January 2020 SCPRSA Newsletter Print

Mercury Awards

Call For Entries

We are using a new entry platform and there have been changes to the categories. Please read the full call for entries before you begin the submission process. Entry Deadline is Friday, January 31, 2020.

Watch Live

Tune in to the SCPRSA Facebook Page at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, January 14 for a Facebook Live video with Kelly Davis, APR. Kelly will discuss the new entry platform, changes to this year's competition, and best practices for award-winning submissions.

More Information

For more information on the contest period, eligibility, individual awards and, entry costs please visit https://scprsa.org/Mercury_Awards

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Upstate Members

Professional Development Day with Anderson University PRSSA

Do you want to help guide the next generation of public relations professionals? We're looking for Upstate-based professionals to join us at Anderson University next month for a night of professional development for student members of the Anderson PRSSA chapter.

Volunteers will take part in mock interviews with students, providing valuable insight and guidance to student members. Following, there will be a brief reception and panel discussion with the PRSSA chapter. Resumes, question guidelines and feedback sheets will be provided in advance.

Availability is limited and volunteering will be secured on a first come first serve basis. This opportunity is open to all PRSA members located in the Upstate.

When: February 11, 2020, from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Where: Anderson University (316) Boulevard, Anderson SC, 29261)

Contact: If interested in volunteering, please email Robert Reeves at [email protected] 

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Get Involved

Joining a chapter committee is one of the best ways to get involved and make an impact.

If you are interested in serving on the membership committee please contact Membership VP, Brooks Hearn.  

Communications more your style?, Contact Communications VP, Tiffany Norton, if you're interested in serving on the communications committee.

Or maybe programs and professional development is your passion. In that case, you will definitely want to connect with Professional Development VP, Emily Moseley

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Get More Bang For Your Buck: Sponsor Now

Do you have a business partner who could use extra visibility among a key audience of influencers - maybe even your own company? Then consider asking them to become an SCPRSA Sponsor.

Sponsor benefits include mentions at events, on our website, in social media, and in this newsletter. Plus, sponsors at higher levels receive complimentary tickets to the Mercury Awards in April or the fall professional development conference. The earlier in the year sponsors sign on, the more opportunities they have to maximize their benefits.

Sponsorship levels begin at just $150. Share this handout with your contacts to show them the value of becoming an SCPRSA sponsor.

Questions? Contact Finance VP, Jeanne Reynolds

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