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.

Blooming Mobile Trends: 3 Tips to Help You Flourish

Facebook has had a busy few weeks. On Monday, the newly-public company released its iOS app for brand pages. While pages have always been accessible through the standard Facebook app, this is specifically designed for administrators.

FPRA Image Award Winners Announced

More than 110 public relations professionals and local dignitaries (including Mayor John Marks, Mrs. Jane Marks, and DBPR Secretary Ken Lawson) gathered at the FSU Alumni Center April 19 in Mardi Gras green, purple and gold and celebrated Tallahassee’s best PR programs and tools. The following is a list of the winners of each category. Division […]

Local PR Pros Honor Their Best This Thursday, April 19

Capital-area public relations firms plan to “let the good times roll” this week when Florida Public Relations Association’s Capital Chapter hosts its annual signature Image Awards ceremony this Thursday, followed by a Mardi Gras-themed social at Krewe de Gras in Midtown that evening.

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 […]

A Really Big Rant: E-mail Courtesy

A Really Big Rant: E-mail Courtesy

I was in the mood to write a sweet blog today about our “hidden talents” and how to hone in on what we’re good at and not worry so much about what we’re not good at.