Public Relations Society of America Philadelphia Chapter Announces New Committee to Support Region’s Nonprofits 06/20/2012
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Public Relations Society of America Philadelphia Chapter Announces New Committee to Support Region’s Nonprofits
Nonprofit Resource Committee presents first event with “Speed Coaching for Nonprofits”
PHILADELPHIA (June 18, 2012) — The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Philadelphia Chapter announces the formation of the Nonprofit Resource Committee, a new initiative that brings nonprofit and public relations professionals together for educational, networking and service opportunities. Kory M. Aversa, Aversa PR & Events owner, will chair the inaugural committee. Activities will include educational workshops, industry happy hours, coaching opportunities and days of service. The committee’s first event, “Speed Coaching for Nonprofits,” takes place on Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Replica Creative, 33 South 18th Street, Philadelphia. For more information about the committee or event, visit www.prsa.philly.org, or contact Aversa at 215-840-9216 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“The board of the PRSA Philly is committed to supporting the nonprofit community in a meaningful way,” said Blair Kahora Cardinal, 2012 Philadelphia PRSA president and account supervisor at Buchanan Public Relations. “We want to support the PR efforts of the organizations that better our communities. ”
“Speed Coaching for Nonprofits, the committee’s kick-off event, will take place on Thursday, June 28, 2012, from 5:30pm to 8:00pm, at Replica Creative, 33 South 18th Street, Philadelphia. Philadelphia’s top public relations pros will provide coaching for nonprofits about public relations, social media, communications, branding and partnerships. Confirmed coaches include:
- Advertising, Marketing, Media Sponsorships – Dan Calhoun, Philadelphia Gay News
- Crisis Communications, Partnerships, Government Relations – Linda Woody, Association Headquarters
- Branding, Printing and Design – Representative from Replica Creative
- Building Your Nonprofit Brand – Christine D. Shiffer, American Board of Surgery
- General Communications – Linda Wolohan, APR, Vanguard Public Relations
- Media Relations – Blair Kahora Cardinal, Buchanan Public Relations LLC
- Partnering and Pitching to Bloggers – Linda Pham-Vertlieb, Frugal Philly Mom
- Social & Electronic Media, General Media Relations – Kory Aversa, Aversa PR & Events
Light snacks, wine, summer cocktails and dessert will be provided. The cost is $5 per person. Registration is now open at here. The event is sponsored by Replica Creative, Ms Goody Cupcake and Aversa PR & Events.
For more information about the chapter, visit www.prsa.philly.org; follow PRSA Philly on Twitter (@PRSAPhilly); or connect with the chapter on Facebook (PRSA- Philadelphia Chapter). For more information about the Nonprofit Resource Committee, contact Aversa at (215) 840-9216 or email@example.com.
PRSA Philadelphia provides opportunities for professional development, mentoring and networking for communications professionals. The chapter also produces the region’s most prominent communications job bank, opportunities to earn professional accreditation and agency and individual achievement awards–the Pepperpot Awards, which honor the most outstanding Philly PR campaigns and tactics.
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