Time to Renew your FPRA Membership

Written by: Erica Villanueva As PR pros it’s important for us to to maintain our competitive edge by keeping our skills sharpened and staying informed on the issues and trends that impact us and the companies we represent. This also means growing our professional networks. Your current FPRA membership expires on the last day of […]

MattChevy Shares His Life Lessons (September Luncheon)

Written by: Lauren Antista, Communications Coordinator, Florida Psychological Association Could you make it or break it in just one year using personal branding? Matt Cheuvront did. Matt Cheuvront (@MattChevy) shared his success in personal branding with FPRA’s members at the September member luncheon at the FSU Alumni Center.  In one year Matt went from laid […]

Words of Wisdom and New Leadership at the August Membership Luncheon

Written by: Lauren Antista – Communications Coordinator, Florida Psychological Association 2009-2010 FPRA President, Heidi Otway, APR kicked off the August membership luncheon with a recap of the Capital Chapter’s successes at the recent FPRA conference in Naples.  The Capital Chapter stole the show, receiving more awards than any other chapter, including: the Professional Development Award; the […]

In the Thick of It: Florida’s PR Professionals Take the BP Oil Spill Head-On

Written By: Lauren Antista, MS – Communications Coordinator, Florida Psychological Association June 17, the day of the FPRA’s Capital Chapter monthly membership meeting, marked the 59th day since the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil spill off the coast of Louisiana and the 49th day since the spill’s aftermath began to impact Florida’s coastlines and economy.   The […]

Interested in serving on the FPRA Capital Chapter Board of Directors?

Have you been thinking about how you can get even more engaged in the Capital Chapter?  Now is the time!  Take the next step to fill out your interest survey to serve in a leadership position on our Capital Chapter Board of Directors.  This is a great opportunity learn, make new friends and give back […]

“Open” Debate: Let’s Talk About Facebook

Some people love how quickly social media evolve. They make it a hobby — and sometimes a profession — to keep up with the latest trends and opportunities. Others feel it all too overwhelming to learn a new system just in time to watch it evolve, or worse, fade away into obscurity. As the largest […]

April’s Monthly Meeting Speaker, Muy Buena

Written By: Lauren Antista – Communications Coordinator, Florida Psychological Association April 15, FPRA members gained insight into communicating effectively with Florida’s Hispanic community, an often untapped and overlooked market, from Univision’s, Myriam Masihy.  Masihy credited much of Univision’s success to targeting the rapidly growing Hispanic-Latino population in the U.S.’s unofficial second language – Spanish. Myriam […]

How a Former Anti-FPRA Gal Ended up Enjoying Alexis Lambert’s Lunch Presentation

Written By: Niki Pocock – Communications Specialist, Florida Healthy Kids Corporation A little over a year ago, I wouldn’t have been at the last Florida Public Relations Capital Chapter lunch. I wouldn’t have heard Office of the Attorney General Deputy General Counsel Alexis Lambert give a freakin’ hilarious presentation about media law (seriously, the dry […]

Social Media Savvy at March Membership Meeting

Written By: Lauren Antista – Communications Coordinator, Florida Psychological Association “If it’s out there, someone else can find it,” Alexis Lambert said. FPRA Members were treated to a candid and often humorous look at the legalities of social media at the March membership meeting.  March 17, Alexis Lambert, the Sunshine and Public Records Attorney for […]

11th Annual ER for PR Sparks New Ideas and Friendships For Local Non-Profits

Written By: Jenny Fernandez – Public Relations Director, 180 Communications Last month, local public relations superstars teamed up with FAMU & FSU communications students to pull off the FPRA-Capital Chapter’s 11th Annual ER for PR non-profit counseling event. With fresh coffee and gourmet pastries as fuel, these generous volunteers offered up their time and energy […]