Lake Clean-up with Hillcrest

Hillcrest Coffee 119 Hillcrest St., Lakeland, FL

Our chapter will once again work with Hillcrest Coffee to clean up Lake Hunter on April 30. The City of Lakeland provides trash bags, gloves, and grabbers. We will meet at Hillcrest, 119 Hillcrest St, Lakeland, FL 33815 at 8:30 a.m. for a free coffee of the day/cold brew. Clean-up generally runs 9-11 a.m. Friends […]

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June Monthly Meeting: Proactive Pitching: How to Hit it Out of the Park

My Office & More 122 East Main Street, Lakeland, FL

Join your fellow PR pros as Robyn Felix APR, Communications & Board Services Bureau Chief of Southwest Florida Management District shares tips on proactive pitching. Pitching positive stories to the media is a top priority for the Southwest Florida Water Management District.

Canceled – August Breakfast and Brainstorming

My Office & More 122 East Main Street, Lakeland, FL

While our chapter does not normally hold a monthly meeting in August due to Annual Conference, we are getting together for an informal Breakfast and Brainstorming session.

PR Takeaways from 2022’s Top Stories

My Office & More 122 East Main Street, Lakeland, FL

What do Elon Musk, Peloton, the Oscars and Six Flags have in common? While making headlines, they also made some of the top PR stories in 2022. Brothers Chad and Joe McLeod are the hosts of On Message, a podcast featuring communication tips for leaders, trends and insights into the public relations industry, and the […]

Social Media Lessons, A “Fireside” Chat with Heather Brinckerhoff

My Office & More 122 East Main Street, Lakeland, FL

Join your fellow FPRA members as Heather Brinckerhoff, with QVC, shares her top social media lessons during a fireside chat. Heather will share her social media journey, which includes working for Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia brand, Disney Parks, and more.

Internal Communications – Aligning Hearts & Minds for Greater Success

My Office & More 122 East Main Street, Lakeland, FL

No matter the size, industry, model, or age of an enterprise, internal communications is the critical catalyst towards mission/vision success. Organizations are made up of people, whether two or 200,000. And, people need to be connected, informed, and encouraged. In this session, Garrett Wilburn will be covering the role of internal communications and some best practices for streamlining and elevating communications in any organization.

Simple Tips to Ace Public Speaking

My Office & More 122 East Main Street, Lakeland, FL

Go back to the basics and learn a few simple tips to ace speaking in public. Whether you are presenting to a board room, to your boss or to a room full of people, remembering these simple tips will help you come across with confidence and poise.