Entries by Diane Slaughter

President’s Notes | December 2018

“Sleigh bells ring, are you listening? In the lane, snow is glistening…” “Winter Wonderland” by Felix Bernard and Richard B. Smith The recent snowfalls have gotten me into the holiday spirit. It’s time to wind down, reflect and recharge. It was a year of good meetings and great networking – I am hopeful that everyone […]

Chapter & Verse | December 2018

Please visit our December issue of Chapter & Verse for highlights of our November events in Charleston and Morgantown, highlights of 2018 meetings, installation of the 2019 board of directors, a welcome to new members who joined in 2018, highlights of PRSA-WV member benefits and a notice on how to win a gift card in 2019, plus a note […]

PRSA’s Fall “Triple Play” Promotion is Underway

FREE Chapter dues plus FREE Section dues and NO initiation Fee For a limited time, if you join PRSA for only $260, you’ll receive three memberships for the price of one! In addition to PRSA National membership, which connects you to more than 21,000 public relations and communication professionals, new members also receive a free Chapter membership […]

September Fun with United Way Day of Caring

In lieu of a traditional meeting, PRSA-West Virginia participated in the United Way Day of Caring in the Charleston area. The Day of Caring was about mobilizing the caring power of people in our community. We gave an hour or two on a Wednesday when we painted the floor of the Nitro Food Pantry…and we […]

September is “Ethics Month”

September is Ethics Month for PRSASmartBrief – the monthly publication by PRSA national – publishes various articles that our members should find interesting to read, and possibly file away for future reference. Please take a few minutes and review the following:August 28, 2018    When Passion Meets EthicsSeptember 6, 2018    Ethics and You: Leading the WaySeptember 13, 2018    Saying […]

President’s Notes | September 2018

“Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.” – Malcolm Forbes It’s back-to-school season, when kids everywhere are getting new books, returning to their routines and studying. … It’s a good time for us to do the same. September is national ethics month – and while ethical concerns happen daily […]

Chapter & Verse | September 2018

Please visit our August issue of Chapter & Verse for highlights of our August event at Power Park, sponsored by Appalachian Power, information on entering the PRSA-East Central District Diamond Awards (with an early deadline of September 17), highlights of PRSA-WV member benefits and a reminder on how to win a gift card click the detailed information.  […]

Chapter & Verse | August 2018

Please visit our August issue of Chapter & Verse for highlights of our July meeting with Ann Green, ways to implement your strategic plan, highlights of PRSA-WV member benefits and a reminder on how to win a gift card.  Additional articles cover details of the August 15 “PRSA at the Park” event, sponsored by Appalachian Power, upcoming meetings […]

President’s Notes | August 2018

“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.” – Edmund Burke It’s hard to believe it’s the end of July. The year is flying by. Let’s take some time to relax and enjoy what’s left of summer by enjoying a hot dog and taking in a […]

State Journal Coverage of Crystal Awards Celebration

For nearly 40 years, West Virginia communications professionals have come together to hone their skills and learn how they may better serve their employers or clients. The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is the nation’s largest professional organization serving the communications community with a mission to “make communications professionals smarter, better prepared and more […]