LRADAC receives multiple honors at the 2020 Mercury Awards sponsored by the South Carolina chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (SCPRSA)

Columbia, SC – LRADAC, the designated alcohol and drug abuse authority for Lexington and Richland Counties,  received a total of seven honors at the 2020 Mercury Awards event hosted by the South Carolina chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

“It’s very rewarding to see our communication efforts recognized in our market as we strive to find new and engaging ways to promote the prevention and treatment of substance misuse disorders in the Midlands,” said Gayle Aycock, LRADAC’s President and CEO. “I am also pleased to know that our team’s creative efforts are helping us reach more and more people struggling with addiction issues and letting them know they have a safe place to seek help.”

LRADAC received Mercury Award honors in the following categories:

  • Rock 4 Recovery 2019 (Sister Hazel): Events and Observances, Seven or More Days, Mercury Award of Merit
  • LRADAC’s 40th Anniversary Celebration: Events and Observances, Seven or More Days, Mercury Award of Merit
  • Midlands Gives “Be a Hero” Campaign for the LRADAC Foundation: Events and Observances, Less Than Seven Days, Mercury Award of Merit
  • (luh-ray-dak): Reputation/Brand Management, Mercury Award of Merit

LRADAC also received Silver Wing Awards of Excellence in the following categories:

  • Facebook Engagement for Rock 4 Recovery 2019 (Sister Hazel): Silver Wing Award of Excellence
  • Facebook Engagement for Midlands Gives “Be a Hero” Campaign for the LRADAC Foundation: Silver Wing Award of Excellence
  • LRADAC’s 40th Anniversary Annual Report: Silver Wing Award of Excellence

For more information about LRADAC, visit www.lradac.org and to learn more about the LRADAC Foundation, visit www.lradac.org/foundation.

LRADAC is the designated alcohol abuse and drug abuse authority for Lexington and Richland Counties of South Carolina. The public, not-for-profit agency offers a wide array of prevention, intervention and treatment programs in locations convenient to residents of both counties. The agency has a budget of approximately $10 million and serves more than 5,000 clients per year.