Chapter Meeting Minutes 9/20/16
Saturday, Sept. 24 – Leadership applications due
Sunday, Sept. 25 – FLY Reveal Social
Monday, Sept. 26 – National Conference registration due
Tuesday, Sept. 27 – Last day to sign up for agency tour
Friday, Sept. 30 – Agency Tour
Sunday, Oct. 2 – Cravin Donuts chapter outing
Saturday, Oct. 15 – Concessions fundraiser
Tuesday, Oct. 18 - PRSSA membership dues deadline
Friday, Oct. 21 to Tuesday, Oct. 25 – National Conference
Senator Bill Brady’s legislative office is seeking 1 to 2 interns for the fall 2016 semester. If you are interested in applying please contact the legislative director Miha Minnaganti.
2203 Eastland Drive, Suite 3
Bloomington, IL 61704
Phone: (309) 664-4440
GET INVOLVED PROJECT:
If anyone needs questions answered for the COM 178 Get Involved Project, please arrive to chapter by 7:30 p.m.
CRAVIN DONUTS CHAPTER OUTING:
PRSSA will be going to Cravin Donut on Sunday, Oct. 2 to taste some of our client’s creations! More information will be announced at chapter next week. Please let us know if you need transportation!
Leadership applications have been extended until Saturday, Sept. 24 by 11:59 p.m. Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume along with their top three positions (see positions listed below) in one .pdf file to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PRogressive Image: TV-10 Account Executive, Cravin’ Donuts Account Executive, and The Bloomington Edge Football Team Account Executive
Relations Committee: Newsletter Chair, Blog Chair, Alumni Chair, and Graphic Design Chair.
Development Committee: Social Chair and Fundraising Chair.
The agency tour has been rescheduled for Friday, Sept. 30. PRSSA will be touring State Farm and Country Financial. The cost of attending is $10. The last day to sign up for the tour is Tuesday, Sept. 27. If you are interested in volunteering to drive, please let us know! If you have any questions please contact Deja Whitt: DWhitt@ilstu.edu
If you have a class conflict please contact Dr. Smudde: email@example.com
National Conference is taking place in Indianapolis Friday, Oct. 21 through Tuesday, Oct. 25. Registration is $310 for dues-paying members and $345 for non-members (you do not need to have your dues paid before registering. The deadline for PRSSA dues is Oct. 18.) The registration deadline has been extended until Monday, Sept. 26. If you have any questions please contact Deja Whitt: DWhitt@ilstu.edu
MAKING NATIONAL CONFERENCE AFFORDABLE:
PRSSA is applying for grants from local businesses, working with the ISU foundation through the Telefund to receive alumni gifts, and taking part in fundraising opportunities (concessions, bake sale, restaurant fundraisers, etc.). Members can volunteer their time at any of the fundraising events and be partially reimbursed for National Conference costs. Members can also share PRSSA content on social media and spread the word about socials, fundraisers, etc. The more involvement, the more money will be raised!
ISU FOOTBALL CONCESSIONS FUNDRAISER:
PRSSA is working ISU’s football concessions at Hancock Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. If anyone is interested in volunteering, please sign up at chapter or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE FLY REVEAL SOCIAL:
The Fly Program is PRSSA’s redesigned Mentor-Mentee Program. This is an opportunity for members to build relationships, access exclusive events, and earn MIPS. The FLY reveal social will be Sunday, Sept. 25 FROM noon to 2 p.m. at Chloe and Deja’s residence. If you need transportation, please let us know! If you have any questions please contact Chloe: CKasper@ilstu.edu
Member dues are $80 for the calendar year. The deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 18.
Member benefits include: National Conference, Regional Conference, agency tours, leadership positions, access to PRSA internship center, scholarships, networking events, and PRSA dinners.
Member of the week: congratulations Daina Sauls!
At the next PRSSA chapter meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27 Agnes Estes will be coming to speak. Please dress business casual!
Please follow the PRSSA social media accounts to stay up to date on news and upcoming events!
Use our chapter hashtag: #RedbirdPR
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If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask! We are here to help! Email us at email@example.com
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Jessica Grzesiak - President