Blueplate PR Signs Lather Hair Salon

Jessica Williams, owner, Lather Hair Salon
Jessica Williams, owner, Lather Hair Salon

February 23, 2009 (RALEIGH, NC) —  Lather Hair Salon in North Raleigh has contracted blueplate pr, a boutique public relations agency located in downtown Raleigh, for public relations services.

Lather Hair Salon, owned and operated by Jessica Williams, is a full-service salon located at 8521 Cantilever Road near the corner of Glenwood Avenue and Ebenezer Church Road. Williams opened the salon in October of 2008. She and her team of stylists combine expertise in all aspects of hair care, cutting, styling and make-up application, including on-location services. Stylist Alissa Phillips’ bridal hair and make-up designs are featured frequently on the, a premiere wedding planning website.

blueplate pr is owned and operated by award-winning journalist Kim Weiss, who specializes in message development, media relations, online presence and website text development. Intentionally small, blueplate pr also provides personal attention to each client.

“I’m delighted to be working with Jessica and the entire staff at Lather,” said Weiss, whose experience in the hair care industry includes years of working with Samuel Cole Salon and Salon Moxie, also in Raleigh. “They’re a very upbeat, positive and extremely talented team. And as a graduate in public relations before she became a stylist, Jessica fully recognizes the value of a communications campaign, which is not only useful but absolutely essential during economic downturns. I’m honored that she’s trusting blueplate pr to get the buzz going about this very cool, very modern salon.”

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Blueplate PR Expands Client Roster By Two

 June 14, 2008 (RALEIGH, NC) — Blueplate PR, a boutique public relations agency located in downtown Raleigh, has been contracted to serve as publicist for Setzer Design Group in Cary, NC, and Studio A Architecture of Charleston, SC.

Setzer Design Group ( is a world-renowned superyacht design studio founded in 1991 by celebrated yacht designer Ward Setzer. The studio’s custom and production vessels have received numerous awards, including three Super Yacht Society awards, and have been featured in many industry magazines and journals. Ward Setzer is also an International Superyacht Society board member.

Studio A Architecture ( is an award-winning architectural firm under the direction of Whitney Powers, AIA. The firm is well-known for its work in sustainable design, historic preservation/adaptive re-use, and affordable housing, and has been featured in local, regional and national media.

Blueplate pr is owned and operated by Kim Weiss, whose current client roster includes Frank Harmon Architect, landscape architect Richard C. Bell, Samuel Cole Salon, Salon Moxie, The Art Company, ArtCo Surf, Raleigh Metro Magazine, and artist Jason Craighead. For more information, visit ###