Monthly Archives: September 2012

“Activating GR” Program Recap – September 20, 2012

On September 20, 2012, WMPRSA hosted a panel of four speakers, Derek DeVries from Grand Rapids Community College, Rick Jensen from Davenport University, Adrienne Wallace from 834 Design and Marketing and Cheryl Schuch from Family Promise. The panel discussed the … Continue reading

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[Corrected] Program: WMPRSA Meet the Media – 10/18/12

[Update: Location Modification] WMPRSA’s annual “Meet the Media” event has always been one of our most highly attended programs. Next month, we will welcome the return of our popular “speed pitching” format. Throughout the program, participants will meet one-on-one with … Continue reading

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New Member Profile: Carl Apple of the Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids

1. Where do you work and what is your title? Carl Apple Director of Communications Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids 2. What is your main objective in that role? I want people in West Michigan, Catholics and non-Catholics alike, to … Continue reading

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Reminder – Accreditation Drop-in Day in October

West Michigan PRSA is pleased to announce another APR Prep “drop-in” day! Have you always wanted to gain Accreditation in Public Relations (APR)? Maybe you have questions about accreditation and how the process works? Now is the time to check … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity – Corporate Affairs Coordinator

Corporate Affairs Coordinator Job Description We are seeking a dedicated professional to work closely with the Director of Corporate Affairs at a leading, global and privately-owned company with headquarters in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  This position will provide personal and professional … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity – Senior Public Relations Specialist at Amway

Sr. Public Relations Specialist –  Amway – Ada, MI | The Sr. Public Relations Specialist reporting to the PR Supervisor – Media Relations, will plan and execute proactive and reactive global media relations strategies and plans. The Sr. PR Specialist … Continue reading

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PRSA Ethics Month Activities

Public relations professionals are regularly faced with unique and challenging ethical issues on the job. Our advice: “Act Ethically and Carry On” — the theme of this year’s PRSA Ethics Month. Throughout September, we have a number of ethics-focused activities planned … Continue reading

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Judge Another PRSA Chapter (and get a Free Lunch)!

Ever wondered what public relations professionals in other parts of the country are doing? Here’s an opportunity for all WMPRSA members to not only see some of the campaigns, social media and products other agencies put together, but to actually … Continue reading

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