Parent Magazine, which publishes editions in Flagler, St Johns and Volusia Counties, is being acquired by TouchPoint Innovative Solutions, Inc. formerly know as The Holley Group. TouchPoint is a marketing and communications firm that provides communication solutions for community colleges, public school districts, associations and other non-profits. In Florida, TouchPoint publishes magazines for Pasco-Hernando State College, North Florida Community College and Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Charlene (Charlie) Michaux who founded Parent Magazine in XXXX says, “We have built a strong brand over the last 10 years, Touchpoint has a history of managing quality publications and I know Parent will be in good hands.” Howard Holley, Chair and CEO of TouchPoint, is very enthusiastic about the acquisition. “Parent Magazine rounds out our portfolio of publications in Flagler, St. Johns and Volusia counties, it provides an attractive base to advertisers and expands our readership across households.”
Parent Magazine is distributed through elementary students to their parents and is the premier family magazine for Flagler, St Johns and Volusia Counties published 11 months a year. Parent Magazine works with experts to provide insight into the most important job in the world - parenting. Our solution-oriented articles address the issues parents face today. From discipline and child development, to education, safety concerns and fun, each issue is designed to be supportive of the difficult role we have….as parents. It is the first place parents’ look to for local events, opportunities, products, and services focused on parents.
The new editor of Parent Magazine will be Dr. Barbara Holley. Dr. Holley is a former elementary school principal in California, Connecticut and Virginia and has a passion about elementary education and parenting. Dr. Holley says, “Parents face so many pressures raising children today, our mission at Parent Magazine is to be a trusted resource in support of happy, healthy, community minded families.”