CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (October 2011) – The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Blue Ridge Chapter, presented Ivy Publications with the Public Relations award during the annual 2011 Annual Meeting on October 4. The award was presented in recognition of those who have gone the extra mile to promote public awareness of the NMSS mission and to publicize special events during the past year. Ivy Publications received this award for donating donated advertising to the Bike MS: Tour de Vine online and in their Charlottesville Welcome Book.

Last year Ivy Publications awarded more than $80,000 in advertising to organizations, including Camp Holiday Trails, Paramount Theater, Virginia Festival of the Book, Martha’s Market, PBS, Toy Lift, BAMA Works and the UVA Art Museum, to name a few.

The event commenced with a moving presentation of medical milestones achieved in MS research for new treatments by Dr. Myla Goldman of the James Q. Miller MS Clinic of the University of Virginia Health System.

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About us… Ivy Publications is the parent company of Locally Charlottesville, a directory whose mission is to service local businesses and services and AlbemarleFamily Living, a monthly publication dedicated to serving families in Charlottesville-Albemarle with useful comprehensive community resources designed to help “Make Parenting Easier & Growing Up Fun.” Each month, over 40,000 visitors make use of their extensive web site and its companion print publications: 12 monthly issues, weekly e-newsletters, the Let’s Go! Guide to Charlottesville and More daytrip book complete the product line. Ivy Publications also publishes quarterly The Charlottesville Welcome Book to reach out to the thousands of newcomers and tourists visiting the Charlottesville-Albemarle region.