FPRA Celebrates its 77th
Annual Conference
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PR professionals from around the state, the nation and from abroad recently convened in Orlando, Fla. to partake in what has become known as the PR event of the year for professional development and networking. Kicking conference off was VP of Annual Conference Laura Byrnes, APR, CPRC, followed by opening speaker Elise Mitchell, APR, Fellow PRSA, on the topic of Full Throttle Leadership (Mitchell pictured above).

Highlights of Annual Conference included FPRA's 58th Golden Image Awards, recognizing the best of the best in public relations, and the Presidents' Luncheon where FPRA State President Rachel Smith, APR, CPRC, recognized and celebrated the accomplishments of FPRA's Chapters from around the state.

Also honored at this year's Presidents' Luncheon was Bob Gernert, APR, CPRC, who was bestowed Life Membership and Joe Hice, APR, CPRC, as this year's Past President Award recipient.

At this year's Golden Image Awards, An Evening with the Stars, Terri Behling, APR, CPRC, was recognized as the Association's Member of the Year and Kara Winton, APR, CPRC, was presented the Association's Doris Feischman Award. Tricia Ridgway-Kapustka, APR, CPRC, was presented FPRA's highest honor -- the John W. Dillin Award for her professional contributions to the Association and the field of public relations.


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