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April 2019

Coffee Meetup

April 23 @ 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Concord Coffee, 1037 S Florida Ave
Lakeland, FL 33803 United States
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Coffee Meetups are a great opportunity to seek advice or feedback on a project, brainstorm strategy, or simply get to know other chapter members. Members and non-members are welcome to join. Please join us at Concord Coffee on April 23rd at 7:30 a.m. Concord Coffee is a coffee shop and roaster located in the Dixieland Mall in Lakeland that offers a variety of coffee drinks, teas, and locally-made baked goods. No RSVP necessary! Please contact Dave Walter (dwalter@givecf.org) if you…

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May 2019

Lessons Learned as a PIO

May 15 @ 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Fresco’s Downtown Lakeland, 132 S Kentucky Ave
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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Communicating on behalf of a public safety agency can be challenging. Janel Vasallo, public information officer for the Lakeland Fire Department, will draw upon her experiences and offer insightful tips for professionals working in public relations with limited resources. She will be joined by Robin Tillett, PIO for the Lakeland Police Department. Janel and Robin will share how they’ve had to be creative and think outside the box when it comes to providing positive public relations, community education and responding to media during emergency events.

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June 2019

READY: Crisis Communication Workshop

June 7 @ 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
FBCH / One More Child Headquarters, 1015 Sikes Blvd.
Lakeland, FL 33813 United States
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Dealing with organization controversy and crisis in an evolving media world. Are you READY? Join the Florida Public Relations Association to start your plan for dealing with organization controversy and crisis in an evolving media world. Expert public relations professionals will share experiences and guide you through a table top exercise designed to empower you to identify and plan for crises of all scopes. You’ll leave with the tools and resources you need to craft a response plan that represents…

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July 2019

Volunteer Opportunity: Clean-Up at Lake Hunter

July 13 @ 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Hillcrest Coffee, 119 Hillcrest St.
Lakeland, FL 33815 United States
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Free

The Dick Pope / Polk County Chapter is partnering with Hillcrest Coffee to help clean up Lake Hunter. This is a great opportunity to do some good for your community and better get to know your chapter members. Plus, each volunteer gets a complimentary coffee! Volunteers will meet at Hillcrest Coffee at 8:30 a.m., then make our way to Lake Hunter to clean up the surrounding shoreline. Trash bags and trash pickers will be provided by the City of Lakeland.…

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July Monthly Meeting: The Impact of Strategic Storytelling

July 17 @ 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Fresco’s Downtown Lakeland, 132 S Kentucky Ave
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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From mega yachts in Italy to the slums in Central America, Andy McEntire’s work as a filmmaker has taken him all over the world. Andy will share lessons he has learned throughout his journey as a storyteller and entrepreneur.

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