Call for Nominations – 2023 Stanley Tait Professional Award

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, an award-winning counselor and mentor to many within the Chapter. The purpose of the award […]

September Program Recap – ER for PR

The FPRA Capital Chapter was proud to host our annual ER for PR communications counseling event on Sept. 22 to assist local nonprofits with public relations. During this year’s event, representatives from seven local nonprofit organizations were paired with 13 public relations “medics” for a free counseling session to learn about the best communications tactics […]

August Program Recap – Leadership Celebration

Our leadership celebration and installation of the 2022-2023 officers and directors was a spectacular event! We enjoyed the space and food at Township TLH in College Town. To kick off the event, outgoing chapter president Zoe Linafelt, APR, gave a brief overview of the past year. She shared that two honors were awarded to our […]

Wanted: Nonprofits Looking for Free Public Relations Guidance

The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Capital Chapter is hosting its annual ‘ER for PR’ community event on Thursday, Sept. 22. This event pairs local nonprofits with public relations professionals for a free counseling session to determine the best communications tactics for their goals and mission. Participating organizations will receive a 90-minute session and leave […]

Capital Chapter Winners at the 2022 Golden Image Awards

The statewide FPRA Golden Image Awards celebration at our annual conference highlighted some fantastic work by our own chapter members. Capital Chapter winners are listed below. Here’s a PDF of the complete list of winners. Congratulations, everyone! Agency for Persons with Disabilities Group Home Vaccine Posters – Collateral of Public Relations (Other) Award of Distinction […]

June Program Recap – A Quick-Start Guide to Starting Your Own Communications Consultancy

Date: June 23, 2022 Venue: Florida Health Care Association Panelists: Chirag Shah, Founder & CEO of The Current Agency Michelle Bono, APR, CPRC, CEO of Bono Communications & Marketing Sandi Poreda, APR, President of Bulldog Strategy Group and adjunct professor for the FSU College of Communication & Information Allison Aubuchon, APR, President of Allison Aubuchon […]

15 Steps to a Stunning Image Award Entry

Local Image Awards season will be here before you know it, so why wait? Get your ideas down before crunch time. Need some inspiration? Read last year’s winning entries here (this link is only accessible to FPRA members). FPRA has a full rubric PDF on their website, but here’s an informal cheat sheet for writing […]

Call for Student Scholarship Entries

Call for Student Scholarship Entries

MAKE A VIDEO FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A TRIP TO FPRA’S STATE CONFERENCE! FPRA’s 83rd Annual State Conference FPRA Capital Chapter is sponsoring one FPRA student chapter member to attend this year’s annual conference. FPRA student chapter members will have the opportunity to hear from and network with PR professionals! !!! And may we call […]

May Program Recap – Keeping Your Creativity Alive

Article by Edie Ousley, President, Yellow Finch Strategies, FPRA Member since 2021 Venue: Florida Health Care Association Speakers Nipa Eason, SalterMitchell PR Jim McClellan, Raxis Top Takeaways The importance of creative pursuits outside the office Ideas for maintaining creative inspiration The benefits of extra-office creative pursuits to your clients/employer Recap Storytelling is a creative work […]

April Program Recap – Flip the Script with Chelsea Austin

Article by Claudia Machado-Gellis, Program and Communications Specialist, MADD Florida (FPRA member since 2021) Takeaways: We are worthy just by waking up. Money does not equal success. We are like a business, we all have a unique valuable proposition. Take advantage of labels, redefine them and make them yours! ANYTHING is possible. Wendt Kurtz, former FPRA […]