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Call for Judges for PRSA Bluegrass Awards
August 20, 2015
Review award-winning PR work, glean fresh ideas and get tips on improving your own entries.
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June President’s Message
May 31, 2015
If some of the brightest and most talented marketing and public relations professionals couldn’t figure out where to draw the line, how could I expect a bunch of 20 year-olds to fare any better? The message they heard loud and clear was that the line between PR and marketing has blurred.
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Conference Sponsorships Awarded to Area Students
May 28, 2015
PRSA Richmond will provide three students from Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia State University and Longwood University with their PRSSA conference registration.
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Rising Star Spotlight: Jay Ell Alexander  
May 27, 2015
At the 2015 Virginia Public Relations Awards held May 21, Jay Ell Alexander was named this year's Rising Star.
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Regional Work Honored at 68th Annual Virginia PR Awards
May 22, 2015
Virginia21; Free Agents Marketing and Bon Secours Virginia Health System; and PadillaCRT and The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers take home Best in Show awards.
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Spotlight on 2015 Thomas Jefferson Award Winner: Suzanne Hall
May 19, 2015
Suzanne Hall, the chief communications officer for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, is this year's winner of the Thomas Jefferson Award for Excellence, which recognizes the achievement of a seasoned public relations practitioner who has made an ongoing commitment to the advancement of the profession.
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Chapter to Vote on Bylaws Changes June 24
May 14, 2015
The PRSA Richmond Board of Directors appointed a Bylaws Review Committee, chaired by President-Elect Andrew Ryan, APR, to analyze the chapter’s bylaws and identify gaps, inconsistencies, ambiguities and failures to conform to the national bylaws and governing rules or to follow best practices in bylaws construction.
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May President’s Message
May 03, 2015
Ask anyone who has served as PRSA Richmond’s president and you’ll hear the same thing: “It’s all downhill after May.” Spring is an insanely busy time for our chapter. But it’s such a good thing!
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Girls on the Run Selected as 2015 Pro Bono Organization
May 03, 2015
The chapter will work with Girls on the Run to create a communications strategy to raise awareness of the group and help it reach its target audiences.
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PRSA Richmond Hosts First Mid-Atlantic District APR Boot Camp
May 03, 2015
Fifteen people from across the country attended the four-day event, and seven PRSA Richmond members achieved accreditation as a result of participating.
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April President’s Message
March 31, 2015
Well, we did it. We launched a new website—from RFP to unveiling—in under two months. Never underestimate a group of public relations practitioners working under deadline!
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March President’s Message
March 01, 2015
Is it just me or does anyone else feel like the public relations industry in Central Virginia is booming?
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