May President’s Message: Awards and Nonprofits

Virginia PR Awards
It. Is. Time. . . for the Virginia Public Relations Awards, presented by Padilla! Thursday, May 23rd we’ll gear up with the VIP Happy Hour and celebrate until the air is out of the After Party at the John Marshall Ballrooms in Richmond.  The 2019 Thomas Jefferson Award winner Beth Rilee Monroe, APR, will be honored, and this year’s Rising Star will be revealed.  Congratulating winners and talking trends with colleagues will make it a fantastic night. Don’t wait any longer to buy tickets for the Awards!

Nonprofit News
Coming up Wednesday, May 8th, 10-11am at Six Points Innovation Center, 3001 Meadowbridge Road in Richmond, is the panel Diversity in Nonprofits: How to make diversity and inclusion work for you. The discussion will focus on the importance of a diverse nonprofit board and hearing how local experts prioritize diversity in their communications and PR strategy. The Nonprofit and Diversity Inclusion Committees are hosting this event — FREE for both members and non-members — so bring friends, colleagues and students to join this important discussion!

Judi Crenshaw, APR
President, PRSA Richmond