Don’t delay, RENEW your membership today!

It’s time again 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. Your FPRA membership expires on October 31, 2012. Please return renewal form with your payment by November 1, 2012. All forms should be retured directly to […]

Get Involved on a Committee

A great way to enhance and maximize your membership in FPRA is by being active in chapter activities, which provide you an opportunity to network with your peers, expand your skills and utilize your strengths. The Capital Chapter is seeking volunteers to assist with membership, treasury, event planning and other activities. We can customize your […]

FPRA To Offer Free Public Relations Counseling

Florida Public Relations Association’s Capital Chapter Hosts Annual ER for PR Next Month The Capital Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) announces the return of its annual “ER for PR” public relations counseling event for small businesses and nonprofits in the Big Bend area. Organizations that are interested in learning how public relations tactics can enhance efforts […]

Annual Conference Scholarship

The Capital Chapter is offering two, need-based scholarships for the FPRA Annual Conference registration. FPRA’s 74th Annual Conference is a wonderful professional development opportunity with exciting guest speakers and fun networking events. The conference is taking place at the Renaissance World of Golf Village Resort in St. Augustine August 5-8. Click here to download the […]

ER for PR Medics Needed!

ER for PR is looking for experienced Capital Chapter members to serve as counselors for an hour-long (10:00-11:00 am), one-on-one counseling session with the nonprofit representatives and small business owners. ER for PR will be Thursday, August 23, 2012. For more information on this event or if you are interested in being a counselor please […]

Nominating Committee Announces Proposed Slate of Officers, Directors for 2012-2013

The Capital Chapter is pleased to announce that the chapter’s Nominating Committee has made its nominations for the 2012-2013 Slate of Officers and Directors of the chapter board. The following nominations will be voted on by chapter members at the July 19th luncheon meeting: Officers President: Erica Villanueva President-Elect: Sandi Poreda, APR Immediate Past President: […]

Nominate Yourself for the Joe Curley Rising Leader Award

The Joe Curley Rising Leader Award is intended to identify and honor up-and-coming individual FPRA members for their personal dedication, and demonstration of emerging leadership traits along with dedicated active involvement in FPRA Chapter activities, programs, functions and events. The honor includes a $500 cash award and a $500 FPRA state credit that the winner […]

Meaningful Connections made at May Membership Meeting: Social Media, Conversation & the Emerging Web

The May FPRA Capital Chapter Monthly Meeting opened with a heartfelt applause and a standing ovation for Heidi Otway, surrounded by her family and fellow PR professionals, as she received the Stanley Tate Professional Award for Service.

What followed were keen insights into the emerging world of Web 3.0. Michael Winn, digital marketing director at RB Oppenheim Associates and chief digital officer at Digital Opps introduced Capital Chapter members to new tools to help manage the increasingly complex content on the web.