Napa, California, Dec. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch (JARR), a world-class animal rescue organization that exemplifies the values of quality, commitment, and generosity of the Napa Valley, has hired animal advocate Julia Orr to lead its communications programs. In this role, Julia will be responsible for driving and implementing the organization’s national communications and marketing strategies.
Prior to joining JARR, Orr was principal of Orr PR Associates, a communications agency largely dedicated to nonprofits, with an emphasis on animal advocacy and rights. For more than five years, Orr has focused her expertise on assisting animal protection agencies raise their profiles and bring attention to their causes. Her clients and campaigns included The Animal Museum, Farm Animal Rights Movement, Animal Justice Projects, Deadly Doses campaign, and Beagle Freedom Project. Before starting her own business, she worked for more than ten years in Global Publicity for the Walt Disney Studios and at the DDA Public Relations Agency.
“Julia’s addition coincides with the demand for Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch’s service to our community and beyond. We’re working harder than ever to help find solutions for the growing number of animals in need," said Monica Stevens, founder of Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch. “Julia’s years of dedication to animal protection issues and her a strong background in companion animal and farmed animal issues will be invaluable as we move into this much anticipated phase of growth and need, including the establishment of our sanctuary."
Said Orr of her new position: “I am joining the most remarkable team of accomplished people at Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch who are dedicated to changing the way animals are viewed and treated. It is truly exciting to be a part of a vision and goal to establish a state-of-the-art animal, world-class rescue and sanctuary in Napa Valley.”
About Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch (JARR)
Founded in June 2014 by David and Monica Stevens (proprietors of 750 Wines), Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch (JARR) is a no-kill rescue and sanctuary in the Napa Valley for companion and farmed animals in need. Named for Jameson, their 14 year old Great Pyrenees who crossed the rainbow bridge in 2013, the nonprofit provides transitional and permanent shelter, adoption and rescue services, humane education, animal advocacy, and is committed to ending animal hunger, cruelty, and overpopulation. JARR also collaborates with and acts as a liaison for various animal rescue groups locally and statewide.
JARR’s vision includes building a state-of-the-art, cage-free animal rescue and sanctuary uniquely serving the physical and emotional needs of all of its companion and farmed animal residents. Renowned architect Howard Backen of Backen, Gillam & Kroeger Architects and Tim McDonald of Centric Construction are leading the building and design team for the Ranch.
Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch is a 501(c)(3) registered nonprofit organization. To learn more about the Ranch and how you can help, please visit: http://www.jamesonanimalrescueranch.org or follow on Facebook. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Source:Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch