Advancing the Profession and the Professional

Meetings

Monthly meetings provide the opportunity for interaction and education for PRSA-WV Chapter members and guests. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month, generally for a breakfast or luncheon. Our monthly meetings feature local and regional speakers who can bring new perspective to our members, while providing time for networking and exchanging ideas and information.

Reservations are required for these meetings, so please contact we.are.pr@prsawv.org or view our calendar to make your reservation for our next meeting.

Professional development is critical to today's public relations professionals. It provides a mechanism for personal and professional growth by enhancing current job skills and developing new ones. For those who earn the APR designation, it is also mandatory for maintenance of accreditation. In today's business environment, where both time and dollars for education are often scarce, the two half-day professional development seminars provided by PRSA-WV Chapter are a major benefit to chapter members and other professionals in our state. As part of our annual calendar, we feature two outstanding seminars, one in the summer and one in the fall

To be included on our mailing list for these seminars, please e-mail we.are.pr@prsawv.org

 

Upcoming Meeting Schedule



Thanks to our August sponsor:


June 15, 2016

2016 Crystal Awards Gala

Craft your legacy in crystal! It’s time to craft your public relations legacy...in crystal! You’ve done the work. You’ve submitted it. PRSA-Chicago is judging our entries and we\\\\\\\'re waiting for the results. Let’s celebrate – you deserve it! Join us on Wednesday, June 15, when we present the Crystal Awards for outstanding campaigns and projects for 2015. Additionally, awards will be presented for Best in West Virginia (campaign) and a number of individual honors. Internationally known musician Bob Thompson will provide our entertainment during the reception and dinner. This year’s master of ceremonies will be Charlie Cooper. We would like to thank our sponsors, Appalachian Power, Columbia Pipeline Group, MVB, The Manahan Group, WVU School of Business and Economics and the WVU Reed College of Media. This is an excellent opportunity to invite clients and coworkers to the Crystal Awards Gala to celebrate your work. The cash reception begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Culture Center on the grounds of the State Capitol. The event will begin at 6:15 p.m. The cost of the Gala is $35 per student, $40 per member and $45 per guest. Seating is limited to 110, so please register early. Reservations are due by Friday, June 10; you can register and pay online at www.prsawv.org.

The Culture Center, State Capitol, Charleston, WV

5:30 PM

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July 20, 2016

PRSA at the Park - 2016

Join us on Wednesday, July 20, for PRSA at the Park! This is a casual summer evening with baseball, hot dogs, friends and more at Appalachian Power Park watching a West Virginia Power baseball game. Thanks to our sponsor, Appalachian Power, we will be enjoying an evening on the Power Park Party Deck. Your meeting fee includes a ticket to the game with access to the Party Deck, where all food and beverages (including beer and wine) will be part of the package. This is a great opportunity to bring a spouse, a date, a potential member or an intern, hang out with friends and cheer on the home team. The game starts at 7:05 p.m., and our registration opens in front of the main park gate at 6:30. The cost for the evening is $22 per member and $10 for guests and students. We are limited to 150 reservations, so your reservation MUST be received by NOON on Friday, July 15, and can be made online at www.prsawv.org. We look forward to seeing you there! We thank our sponsor, Appalachian Power!

Appalachian Power Park, Charleston, WV

6:30 PM

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August 24, 2016

Ethics and politics: An oxymoron?

Join us for a panel discussion of political elections and issues at the state and national levels, and what role ethics plays on the campaign trail and in the legislative corridors.

12:00 PM

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UPCOMING EVENTS

06.15.2016

2016 Crystal Awards Gala

Craft your legacy in crystal! It’s time to craft your public relations l ... Read More

The Culture Center, State Capitol, Charleston, WV

Register >>

07.20.2016

PRSA at the Park - 2016

Join us on Wednesday, July 20, for PRSA at the Park! This is a casual su ... Read More

Appalachian Power Park, Charleston, WV

Register >>

08.24.2016

Ethics and politics: An oxymoron?

Join us for a panel discussion of political elections and issues at the state an ... Read More

Register >>

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