OCALA FPRA March Professional Development Program – Fall Therapy: Learning to walk with ethical integrity when you are destined to fall along the way

SPEAKER:    Ginger Broslat, APR, CPRC– Communications consultant and VP of accreditation and certification of Florida Public Relations Association DATE:           Fri., March 23, 2018 TIME:            Networking 11:30 – Program Noon – 1:00 p.m. … Continued

Congratulations, Nick Zoller, APR!

Nick Zoller, APR, of the Ocala Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) recently earned professional public relations accreditation, and received the designation of Accredited in Public Relations (APR). Zoller joins the more than 4,300 active public relations professionals … Continued

PRestige February 2018

FPRA Really Is For Leaders

The New Year kicked off with many opportunities for professional development through FPRA. My LeadershipFPRA class had two separate sessions this past month. The first session was part of the Counselor’s Network Winter Symposium. I found this session valuable because … Continued

Ocala Public Relations Group to Host Workshops in Preparation for Mid-Florida Image Awards Competition

Ocala, FL. (January 11, 2018)— The Ocala Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association is pleased to host the Mid-Florida Local Image Awards Competition, “PaRade of Excellence,” coming this spring.  The Local Image Awards Competition recognizes outstanding public relations programs … Continued

Jingle, Mix and Mingle at the Holiday Social

(Ocala) Join Marion County public relations professionals as they ring in the holidays, mix the wine for the 2018 Mid-Florida Image Awards and mingle with friends. The festivities will begin as attendees gather at the Corkscrew, one of Ocala’s lovely … Continued

The art and science of storytelling: A case study from an award-winning project

OCALA FPRA September Professional Development Program TOPIC:          The art and science of storytelling: A case study from an award-winning project SPEAKER:    Heather Danenhower, APR, CPRC, Communications Manager, Duke Energy DATE:            Fri., Jan … Continued

LeadershipFPRA: Leading and Managing

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” -John F. Kennedy The second LeadershipFPRA class had our first session today. Carolyn Maue, Executive Coach and Consultant at the Maue Center facilitated the leading and managing session. My classmates and I took … Continued

Ridesharing battle in Florida: How Uber drives results in Florida with sound public relations

Does your organization struggle to grow from regulatory constraints? Learn from the Uber Public Affairs Manager, Javier Correoso as he shares how the ridesharing pioneer used public relations strategies to revolutionize an industry. Since Bosses Day is Monday prior to … Continued

Ocala Leaders at FPRA Conference

The public relations professionals in the Ocala/Marion County area were proven to be among the leaders in the state, and received recognition at the Florida Public Relations Association Annual Conference Aug. 6-9, 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes.   VP … Continued

Get an insider’s look at the APR

Whether you are preparing for the Accredited in Public Relations (APR) exam or just exploring the path to accreditation, plan to join your Central Florida colleagues for an informative discussion and Q&A. Ginger Broslat, APR, CPRC, will share her experience … Continued

What Disney Movies Say About Public Relations

Our friends at PR Daily have a great article to teach us a bit more about PR looking through the eyes of Disney characters.

FPRA Ocala Chapter honors communicators of the year

The Ocala Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) has named its 2014 Wilton F. Martin Communicator of the Year award winners, recognizing local professionals for their outstanding communication with respective audiences and for their furthering of the public … Continued

A Grammar Lesson From Weird Al

Have you seen the Weird Al Yankovic Blurred Lines parody? Could Word Crimes be the Conjunction Junction of this generation?

Do you really understand the words you use?

Interesting article shared by Rick Oppenheim from the FPRA Capital Chapter.