Cannabis

PR Group to Present Workshop About Selling Medical Cannabis in Florida

The featured speaker will be Todd Beckwith, director of corporate affairs at AltMed Enterprises.

10/14/2021 By Staff

Talks

Author Craig Pittman to Speak at Local Public Relations Association’s September Program

Pittman, an award-winning journalist, author and Sarasota Magazine contributor, will take attendees on a virtual journey through Florida on Sept. 21.

09/09/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Local Public Relations Association Announces 2021 Board, Officers

Melanie Reda of KSC Inc. has been named president of the board.

08/24/2021 By Staff

Events

Local Public Relations Association to Present Master Class on Balance

Featured speakers include Carolyn Maue, Blair Bloomston and Jamie Coffey.

05/12/2021 By Staff

Awards

Local PR Association Announces 2021 Image Awards Winners

The competition recognizes work in three divisions: public relations programs, public relations collateral and public relations digital tools.

04/14/2021 By Staff

Public Relations

CWC-FPRA to Host Webinar on 'Striking the Balance in a Year of Transformation'

The event will feature Alyson Genert, senior director of corporate communications at Universal Orlando.

02/04/2021 By Staff

Workshops

Local Public Relations Association to Present Writing Workshop

The workshop will feature veteran writer and Poynter Institute senior scholar Roy Peter Clark.

01/11/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Elise Ramer Earns Certified Public Relations Counselor Credential

Ramer is the senior director of public relations for Premier Sotheby’s International Realty.

01/06/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Local FPRA President Earns Public Relations Accreditation

Eleni Kouvatsos is the senior manager of communications at First Watch Restaurants.

10/28/2020 By Staff

Events

Local Public Relations Association Presents Virtual 'State of the Media' Events

The weeklong event will feature 30-45-minute conversations with local media representatives, including Sarasota magazine editor-in-chief Susan Burns.

10/07/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Local Public Relations Association Announces 2020-21 Board

Eleni Kouvatsos of First Watch Restaurants, Inc. was named board president.

08/24/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Local PR Pros Named to FPRA State Executive Board

Kim Livengood, APR, CPRC, and Elise Ramer, APR, were elected to Florida Public Relations Association State Board.

08/04/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Local Professional Earns Public Relations Accreditation

Andrea Knies is the communications director for the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County and the co-founder of Compass Rose History Experiences.

07/23/2020 By Staff

Awards

Andrea Knies Recognized With Joe Curley Rising Leader Award

The award identifies and honors up-and-coming members who demonstrate emerging leadership traits along with dedicated, active involvement in chapter activities.

05/26/2020 By Staff

Awards

Local PR Association Celebrates Image Awards Winners Virtually

The annual awards program showcases the best practices and programs in local public relations and communications.

04/15/2020 Photography by Staff

Workshops

Local Public Relations Association to Host 'Focus 20/20: Visual Storytelling' on Jan. 22

Participants will learn tips and trends for video content.

01/17/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Public Relations Association Raises More Than $10,000 for 'Operation' Creator

Proceeds were split between "Operation" inventor John Spinello and the Family Network on Disabilities of Manasota.

11/20/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Local Professionals Earn Public Relations Accreditation

Sharon Kunkel and Elise Ramer have received their APR designations.

10/30/2019 By Staff

Business

Local PR Chapter Announces New Corporate Sponsorship

As a sponsor, Achieva Credit Union is underwriting the chapter’s monthly networking and educational programs.

09/09/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Local Professional Earns Public Relations Accreditation

In earning her APR, Erin Hoffer of KSC Inc. joins more than 5,000 other professionals nationally.

08/23/2019 By Staff