• FPRA February Meeting Notice

    Bob Gernert, APR, CPRC, will speak at the February 15 FPRA meeting.

    (February 3, 2017) Lakeland, FL- The Dick Pope/ Polk County chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association will hold its monthly meeting February 15, 2017 at Fresco’s Bakery & Bistro Underground Speakeasy, located at 132 South Kentucky Avenue, Lakeland, Fla. 33803.
    The monthly meetings include breakfast and networking opportunities. Breakfast is served at 7:30 am, followed by the meeting and presentation from 8:00-9:00 am. This month, the chapter welcomes Bob Gernert, APR, CPRC, retired Executive Director of the Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce. Gernert will facilitate an activity to help us learn from each other and walk away with practical tips to become better PR professionals. Bring one idea…leave with 30.
    The deadline to RSVP for the February meeting is Thursday, February 9, 2017 to avoid the late charge. Members who pre-register for the meeting will be able to attend for $15, guests will be able to attend for $20. Student members who pre-register will be able to attend for $5 and student guests will be able to attend for $10.
    The Dick Pope/ Polk County Chapter of FPRA provides professional development, accreditation and certification, leadership opportunities, recognition, networking, and funding of educational and professional development programs for members. For information on the state organization, visit fpra.org.
    The Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of FPRA holds monthly meetings at the Fresco’s Bakery & Bistro Underground Speakeasy (132 S. Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, Fl 33801) unless otherwise indicated. Members and guests are always welcome but it is necessary to RSVP at FPRA.org or contact Brad Ruhmann at info@fprapolk.org to reserve your seat.