Stanley Tait Professional Award for Service

The Stanley Tait Professional Award for Service to the Capital Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association has been established as the highest, most prestigious award of the Chapter. The award honors the spirit, professionalism, and leadership of Stanley Tait, award-winning counselor and mentor to many within the Chapter. The purpose of the award is […]

The History of the Capital Chapter

The FPRA Capital Chapter, formerly known as the Hush Puppy Chapter, was founded on September 6, 1956. The chapter has been very strong over the years and it continues to thrive today, due in no small part to the active group of past presidents and senior-level members who remain involved with the chapter and enthusiastically share their expertise when needed.

What Public Sector Agencies Can Learn From Private Sector Branding

What Public Sector Agencies Can Learn From Private Sector Branding By: Michelle Ubben, Partner & COO, Ron Sachs Communications   This week, Ron Sachs Communications helped the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs launch its new brand, defining and refining this critical agency with an eye to its most important audiences — the 1.6 million veterans who […]

FPRA Foundation Student Scholarship Available

Florida Public Relations Education Foundation Student Scholarship The FPRE Foundation will offer one $1,500 scholarship to a student this year. The application was sent out to State Board Members, student members and faculty advisors the first week of January. To be eligible, candidates must be enrolled in a public relations major or emphasis track at a four-year university or […]

2013 PR Resolutions

At the beginning of each year, I create countless resolutions in my that I hope to keep up with throughout the year. Each year I vow to eat healthier, focus on school, save money and many more. This year is different. I’m looking at 2013 in a whole new light.

My FPRA Internship with the DBPR

Being a member of the FPRA Student Chapter has opened up so many doors for me. Between the professional development trips, networking meetings and mentor/mentee social, I have met many amazingly successful professionals across the state and have learned so much about the world of public relations

FPRA Renewal Window Closing!

It’s time to renew your FPRA membership. If you did not receive a renewal form in the mail you can renew online at or download the renewal application here. If you have not renewed your FPRA membership, it has expired and must be updated to continue receiving services from the State Association and your Capital Chapter. Please […]

November Luncheon: The PR of Politics

By: Kelly Schwantes Communications Intern, Department of Business and Professional Regulation & FPRA Student Chapter Member  This month, the FPRA Capital Chapter hosted “The PR of Politics” to give a post-election wrap-up with Gary Yordon and Steve Vancore, hosts of North Florida’s and South Georgia’s premier political talk program, “The Usual Suspects.” Gary Yordon has served as […]