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Stay updated on everything Blue Ridge PRSA has to offer!


Pride Month is held annually in June to commemorate what have become known as the Stonewall Riots, which sparked the modern gay rights movement in June 1969. Members of the LGBTQ community gathered to protest a police raid at New York City’s Stonewall Inn.


Throughout the month, PRSA will offer a wide range of professional development and educational resources, all designed to recognize and celebrate the LGBTQ+ population within and beyond the communications profession, as well as promote the values of diversity, equity, inclusion, acceptance and advocacy. These resources, as you’ll see below, include webinars and other presentations, toolkits and editorial content. Additional offerings will also be announced and available throughout the month.



 



In the world of PR, reputation management is the guardian angel of success. It's the art of curating and protecting the image of clients and brands in the eyes of the public. In an age where perception is everything, PR professionals wield the power to shape narratives, build trust, and weather storms. A solid reputation isn't just a badge of honor; it's the cornerstone of credibility and influence in the ever-evolving landscape of media and public opinion.

Join BRPRSA on Thursday, June 20th at noon for this FREE event!




 


Sponsorships &

Awards Committee!


Our sponsorship committee could really use your help in finding local businesses that would like to team up with BRPRSA to sponsor our awesome networking events!

If you've got any leads or contacts, just shoot a message over to Alla at a.daniel@eddyalexander.com.

 

Who doesn't appreciate the honor of receiving an award? We all do! But you know what's even more fulfilling? Collaborating and supporting other PR chapters by evaluating award entries! Our Awards Committee invites you to join in on the fun! Contact Sherry at sherry.wallace788@gmail.com for all of the info! (Pro Tip for APRs - judging is an opportunity to get service points!)


 

Did you know....

PRSA offers group membership! Group Membership is a great way to demonstrate the value of professional development and create easy access to continuing education on topics of special interest to public relations and communications professionals.  If you have 5 or more PR professionals in your organization, this is also a great way to save some money!



PRSA also offers professional development, webinars, and more, including topics like Tackling Misinformation! Find a full listing of PRSA resources by clicking here.


 
Ready to connect with members of our BRPRSA Board?
Just click on their names to drop them an email.

President-elect: Brittany Madonna

Secretary: Shayne Dwyer 


Want to get involved? We have opportunities for you to serve on committees! Reach out to Hannah for more information!













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