Tara Poulton (left) and Sharon Kunkel

Two members of the Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association were recently presented with Golden Image Awards for excellence in public relations programming by the Association. DeSoto County director of special projects Tara Poulton (who is also the president of the Central West Coast Chapter) earned an Award of Distinction on behalf of Michael Taber, Discover DeSoto and the DeSoto Board of County Commissioners for the "Open for Business" social media campaign. Sharon Kunkel of Wordslinger Marketing & PR, who serves as the chapter's vice president of communications, earned an Award of Distinction for a rebranding project, "Community Day School: The Rebirth."