PPRS is a professional society of more than 150 active public relations professionals throughout Central Pennsylvania. Our members represent various types of organizations with expertise in all facets of public relations.

Whether you work for a nonprofit organization, a government agency, or a corporation, all PR professionals strive to reinforce key messages, build brand awareness, and position our organizations for success. Sometimes our roles may be tasked with helping to raise money, represent the company on anonprofit committee, or work on a community fundraising event.

Join PPRS on May 26 to learn about the relationship between PR and fundraising from PPRS’ very own Suzanne Graney, Director of Four Diamonds... Read more


Photography always has been an important element in the practice of PR, and photos have become ubiquitous in today’s social media environment. The upside for PR pros? Companies turn to their PR departments when they need photos. The downside? Companies turn to their PR departments - even though the majority of people in the profession have little photography experience.

During this “working dinner” (bring your camera!), Roger Baumgarten - 19-year PPRS Member, 30-year media relations veteran, and owner of Roger That Photography since 2009 - will take you through the basics of shooting photos... Read more


Fresh from the Super Bowl and with NCAA March Madness just around the corner, people are paying attention to the ads they are seeing. How can you ensure your medium matches the message, and reaches your target audience? Join PPRS for a presentation led by Craig Trout of Alpha Dog Advertising showcasing lessons learned in advertising, including which medium will produce the best ROI in light of sometimes limited advertising dollars... Read more