SARASOTA, Fla. (May 10, 2023) – The Central West Coast chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (CWC-FPRA) will present the professional development event, “Communications and the Human Experience,” on Wednesday, May 17, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The event – which is open to members and guests – takes place at the Lee Wetherington Boys & Girls Club (3130 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota).
The program will feature Rogelio (Roger) Capote, who has over 16 years of experience in award-winning nonprofit experiential marketing, community engagement, operational oversight, and business development. He is the senior vice president of marketing & community relations and chief communications officer (CCO) at CAN Community Health (CAN), a nonprofit healthcare organization providing specialized medical care to communities regardless of their ability to pay. Capote will discuss strategies to identify ways people can connect personal experiences to internal and external messaging/communications.
“Roger served as a panelist for one of our previous professional development events and he really stood out as someone we wanted to hear more from,” says Sheryl Vieira, president of CWC-FPRA. “Roger isn’t just an experienced practitioner – he is also a valued member of our association. We are looking forward to welcoming him to our May program!”
Tickets are $30/members, $40/future members; cost includes lunch. To register, visit cwcfpra.com/events.
CWC-FPRA’s annual corporate sponsors are Caldwell Trust Company and Next-Mark, with additional financial support courtesy of Joe Curley, APR, CPRC. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties and Sir Speedy have graciously donated spaces and resources as in-kind sponsors.
CWC-FPRA meets monthly for professional development luncheons and networking. These events are designed to expose attendees to current public relations practices and developments in the communications industry. Visit cwcfpra.com for more information.
About The Central West Coast chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association
The Central West Coast chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (CWC-FPRA) is a network of public relations, marketing and communications professionals from Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto counties who come together for professional development and to build a network of peers. As an active part of the oldest statewide public relations organization in our country, CWC-FPRA takes pride in being the largest chapter in the state and in having a 56-plus-year history of presenting stimulating programs and advancing the professional growth of its members. The Florida Public Relations Association is dedicated to developing public relations practitioners who, through ethical and standardized practices, enhance the public relations profession in Florida. For more about CWC-FPRA, visit cwcfpra.com.