Lippy Group for Ear, Nose and Throat Names Innis Maggiore for Public Relations

WARREN, Ohio (October 19, 1999) - The Lippy Group for Ear, Nose and Throat today announced that it has named Innis Maggiore Group, an agency based in Canton, Ohio, as its public relations agency of record.

Innis Maggiore will provide a range of public relations services for the Lippy Group, formerly known as Warren Otologic Group. Terms of the arrangement were not disclosed.

Innis Maggiore Group Inc. is a regional advertising and public relations agency. The agency employs 27 people and reported 1998 capitalized billings of nearly $12 million. Major clients include Republic Technologies International, Aultman Health Foundation, Oasis Floral Products, Square Two Golf, Rainbow Rentals, Schumacher Homes, Akrochem Corp. and Alpha Enterprises.

The Lippy Group provides care for hearing loss, infections, balance disorders, sinus and head and neck problems. Its staff of 50 includes physicians, audiologists, speech pathologists, nurses and insurance specialists. The Lippy Group maintains offices in Warren and Beachwood, Ohio, and in Greenville, Pa. Its patient database includes more than 200,000 children and adults from nearly every U.S. state and many foreign nations.

For more information contact:

Jim Cyphert
Director of Public Relations
Innis Maggiore
P: 330-492-5500