August 29th, 2017
2017-18 EXECUTIVE BOARD CONTACTS:
Victoria Jackson, President:
Phone: (847) 610-0709
Sydney Velez, Vice President:
Phone: (618) 513-4674
Alex Ehioba, Director of Digital Media
Phone: (630) 234-6199
Bobby Leahy, PRi Director and Treasurer:
Phone: (630) 918-1529
Katie Helander, Secretary:
Phone: (815) 354-3120
Audie Lauf, Immediate Past President:
CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
The YWCA of Mclean County is accepting applications for several internship positions including Marketing and Public Relations, Social Media, Videography, and Event Planning. Descriptions of each position are below.
*If you know of any internships that would be valuable to our members, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications are open until Friday, Sept. 1. Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume along with their top three positions in one .pdf file to email@example.com.
PRogressive Image Positions:
Member dues are $80 for the calendar year. The deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 17. Member benefits include the opportunity to attend national and regional conferences, agency tours, leadership positions, access to the PRSA internship center, scholarships, networking opportunities, and more. Please turn money in (cash or check) to Bobby Leahy.
National Conference is taking place in Boston Friday Oct. 6 through Tuesday, Oct. 10. Registration is $310 for dues paying members. Attendees must register by Friday, Sept. 8.
National Conference is a great opportunity to network with other students and professionals, attend chapter and professional development sessions and workshops, listen to guest speakers, and visit local agencies. Students have the opportunity for potential reimbursement by participating in fundraising efforts.
Questions? Contact Tori Jackson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
PRSSA’s first tour of the semester will be in downtown Chicago on Friday, Sept. 15. We will be visiting the #1 and #5 top PR agencies in the world!
Questions? Contact Sydney Velez email@example.com
Hear from important PR professionals from Caterpillar and ADM on Sept. 7 in Champaign at 6 p.m. Must be a dues paying member to attend, and the cost is $25 cash at the door. Register here.
The PRSSA table needs volunteers on Thursday, Aug. 31 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Interested? Contact Alex Ehioba: firstname.lastname@example.org
PRSSA will be working two of ISU’s football concessions at Hancock Stadium. Games are on Saturday, Sept. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 21. If you are going to National Conference, you must attend both events to qualify for reimbursement.
Questions? Ask Tori Jackson: email@example.com
NEW MEMBER NIGHT
PRSSA’s new member night is Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 8 p.m. in Schroeder 138. All are welcome! This is an opportunity for new members to learn more about PRSSA, explore our committees and network with other members. There will be pizza and a PR activity!
Please let us know your accomplishments (internships, scholarships, awards, etc) so we can acknowledge your hard work! Email to: Katie Helander firstname.lastname@example.org
T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST
Submit to email@example.com for the chance to have your design be on our 2017-18 Chapter t-shirt. The winner will receive a free t-shirt! Designs must include our Chapter logo, and are due by Sept. 12.
Follow us on social media to stay up to date on news and upcoming events!
If you have any questions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
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Jessica Grzesiak - President