Good Manners the Focus at FPRA-Capital Chapter Luncheon

Written By: Karen Kirksey – Public Information Coordinator, The Florida Bar Communications students from Florida State and Florida A&M universities left the traditional classroom setting for a while this week to learn a unique lesson. On Feb. 23, they attended an etiquette luncheon sponsored by the Florida Public Relations Association-Capital Chapter. The seminar, held at […]

A Pep Talk from PR Pros… What More Could You Ask For?

Written By: Valerie Wickboldt – Communications Director, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Big Bend, Inc. Pep talks are great. Pep talks from award-winning professionals are even better. I’m talking, of course, about the FPRA Past President’s Luncheon. At the new luncheon location at the Tallahassee Center, FPRA members listened intently as six well-known favorites answered […]

Update from the Student Chapter

The FPRA Tallahassee Student Chapter is looking forward to their upcoming professional development trip to Atlanta on February 16 and 17. We will be meeting with the public relations professionals of the Atlanta Falcons and Edelman Public Relations Agency. We will also be attending the PRSA Real World Conference for Collegiate Students that will include […]

NON-PROFITS CAN APPLY FOR FREE PR COUNSELING

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Feb. 8, 2010) – The Florida Public Relations Association, Capital Chapter (FPRA) is now accepting applications for its 11th Annual “ER for PR” event, a free counseling workshop for non-profit organizations. FPRA will select 15 local organizations to be advised by experienced public relations “medics” on ways to implement public awareness campaigns, special […]

3 Social Media Resolutions For 2010

Besides being the year of bailouts, Balloon Boy and Susan Boyle, 2009 will also be remembered as the year social media went mainstream. Facebook watched its membership grow by more than 200 million users; Twitter became a media darling; and big brands like Ford, Burger King and Skittles launched major social media campaigns. A March […]

Welcome to the FPRA Capital Chapter Blog!

Hello and welcome to the Capital Chapter’s new blog! As you all know, social media is a vital tool in public relations and our chapter is using several applications to communicate with our members. Not only will you get regular updates and information through this blog, but you can also stay connected with the chapter […]