Local Public Relations Professionals Win Golden Image Awards


Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., Aug. 8, 2018— Six members of the Ocala Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) were presented with Golden Image Awards for excellence in public relations programming at the Association’s annual banquet and conference held … Continued

FPRA Ocala Earns Statewide Recognition from FPRA for Chapter of the Year and Strengthening the FPRA Brand


Ponte Vedra, Fla., Aug. 6, 2018— The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) recently recognized the Ocala Chapter for two awards at the President’s Luncheon at the 80thFPRA Annual Conference. FPRA State President Ryan Gerds, APR, CPRC first recognized the Ocala Chapter … Continued

Katie Hunicutt Inducted to 2018 Joe Curley Rising Leader Class


Ponte Vedra, Fla.,  Aug. 7, 2018— Ocala Health Marketing and Communications Manager Lauren Debick graduated from Leadership FPRA at the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Annual Conference recently. The Joe Curley Rising Leader Award is intended to identify and honor … Continued

Local Public Relations Professionals Recognized for Service on the FPRA State Executive Committee


Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., Aug. 7, 2018— Seven members of the Ocala Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) were recognized for their year of service as executive committee members of the Association’s Board of Directors at its recent … Continued

Marion County Acknowledged in FPRA’s 80th Anniversary Museum Reveal


Association leaders unveiled new panels of the FPRA Museum. Marion County was showcased on a newly added segment of the Florida Public Relations Association museum. The Association celebrated its 80-year legacy at its annual conference at Sawgrass Golf Resort in … Continued

Tina Banner Announces Record Year for FPRAEF Fundraising


As chair of the Florida Public Relations Association Education Foundation, Tina Banner, APR, CPRC announced a milestone gain for the Foundation. Banner announced more than $10,500 had been donated by members and chapters across the state. This amount exceeded Banner’s … Continued

Nick Zoller Receives APR Credential


Ponte Vedra, Fla (Aug. 6, 2018) — Nick Zoller was presented his professional accreditation in public relations, and received the designation of Accredited in Public Relations (APR) at The Associations 80thAnnual Conference. Zoller now joins the more than 5,000 professionals … Continued

Lauren Debick Graduates From Leadership FPRA


Ponte Vedra, Fla.,  Aug. 4, 2018— Ocala Health Marketing and Communications Manager Lauren Debick graduated from Leadership FPRA at the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Annual Conference recently. Debick was chosen to receive a scholarship to participate in the program … Continued

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