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July Professional Development Meeting

July 14, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Speed Rounds

Thursday, July 14 | 11:30 a.m. Networking | noon – 1 p.m. Presentation

The Ocala Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association will hold its monthly professional development meeting at the College of Central Florida Ocala Campus on Thursday, July 14, from noon-1 p.m., with networking starting at 11:30 a.m. 

Join us Thursday, July 14 at Noon for a sizzling session of rotating speed rounds featuring:

  • Research? Who has time for that? (Allison Campbell, APR, CPRC)
  • Heads Up: Here’s Your Headshot (Danielle Veenstra, Ocala photographer)
  • Video Vibes: Tips & Tricks to Make Yours Even Better (Jeff Dillon, Dillon Video Productions)

Our experts will lead 15-minute speed rounds to rumble up your research, highlight your headshot, and invigorate your video production skills. You’ll even take home a fresh headshot in the process.

Allison Campbell, APR, CPRC, serves as an elected member of the Marion County School Board and owns her own PR business. With research experience including the non-profit, communications, and private healthcare industries, she can help determine home runs for measurable research. She’s also a doctoral candidate with heavy emphasis in communications research.



Danielle Veenstra works as the digital marketing manager for CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion and is a freelance photographer in the Ocala area.



Jeff Dillon owns his own video production company that’s operated in Ocala for 37 years. A former TV news journalist, Jeff makes his mark now with award-winning videos for marketing and sales promotions, manufacturing, equine, medical, real estate, aerials, travel and tourism, and more.


The cost to attend the in-person meeting is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Please RSVP below.

As friendly reminders: When RSVPing, pay for your reservation online, accept the calendar invite and send hospitality chair Jen Pagh an email at [email protected]. If you RSVP and cannot attend unexpectedly, we’re not able to provide reimbursements because the chapter is charged for the headcount provided a week before the meeting. As an alternative, you may send a designee.


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About the Monthly Program

The FPRA Ocala Chapter’s monthly professional development meeting that includes lunch is held on the third Friday of each month from August through April. From May through July, the chapter meets on the third Thursday of each month (due to the College of Central Florida’s summer schedule).

Networking takes place from 11:30-11:55 a.m., and the one-hour program begins promptly at noon. RSVPs cannot be guaranteed without payment.

If you have already prepaid annually or quarterly for the professional development meetings, RSVP by emailing Kristina Donohue at [email protected] to reserve your seat.

To prepay online and save time when checking in at the meeting, RSVP by using your PayPal account or credit card to pay for your seat.


July 14, 2022
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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