Taos to Renew Marketing Contract

October 14, 2011
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The Taos Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday (May 10) to renew the town’s marketing contract with Griffin and Associates. The Albuquerque-based firm has been doing marketing for the town for four years. Ten companies responded to the town’s recent request for proposals, which procurement officer Tina Torres said will not be made public until a…

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The Tourism Plateau

October 14, 2011
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Most conversations about economic development in Taos are grounded in the same basic premise: “Taos is a tourism-based economy.” But Taos economist Bill Stevens says the emphasis on tourist dollars is overblown — and he has the numbers to prove it.

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Marketer Banquet Announces Awards

October 11, 2011
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Griffin & Associates won top honors and was named “Best” of the Marketers of the Year at the recent 22nd Annual Marketer of the Year Awards banquet. The New Mexico chapter of the American Marketing Association also bestowed three honorary awards. Tamara Williams was recognized as the chapter’s member of the year; the president’s award…

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Words of advice from Griffin and Associates’ CEO, Joanie Griffin

October 11, 2011
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What do you look for when hiring recent college graduates or current college students? I look for real- life experience and a quality portfolio if they have worked somewhere before. Internships are one of the most important things. They should do something where they can show me some real work. I also want to make…

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Griffin & Associates Lands Taos Tourism Bid

October 11, 2011
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Griffin & Associates has won the tourism contract for the town of Taos. The value of the contract is $410,000. Griffin has been the northern New Mexico town’s contractor since 2007 and beat out nine other firms vying for this new work, including national firms and several in New Mexico.

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