Chapter Meetings

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Professional Development Meetings

The Dick Pope / Polk County Chapter holds monthly Professional Development Meetings the third Wednesday of each month at Fresco’s in Downtown Lakeland, unless otherwise noted. These meetings are opened to anyone interested in networking with the local public relations community, but an RSVP is required.The breakfasts include presentations and interactive discussions by industry leaders about current public relations topics. Price ranges from $5 to $25. Check out our calendar of events for the latest topics and to RSVP.

Social Events

From time to time, our chapter will host informal networking events. These events are usually free and are open to the public. Check out our calendar of events for any upcoming socials.

Board Meetings

Dick Pope / Polk County Chapter’s Board of Directors is the governing body of the Chapter. The board has supervision, control and direction of the affairs of the Chapter, its committees and publications. It determines the Chapter’s policies and is responsible for executing objectives and supervising the disbursement of its funds. The Board may adopt rules and regulations for the conduct of its business as it deems necessary.

The Board of Directors for the Dick Pope / Polk County Chapter holds monthly meetings the second Thursday of each month at the United Way of Central Florida, unless otherwise noted. Members of the DP/PC Chapter are always welcome to attend these important meetings. An RSVP is not required.