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.
Many thanks to the Houston Museum of Natural Science for hosting this event in conjunction with the upcoming exhibit "Diana: A Celebration," which runs from Oct. 21, 2005 to Feb. 5, 2006.
Who: PRSA Houston/Girl Scouts of San Jacinto and South Texas Councils
What: Workshop for Girl Scouts of the USA Public Relations Interest Project Award
Where: Houston Museum of Natural Science, One Hermann Circle Drive - phone (713) 639-4629, www.hmns.org
When: Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
TO REGISTER: Complete a GSSJC program registration form at(http://www.gssjc.org/forms/PRGREG.pdf) and include $2/girl and mail or fax with credit card information to GSSJC, 3110 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77098, 713.292.0330 to be received by Friday, October 14, 2005. Event fills quickly. Maximum number for this event is 64 Girls.
If your Troop is interested in viewing the exhibition after the workshop, tickets for the Diana exhibition, which include entrance into the museum’s nine permanent exhibit halls, are $17.50 for adults; $14.50 for children (3-11), college students with valid college ID and seniors (62+); $13.50 for groups of 20 or more; $9.50 for Museum members.
PRSA Contact: To volunteer, public relations professionals are asked to contact PRSA Houston New Pros Community Service Liaison Cheyenna Smith at (713) 627-2223 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions on the day of the event, please contact Kelly Papinchak at 713-416-2218 (cell).
About the Houston Museum of Natural Science:
Founded in 1909, the purpose of the Houston Museum of Natural Science has always been to "enhance in individuals the knowledge and delight in natural science and related subjects..." To this very day, this purpose is carried out in every project, program and exhibition associated with the museum.
About PRSA Houston:
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.
About PRSA Houston's New Professionals Grooup:
The mission of the PRSA Houston New Professionals Group is to support PRSA Houston chapter goals while providing new professionals with a valuable outlet to expand their knowledge of public relations through networking and professional development opportunities. Read more at http://www.prsahouston.org/en/cmt/?31.
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