Join us for our GFW PRSA half-day workshop on Wednesday, October 10, at Colonial Country Club!

Improve your pitching success rate and enhance your PR writing with Michael Smart’s PR tips. Learn specific, actionable strategies you can apply immediately to re-charge your media outreach and hone your PR skills at PRSA’s half-day workshop on Wednesday, October 10. The luncheon following the workshop will focus on reaching influencers and journalists in the new media relations landscape.

An independent communications trainer, Smart is regularly among the highest-rated speakers at the industry’s largest conferences. A former newspaper journalist, Michael has won national and regional awards for news release and feature writing.

Schedule:

  • 7:15 a.m. – Master Breakfast
  • 8 a.m. – Seminar Registration/Networking
  • 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. – SMARTer PR Workshop
  • 11:30 a.m. – noon – Luncheon Registration/Networking
  • Noon – 1 p.m. – Luncheon Program

Location:

Colonial Country Club 

Register here.

Join us for our next GFW PRSA luncheon on Wednesday, August 8, at Colonial Country Club!

Reaching diverse, segmented audiences is often among the most challenging work for PR professionals. Without the resources to reach minority communities, PR professionals need exceptional strategy and tactics.

Kimberly Sims and Shannon McCord work in the communications and public involvement department at the North Texas office of HNTB Corporation, an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and private owners and contractors. They will share their knowledge and past successes in penetrating hard-to-reach, diverse target audiences.

When: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 11:30 AM  – 1:00 PM

Where: Colonial Country Club 

Register here.

Summer Happy Hour

Beat the Texas heat at Greater Fort Worth Chapter of PRSA’s Summer Happy Hour! Join us at Off The Record West on Magnolia on Thursday, July 26, from 5:30-7 p.m., for a refreshing drink and great company. Attendees will be entered to win a free Worthy Awards entry (value of $75-100). The cost is $5 per person (appetizers included).

When: Thursday, July 26, 2018 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Central Time

Where: Off The Record West

Register here.

GFW PRSA March Happy Hour

Mark your calendars for the Greater Fort Worth Chapter of PRSA’s March Happy Hour! Join us at World of Beer on Thursday, March 22, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to catch up with peers and enjoy a refreshing drink. The cost is $5 per person (appetizers included).

When: Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM (CST)

Where: World of Beer, 3252 W 7th Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76017, USA

Dress Code: Business Attire


Register here.

PRSA 2018 Officer Slate

The 2017 PRSA nominating committee is pleased to present the slate of officers for 2018. Members will be asked to vote on the slate at the October luncheon. Please plan to attend and cast your vote!

  • President: Lisa Albert
  • VP Membership/President Elect: Beth Lamb
  • VP Programs: Tracy Greene
  • Treasurer: Brian Murnahan
  • Treasurer-elect: Kate Norris
  • Secretary: William Moore
  • Past President: Claire Bloxom Armstrong

Director (3 year term)

  1. Richie Escovedo, APR (year 2 of 3 year term – Jan. 2017- Dec. 2019)
  2. Michelle Clark, APR (year 1 of 3 year term – Jan. 2018 – Dec. 2020)
  3. Amiso George, APR, Fellow PRSA (year 1 of 3 year term – Jan. 2018 – Dec. 2020)

Assembly Delegates (3 year term)

  1. Margaret Ritsch, APR, Fellow PRSA (year 2 of 3 year term – Jan. 2017- Dec. 2019)
  2. Gigi Westerman, APR, Fellow PRSA (year 2 of 3 year term – Jan. 2017- Dec. 2019)
  3. Based on current membership we are not eligible for 3 delegates- Michelle Clark’s director position will double as a third delegate should we reach the membership threshold during her director term.