Local FPRA Chapter Donates $4,000 Raised by 2016 Carillon Classic 5K Run & Walk to George W. Harris, Jr. Runaway & Youth Crisis Shelter

Posted on July 27, 2016 in News

  BARTOW, FL (July 22, 2016) – The Dick Pope/Polk County chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) donated $4,000 to the George W. Harris, Jr. Runaway and Youth Crisis Shelter during a meeting of the shelter’s Leadership Board onTuesday, July 12 in Bartow. The shelter is an initiative of Youth and Family Alternatives, […]

Dick Pope/Polk County FPRA Chapter Welcomes PR Pros 
Katie Blondell and Tracy Mouncey as Newest Members

Posted on July 27, 2016 in News

    LAKELAND, FL (July 22, 2016) – The Dick Pope/Polk County chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) welcomed two new members during its monthly professional development meeting on July 20 at the Cleveland Heights Golf & Country Club in Lakeland. Katie Blondell, communications and community outreach director of the 
Keystone Challenge Fund, […]

September’s Profesional Development Meeting/2016-2017 Board Installation & Award Recognition Breakfast

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                LAKELAND, FL (September 21, 2016) —  2016-2017 Board Installation & Award Recognition BreakfastWednesday, September 21, 2016 | 7:30 am Breakfast & 8:00-9:00 Meeting **New Location** Fresco’s Bakery & Bistro Underground  **New Location** Celebrate FPRA’s Successes at the Chapter’s Annual Officer Installation and Awards Ceremony The Dick Pope/Polk County […]

Nominate Leaders Today for FPRA Awards!

Posted on July 8, 2016 in News

On September 21, 2016 the Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of FPRA will gather to install the 2016-2017 officers and directors and I will take on what promises to be the best chapter leadership position I’ve held so far, past president! Before I turn in my gavel and close my year as president I will have […]

Three Dick Pope/Polk County FPRA Chapter Members Awarded Scholarships for FPRA’s 78th Annual Conference

Posted on June 30, 2016 in News

  LAKELAND, FL (June 28, 2016) – Three members of the Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) will attend FPRA’s 78th Annual Conference at Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort in Palm Harbor, FL,  August 7 to 10, on professional development scholarships awarded by the local chapter. Sheila Skipper, assistant professor […]

2016-2017 Proposed Slate of Officers and Directors

Posted on June 17, 2016 in News

Members of the Dick County/Polk County Chapter of FPRA will be asked to cast their vote at the meeting on July 20, 2016  to adopt the proposed slate of officers and directors for the 2016-2017 year. New officers and directors will be installed on September 21, 2016. The nominating committee presents the following names: Officers: President: […]

Celebrate FPRA’s Successes at the Chapter’s Annual Officer Installation and Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 — 7:30 am to 9:00 am in Calendar, News, Uncategorized

RSVP by 9/14 :   or 2016-2017 Board Installation & Award Recognition Breakfast Wednesday, September 21, 2016 | 7:30 am Breakfast & 8:00-9:00 Meeting **New Location** Fresco’s Bakery & Bistro Underground  **New Location** Celebrate FPRA’s Successes at the Chapter’s Annual Officer Installation and Awards Ceremony The Dick Pope/Polk County chapter of FPRA has had quite a busy and […]

FPRA’s 78th Annual Conference

— Sunday, August 7, 2016 9:00 pm to Wednesday, August 10, 2016 9:00 pm in Calendar, News

FPRA’s 78th Annual Conference August 7-10, 2016 Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort Palm Harbor, FL (Tampa Bay Area)     Download: Sample Approval Request Letter to Attend FPRA Conference Budget Now for the 2016 FPRA Annual Conference As you prepare next year’s budget, be sure to include the year’s top professional development event. And this […]

Tampa Bay Chapter’s Annual Media Roundtable

Thursday, June 23, 2016 — 7:30 am to 10:00 am in Calendar, News

Great opportunity from our neighbors in the Tampa Bay area:  June 23, 7:30-10 a.m. at The Centre Club Join us for an unparalleled opportunity to build relationships with local media and hear directly from key players on how to generate effective media coverage. Jointly organized by the local chapters of PRSA and FPRA, the event also […]

DP/PC FPRA Unit Welcomes New Members Brian West of Publix and David Johnson of City of Haines City

Posted on May 19, 2016 in News

The Dick Pope/Polk County chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) welcomed two new members during its monthly professional development meeting on May 18 at the Cleveland Heights Golf & Country Club in Lakeland.Jennifer Olivier, APR, David Johnson, Brian West     David S. Johnson, assistant to the city manager of the City of […]