Meeting/Event Information

Past Meetings

December 01, 2016

December Luncheon

December 01, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Phoenix Inn, 850 Franklin Blvd., Eugene
850 Franklin Blvd.
Eugene, OR 97403
http://www.phoenixinn.com/eugene/?gclid=CKPGqOnz_scCFQqEfgod2HMHVQ

Sign up now!
 

Sign up for our  December luncheon at the Phoenix Inn on Thursday, Dec. 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For the event, the cost will be just $10. SIGN UP NOW!

The luncheon will be a celebration of our chapter's accomplishments. There will be trivia questions about GOPRSA and other topics. There will be prizes. And be prepared to be part of a group photo.

We'll hear from GOPRSA President Loralyn Spiro and board member John Mitchell about the merger process. Special speakers will be past PRSA presidents and incoming state president Colby Reade.

 Reade will share his vision for the statewide chapter, upcoming key milestones for the organization at the state level, and, especially for our ears, some opportunities for the former regional memberships to stay plugged in and assist the state board.

 See you next Thursday!


May 05, 2016

May Luncheon - Digital Media Panel

May 05, 2016
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Phoenix Inn, 850 Franklin Blvd., Eugene
850 Franklin Blvd.
Eugene, OR 97403
http://www.phoenixinn.com/eugene/?gclid=CKPGqOnz_scCFQqEfgod2HMHVQ

How Media Navigate & Use Digital Media to Further Their Reach, Impact and Story Telling
 

Join us for our May Digital Media Panel featuring the following local media experts!

 

Kelly Asay

Kelly Asay is an entrepreneur, software developer and performing musician. As the publisher of Eugene Daily News, Asay is continually searching, finding, and promoting the best unknown journalists, photographers, and inspirational people from all over Lane County.

 

 

Rob Denton

Rob Denton is a Digital Developer/Producer at The Register-Guard where he helps maintain the main news website, produces digital news and advertising projects, and trains reporters on new technologies. Denton also hosts UO Hack, a group at the University of Oregon where students can get help with Web-related projects and learn more about digital media. You can find him on Twitter (@robertrdenton) or various other social media platforms.

 

Mark Furman

Mark Furman is the digital executive producer for KVAL.com and NBC16.com in Eugene/Springfield and KPIC.com and KCBY.com in Roseburg and Coos Bay.

Furman joined the staff at KVAL in 2008 after a year as an adjunct reporting instructor at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communications. He moved to Eugene from Baker City, Ore., where he was the editor of the Baker City Herald newspaper from 1999 to 2007.

He lives in south Eugene with his wife Emily and 2 daughters.

 


April 07, 2016

April Luncheon - Peer to Peer PR Advice - Lessons Learned and Top Three Tips

April 07, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Phoenix Inn, 850 Franklin Blvd., Eugene
850 Franklin Blvd.
Eugene, OR 97403
http://www.phoenixinn.com/eugene/?gclid=CKPGqOnz_scCFQqEfgod2HMHVQ

Peer to Peer Advice - Lessons Learned and Top Three Tips
 

Join your fellow local Public Relations professionals at April’s GOPRSA meeting for an opportunity to share lessons you have learned from working in the PR frontlines - from implementing community outreach to education campaigns to working with the media and any other PR activities. You’ll have a chance to share what your top three tips are for a new PR professional as they begin their career – and learn from fellow peers! The format will be a round-table discussion with lessons learned and tips capture and shared with the whole group at the end. This meeting is a great opportunity for both new members and established members to network, share information, ask questions and enjoy great conversation over lunch. Join us!


March 03, 2016

March Luncheon Featuring Marshall White of Guaranty RV and Guaranty Chevorolet

March 03, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Phoenix Inn Suites -- NEW LOCATION!!
850 Franklin Boulevard
Eugene, OR 97403
http://www.phoenixinn.com/eugene/

Learn best practices from one of the community's most notable brands.
 

Join us for our March Luncheon and hear Marshall White of Guaranty RV Super Centers and Guarnty Chevrolet talk about PR and Marketing successes as well as their community outreach. Learn best practices from one of the community's most notable brands. 


February 04, 2016

February 2016 GOPRSA Luncheon

February 04, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Phoenix Inn Suites -- NEW LOCATION!!
850 Franklin Boulevard
Eugene, OR 97403
http://www.phoenixinn.com/eugene/

Please join us for our February GOPRSA Luncheon Featuring Jodi Sommers, Marketing & Business Development Manager at Essex General Construction.
 

Bold Steps to PR Success

Jodi Sommers is the Marketing & Business Development Manager for Essex General Construction and Co-Chair of the Board for GreenLane Sustainable Business Network. Essex Construction recently received the Mayor's 2015 Bold Steps Award. Please join us as Jodi shares her passion and insights.


January 07, 2016

January Luncheon - General Membership Business Meeting

January 07, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Phoenix Inn, 850 Franklin Blvd., Eugene
850 Franklin Blvd.
Eugene, OR 97403
http://www.phoenixinn.com/eugene/?gclid=CKPGqOnz_scCFQqEfgod2HMHVQ

General Membership Business Meeting
 

At this first meeting of the year, we will have a general membership business meeting for election of officers and other business such as introduction of chair positions, chapter goals and meeting dates. As we've done in past years, we'll also ask you to share your PR success stories from 2015. This is show and tell time! And, to help get your New Year off to a good start, we'll conclude with a drawing for some great door prizes!

Hint - one of the door prizes is a gift certificate for a well-known downtown Eugene  restaurant.

Beyond January, we're excited about our lineup of great meetings including the following:

February 4, 2016 - Jodi Summers, Marketing & Business Development Manager with Essex General Construction, will present on the connection between marketing and sustainability.

March 3, 2016 - Marshall White, Marketing Director with Guaranty RV, will talk about digital and relationship marketing, and will have a special guest with him.

We hope to see you at the January meeting!