President’s Message October 2019

My Objectives… At our board installation last month I outlined my three main focuses for my presidency. In case you missed it, I have outlined them below: Financial Sustainability – We are in great shape financially, thanks to previous fundraisers and conservative...
Know a PR Pro: Chapter President, Brad Ruhmann

Know a PR Pro: Chapter President, Brad Ruhmann

Government affairs, corporate public relations, nonprofit community relations…the list of public relations career tracks goes on and on…and on. Ever wonder what someone else does in their PR role? This new series will spotlight our members’ roles to give you a...
Apply for a FPRA Annual Conference Scholarship

Apply for a FPRA Annual Conference Scholarship

The Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association invites Chapter members to apply for a scholarship to attend FPRA’s annual conference To apply, send a (no more than) two-page letter to the scholarship committee answering the following...
Get Ready for the Image Awards

Get Ready for the Image Awards

Make a list, check it twice, and get a chance to win a little “gold” foryour Image Award entry fee!   Think about your best PR programs, printed and digital tools from 2018 – projects that could potentially be turned into Image Award entries. Make a list of your best...

“Group Discussion: Hurricane Irma”

Hurricane Irma may have brought bleak weather, but it was the time to shine for PR professionals as they relayed important information to the community. At the September 20, 2017 meeting of Dick Pope/Polk County chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association,...

FPRA Welcomes New Board Members

LAKELAND, Fla., August 29, 2017 – The Dick Pope/ Polk County chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association 2017/2018 board members were installed by State President Ryan Gerds, APR, CPRC at the August 17 meeting. The 2017/2018 Dick Pope/ Polk County FPRA...