News: President's Messages

June President’s Message: Happy Pride Month
June 02, 2018
I challenge you to ask what you can do to ensure your companies and campaigns include underrepresented people.
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May President’s Message: Magic Happens at the Virginia Public Relations Awards
April 30, 2018
Join us for the Virginia Public Relations Awards on May 24 because there will be a room packed with more than 300 people to celebrate you and all of those PR victories.
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April President’s Message: Goodbye Sad Desk Lunch
March 31, 2018
Most weekdays at noon you can find me taking hurried bites of my lunch between emails. I’m not alone: 62 percent of American office workers usually eat their lunch in the same spot they work all day. The phenomenon has been dubbed the “Sad Desk Lunch.”
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March President’s Message
March 01, 2018
It’s no secret that the public relations industry has a diversity problem.
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Meet Marian Mahon, PRSA Richmond’s president in 1975
February 08, 2018
While Mahon displayed a natural talent for public relations – it wasn’t her chosen career path. But a mix of talent, tenacity and a few fortuitous conversations propelled her toward a fulfilling and impactful career.
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February President’s Message: Introducing #IAMPRSARVA
January 31, 2018
#IAMPRSARVA will celebrate the diversity, smart voices and unique perspectives throughout PRSA Richmond via a variety of initiatives this year.
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January President’s Message: PRSA in 2018
January 02, 2018
I’m thrilled to jump into 2018 as PRSA Richmond’s president. Before the holiday break, our board met for a planning session to brainstorm the year ahead, and there are several new things to be excited about this year.
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November President’s Message: Celebrating the Big Win
October 31, 2017
Thank you to all the members who came to luncheons, posted on social media and showed up for networking events. Your support this year was inspiring and energizing.
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October President’s Message
October 01, 2017
Can I Give You Some Advice?
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September President’s Message
September 01, 2017
Over the summer, the PRSA National Board of Directors did a deep-dive review of bylaws, policies and procedures.
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July President’s Message
June 29, 2017
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June President’s Message
June 01, 2017
PRSA Richmond supports PRSSA chapters at Longwood University, Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia State University. In May, the board voted to take on another PRSSA chapter at James Madison University.
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