South Georgia PRSA to Host Annual Dinner on November 8th

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Friday, October 27th, 2017

The Public Relations Society of America South Georgia Chapter will host its 2017 Annual Dinner at 6 p.m., on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at the Turner Center for the Arts, 527 N. Patterson Street, Valdosta.

The featured speaker is Susan Hale, APR, media relations manager for Fulton County Schools in Atlanta. Hale serves as the school district’s lead communicator to the news media and specializes in providing public relation support and counsel to school and district leaders.

Hale’s presentation “Our Brand is Crisis: Tips for Communicating During Tough Times,” will focus on how transparency of leadership, strong protocols for internal and external communication, and relationship-building can be beneficial in managing a crisis situation.

Tickets are $35 per person and must be purchased by Nov. 6. The dinner is open to professionals responsible for public relations, strategic communication, marketing, media relations, social media and web content, event planning, fundraising, multimedia production, and employee relations.

The dinner is sponsored by South Georgia Business + Culture Magazine, Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce, Georgia CEO, South Georgia Medical Center, U.S. Press, and Gandy Printing.

For more information, contact Thressea Boyd, South Georgia PRSA President at or