Germinder Sponsors 2010 KC Animal Health Corridor Events

(New York, NY — July 28, 2010) – Germinder & Associates, Inc., publisher of today announced the company will be a top level presenting sponsor of “Late Night in the Corridor with Fintan Molloy,” the 2010 KC Animal Health Corridor Homecoming Event and the KC Animal Health Investment Forum. The events will be held August 30th and August 31st respectively at the Marriott Muehlebach Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri. The agency has been associated with the event since its inception, but this is the first year of its top level sponsorship.

“In the past 12 years, we have established a unique niche in the industry by serving pet-related and veterinary care organizations and companies. Since our company was launched in Kansas City, our association with the Animal Health Corridor is a natural fit,” said Lea-Ann Germinder, APR, Fellow PRSA, president of Germinder & Associates, Inc.

The Homecoming Event will feature celebrity guest speaker Jack Hanna, recognized as America’s favorite zookeeper and frequent guest of shows such as The Late Show with David Letterman. Bob Wheeler, retired chairman and CEO of Hill’s Pet Nutrition will be honored for his achievements at the event with the Iron Paw Award. The event will be co-hosted by Fintan Molloy, former CEO of TEVA Animal Health and former COO of Boehringer Ingleheim Vetmedica and Paul Hays, CEO of Synbiotics Corporation.

The Kansas City Animal Health Corridor offers a uniquely supportive environment for start-up and early state entrepreneurs in the animal health industry. The Investment Forum offers the only opportunity in the world for compa>nies exclusively in the animal health sector to present their vision and business plan to potential investors.

“These initiatives continue to grow and bring together all facets of animal health. We look forward to participating and encourage others to join in the celebration of the Animal Health Corridor by attending these events,” said Germinder. To register for either event visit

About Germinder & Associates, Inc.

Germinder & Associates, Inc. is located in New York City with a satellite office in Kansas City. The company was founded in Kansas City in 1998. The agency offers full-service public relations, advertising, marketing and social media campaigns. The company is known for creating more than 125 successful programs in the pet and veterinary marketplace. For more information, visit Also visit other program and sponsored sites at,, and

About KC Animal Health Corridor

In the animal health and nutrition industry, it’s common knowledge that the Greater KC area is the national leader. In fact, KC area companies account for nearly 32% of total sales in the $19 billion global animal health market. The Kansas City region is America’s Animal Health Corridor. Companies and universities in the area lead the nation in animal health and nutrition research, innovation, business functions and production. For more information, visit


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