The Houston Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is helping local Girl Scouts in the San Jacinto and South Texas Councils earn the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) Interest Project Award in Public Relations. The Interest Project Encourages Girl Scouts ages 11-17 to learn about the public relations profession.
To earn the GSUSA Public Relations Interest Project Award, Girl Scouts are required to complete activities entitled Skill Builders where they create press kits to publicize themselves, interview public relations practitioners about their daily responsibilities and role-play pitches as a spokesperson for a favorite cause. Click here to read the entire release.
Who: PRSA Houston/Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council
What: Workshop for Girl Scouts of the USA Interest Project Award in Public Relations
Where: Borders Bookstore, 3025 Kirby – Phone: 713-524-0200
When: Saturday, August 27, 2005
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Contact: PRSA Houston New Pros Community Service Liaison Cheyenna Smith,
(713) 627-2223 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Day of event – Kelly Papinchak, 713-416-2218 cell
Senior Girl Scouts creating press kits, interviewing a panel of public relations professionals and interacting to learn more about the profession
PRSA Houston is one of the nation's largest and most active chapters of the Public Relations Society of America. Founded in 1950, PRSA Houston focuses on helping members become more valuable to their organizations and clients, and therefore become more successful professionally, by providing peer-based support; encouraging professional growth through participation in educational programs and leadership roles; and promoting the highest standards of professional competence and ethics. More information is available at www.prsahouston.org.
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