Central PA PRSA

Exciting Events Are Happening in 2015!

 Spring Event Featuring Baltimore Ravens’ Vice President of Public Relations—A Big Success

At our March member and student event, Baltimore Ravens’ Kevin Byrne, senior vice president of public and community relations, shared his insights and experiences about the Ray Rice controversy and how he and his team managed this crisis that received worldwide attention. Read more…

Chapter members judge Kentucky awards program

Volunteers included: Emily Nardella, Christy Leo, Debra Tingley (front), Jeff McCloud, Molly McGowan, Elizabeth Smith (back).

Volunteers included: Emily Nardella, Christy Leo, Debra Tingley (front), Jeff McCloud, Molly McGowan, Elizabeth Smith (back).

Six members volunteered their time to judge entries from the PRSA Thoroughbred Chapter. The judges met at the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg on Tuesday, March 24, to review entries from the Kentucky-base chapter.

Speaking of awards, it’s not too early to start thinking about projects you would like to enter in the 2015 Keystone Awards. The deadline will be in late September or early October, but look for details on this year’s program in mid-May.

 PRSA Central PA Chapter Public Service Project

PRSA’s PR for a Day
April 24, 2015

PR Skills Donated For A Day Help Central PA Nonprofits In Big Way

Elizabeth Greenway Valeria BeussinkThe Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is orchestrating a new program called PR For A Day on Friday, April 24, connecting volunteer members with nonprofits throughout the region.

More than 22 chapter members will partner with nonprofit agencies in their communities for a day to donate their experience and skills in public relations and marketing efforts.

There is still time to volunteer your PR services. Simply send an email to Valeria Beussink and Liz Greenaway, Public Service Committee Co-Chairs.


Telling Your Company’s Story in the Digital Age

Wednesday, May 13
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Camp Hill Giant Community Center
3301 Trindle Rd., Camp Hill

Join us for the May 13 Chapter luncheon to learn about benefits and types of digital publications and how your average company can start making the shift to transition to digital publications.

Joy Beachy, also known as the “Marketing Maestro,” is a five year veteran of
supporting and executing campaigns on behalf of Nxtbook Media. Joy speaks on,
writes about, and advises clients about using digital communication tools for building audiences, thought leadership, and new business. She is also actively involved in Rafiki Africa, a nonprofit organization building a sustainable model of Optimal Health in villages in Kenya. Joy has a Bachelor Degree in English from Messiah College, and is working on her certification in AdWords with Google.

Joy lives in Ephrata with her husband, though her hometown is a little north in


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