July 9th Affinity Call: Strategic Planning

June 28, 2013

It’s finally summer, the time many Chapter boards pull together and talk about goals, objectives, strategies and tactics….not necessarily in that order!

If you have suffered the joys and pains of strategic planning in your Chapter (or other organization) and lived to tell the tale, we want to hear from you!

Join your District colleagues Tuesday, July 9 from Noon to 1 p.m. (Central) to talk about what has worked for you, what pitfalls to be wary of, how to prepare for a successful session(s) and other tales from the challenging (and rewarding) world of strategic planning.

Contact Jim Streed, APR [jgstreed@integrysgroup.com] for call-in details.

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PRSA’s PRServing America accepting applications

June 5, 2013

PRSA has begun accepting applications for the “PRServing America” award. This program honors public relations practitioners engaged in superior public service initiative on behalf of their Chapters, Districts and Sections.

Winning entries are recognized with cash awards of up to $2,500 to support your group’s continued efforts. Got your interest?

Entry deadline:

  • September 23, 2013

Submission Basics:

  • One-page summary of the program
  • One-page description for each of the five judging areas (Planning/Content, Originality, Resources, Results and Advancing Public Relations)

For more information and to see last year’s winners, visit the PRServing America website or email prservingamerica@prsa.org.

Good luck!