Presentation Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 – Getting the inside story on working with the local newspaper

FPRA October Meeting

The Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association will hold its monthly professional development luncheon at HPH Hospice in Lecanto. The luncheon is scheduled for Friday, October 2, 2015. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m. and the program is from 12:00 to 1 p.m.

Featured speakers in October are Citrus County Chronicle editor Mike Arnold and production director Tom Feeney, who will share the inside story on how best to work with the local newspaper. Arnold will have tips about creating press releases that get used, getting in front of the editorial board, writing letters to the editor and submitting guest columns. Feeney will answer questions about production and circulation issues.

The Nature Coast Chapter invites all interested public relations practitioners to the luncheon. The cost is $15 for members and $18 for non-members. The reservation deadline is September 30. Please contact Martha at 352-489-0099 or for reservation.

The Florida Public Relations Association is dedicated to developing public relations practitioners who, through ethical and standardized practices, enhance the public relations profession in Florida. The organization’s 15 professional and 12 student chapters provide professional development, networking and recognition opportunities for nearly 1,500 members across the state. FPRA is the nation’s oldest public relations organization, established by Lt. Col. John Dillin, APR, CPRC, in 1938. For more information, visit

The Nature Coast Chapter meets the first Friday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at the HPH Hospice Care Center in Citrus County 2939 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy, Lecanto. For information visit us on Facebook at /FPRANatureCoast or at


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