Latest Detroit Chapter Stories

2010-11-17 08:02:00

DETROIT, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- New officers and board members were elected and local public relations practitioners and students were recognized at the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Detroit Chapter's Annual Meeting, held on November 11 at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham. The 2011 PRSA-Detroit officers are: President - Susan Ferraro, APR, Volare Public Relations Vice president - Jennifer Flowers, APR (re-election), Henry Ford Health System Treasurer - John...

2010-04-22 08:46:00

NOVI, Mich., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) - Detroit Chapter, along with the Central Michigan, West Michigan and White Pine chapters, is hosting the PRSA 2010 Michigan Conference, "PRevolution: Creating Stability in a Shifting Landscape." The April 22 event is bringing hundreds of communicators to the Rock Financial Showplace in Novi, Mich. Communicators from throughout the region are gaining new skills and valuable insights on this changing...

2009-11-25 07:09:00

DETROIT, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Local public relations practitioners and students were recognized at the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Detroit Chapter's Annual Meeting held on Thursday, November 19th at the newly renovated DTE Energy Town Square. Jack Harned, APR, and Mark Benner, APR, who have 90 years of PR experience combined, received the PRSA-Detroit Hall of Fame Award and the Robert Hefty Distinguished Service Award, respectively. Students Jenna Huskinson and Courtney...

2009-01-05 14:26:00

January 13, 2009 Meeting to Focus on Regional Development DETROIT, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Detroit Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), in connection with the Institute of Management Accountants, will hold our first meeting of 2009 on January 13, featuring Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano. Mr. Ficano will share the strategy to leverage our world-class dual airport system and the region's strong geographic and manufacturing-based assets into the Detroit...

2008-12-16 09:01:00

DETROIT, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is an update to PRSA- Detroit's release posted yesterday, Dec. 15. Informational changes have been made. The Public Relations Society of America's Detroit chapter presented two awards and two scholarships at its annual meeting this month. Sandra M. Hermanoff, APR, Fellow PRSA, was inducted into the PRSA-Detroit Chapter Hall of Fame. Hermanoff is president of Hermanoff Public Relations, Farmington Hills. A "Rising Star" award went...

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