(Sponsored by Willis Smith Construction)
SARASOTA, FL (March 10, 2014) – The Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (CWC-FPRA) presents “Passionate Blogging” with Robin Draper, founder of Authentic Florida, at its monthly professional development meeting on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at The Meadows Country Club, 3101 Longmeadow, Sarasota, Florida 34235. Register at www.cwcfpra.com or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sarasota native and founder of AuthenticFlorida.com, Robin Draper will share her passion, her experience and the lessons she learned while developing her blog. Learn how she created and promoted her website on a “shoestring budget” while building a business. Her website was recently voted “Best Food Blog” by the 2014 Florida Blogger and Social Media Conference.
Following college graduation, Robin Draper spent two years in the Peace Corps on a remote island in Micronesia, where she developed her sense of adventure. She returned to the United States, spending over 20 years in senior management as a fundraiser with United Way, Sonoma State University and the Gulf Coast Community Foundation.
Draper’s lifelong passion has been discovering Florida’s enchanting treasures. Reclaiming her authentic Florida heritage has become her life passion and inspirational compass. Draper’s E-book, Authentic Florida, features her favorite places to travel and is available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) has been serving Florida public relations professionals for 70 years, having been founded in 1938 by Lt. Col. John W. Dillin. FPRA is the oldest public relations organization in the United States. There are 15 professional chapters and many university chapters located throughout Florida, including the Central West Coast Chapter. The Central West Coast Chapter was formed in 1966 and has more than 120 members from Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto counties. Members represent area businesses, nonprofits, independent public relations agencies/partnerships, and students. For more information, please visit www.cwcfpra.com.