News: Virginia PR Awards

Spotlight on Thomas Jefferson Award Winner: Beth A. Hardy, APR
April 25, 2018
Hardy is president of Hardy Communications and a school board member for Goochland County Public Schools.
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Beth A. Hardy, APR, to be Recognized as Thomas Jefferson Award Winner
April 17, 2018
Hardy is the president of Hardy Communications and a District 4 School Board Member for Goochland County Public Schools.
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Exemplifying Excellence in PR – Thomas Jefferson Award for Excellence
March 02, 2018
Jeff Wilson, APR, vice president at Padilla Richmond, tells us about nominating Mike Mulvihill, APR, for the award in 2016.
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Why Nominate Someone for the Rising Star Award?
February 27, 2018
In 2017, Blake Mirzayan was awarded the Rising Star designation. We asked Rosalie Morton, who prepared his nomination last year, why it is so important to recognize these individuals.
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An Overview of Awards Changes for 2018
January 30, 2018
It’s officially awards season. Virginia Public Relations Awards season, that is. The early bird deadline for entries is February 26, while the final deadline is March 5. Start preparing those submissions!
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Recognize those special PR folks in Virginia!
January 11, 2018
Nominate a PR professional for the Thomas Jefferson and Rising Star Awards, as part of the Virginia PR Awards. The deadline is March 5.
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Enhancements and Recommendations for the Virginia PR Awards
June 29, 2017
We’re looking for chapter members to serve on an ad hoc awards committee that will meet over the summer.
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Blake Mirzayan Named 2017 Rising Star at Virginia PR Awards
May 17, 2017
Mirzayan is an account executive for Padilla.
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The Hodges Partnership executive, others honored at 70th Virginia Public Relations Awards
May 11, 2017
Josh Dare Receives Thomas Jefferson Award of Excellence.
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Spotlight on 2017 Thomas Jefferson Winner: Josh Dare
April 27, 2017
Josh Dare is the co-founder of The Hodges Partnership and is this year's winner of the Thomas Jefferson Award for Excellence.
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March President’s Message
February 25, 2017
May 15, 2013, was the highlight of my professional career—the night I won a Virginia Public Relations Award. Recognition for hard work is always nice, but I don’t think there is anything else I could have done professionally that could have boosted my confidence in my knowledge, skills and abilities as much as winning that award did.
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Award-Winning Advice from a Past Winner: PadillaCRT
February 13, 2017
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