Awards program recognizes the best work of local professionals in the field of public relations, marketing and communications
The Central West Coast chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (CWC-FPRA) will host its annual Image Awards event on Wednesday, April 17, from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Grove Restaurant (10670 Boardwalk Loop) in Lakewood Ranch. This year’s theme is “All that Glitters is Gold” and television anchor Hallie Peilet from the Suncoast News Network (SNN) will emcee. The Image Awards program showcases the best of the best in local communications, marketing, public relations and advertising work.
Open to the public, the cost is $25/CWC-FPRA members, and $35/guests. Registration is available online at www.cwcfpra.com. The event is sponsored by Premier Sotheby’s International Realty.
The winners were selected from submissions that demonstrated the most successful projects based on innovation, planning, and design. Work is recognized in three divisions: Public Relations Programs, Printed Tools of Public Relations, and Audio-Visual Tools of Public Relations.
Hallie Peilet is a reporter and the evening anchor at local TV station SNN. Before moving to the Suncoast in 2017, she graduated from Indiana University with a degree in broadcast journalism and a minor in music. She has reported live for broadcast markets in Chicago and Indiana, and now Sarasota, where she grew up vacationing to visit snowbird grandparents.
“This event is an excellent opportunity to recognize local talent in PR and communications,” said Rhonda Leiberick, APR, board president of CWC-FPRA. “Each year, professionals come together to celebrate, network, and learn from and be inspired by colleagues who are leading the way in their field.”
The Central West Coast chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association meets monthly for professional development luncheons and networking. Visit www.cwcfpra.com for more information.