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.

The 15 Biggest Body Language Mistakes


As communicators, we most often think of our written or spoken words. What does our body language communicate?

Are Women Your Target Audience?


Are you developing messaging to reach women? Here’s some insight on your target audience…

The Power of Words


This ad is getting a lot of buzz. What’s your feedback on how well this communicates the message?

Social Media 2014


This is the video on social media Dr. Sandra Chance shared at the June luncheon.