August's Monthly Meeting:

Celebrating Leadership

Register Now

Recent FPRA News & Updates

ER for PR 2014: Call for Applications

ER for PR, the Capital Chapter’s annual community service event, offers small businesses and local non-profits an opportunity to receive free one-on-one counseling sessions with PR experts. In addition to the counseling sessions, the Chapter will host speakers to discuss the basics of public relations, how to identify and manage social media crises and how […]

Zombies & Social Media: A Recap

Dr. W. Timothy Coombs, Professor at the University of Central Florida’s Nicholson School of Communication, joined the Capital Chapter to explain ”What Zombies Teach Us About Social Media Crises: Managing Crises in the Digital Age.” Dr. Coombs works from the premise that, like modern-day Zombies, social media crises are viral — spreading fast, stirring up trouble […]

Member Spotlight: Rachel Smith, APR, CPRC

Member Spotlight: Rachel Smith, APR, CPRC

Name and Title: Rachel Smith, Communications Director, Vocational Rehabilitation How long have you been a member of FPRA, and why did you join? I’ve been a member of FPRA for more than 23 years. I originally joined because my boss at the Girl Scouts had been a member and knew how important it was for her […]

2014-2015 Capital Chapter Slate

The 2014 Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the following slate for the 2014-2015 Chapter year: President: Jan Dobson, APR, CAE President-elect: Nanette Schimpf, APR, CPRC Immediate Past President: Sandi Poreda, APR Treasurer: Amanda Fliger Wood, APR Secretary: Christina Johnson Director of Membership: Cindy Muir, APR Director of Programming: Stefanie Stricklin Director of Awards and Recognition: […]