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Public Relations Workshop

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Monday, February 4, 2019– For Immediate Publication

Public Relations Workshop Planned For Local Non-Profits – Workshop Information as follows:

Public Relations – The Secret Ingredient In Any Successful Fundraising Plan

Thursday, March 14th

9:00  – 11:30 AM

Quincy Maine Center

535 Maine St., Lower Level, Suite 13

Quincy, IL 62301

Target Audience – Non-Profit Organizations wanting to positively utilize local media as a way to market and promote their services

Primary Contact – Amy Vaughn – ( 573) 719-5019  or cell (573)231-1775  Amy@bethechangeforyourcommunity.com


Amy Vaughn, a recognized local non-profit leader and public relations professional, will be facilitating a workshop entitled “Public Relations – The Secret Ingredient In Any Successful Fundraising Plan” on Thursday, March 14th.  Amy has over 20 years of public relations, non-profit program development, management and fundraising experience.  She is the founder and consultant for “Be The Change For Your Community, LLC.

Topics covered include in the workshop include:

  • How increased media coverage can and will help non-profits with their fundraising efforts
  • The impact local media has on developing perceptions in the eyes and ears of their audiences
  • Why it’s important for your organization to positively capture the attention of the local media
  • How to write a press release that will get results
  • How to exude confidence and professionalism when being interviewed by the media
  • Crisis management tips and strategies for dealing with the media in times of trouble


Vaughn is excited to share strategies with other non-profits who are needing to increase awareness and funds for their organizations.  “Effectively utilizing the local media is an often overlooked and undervalued tool for many organizations.  Non-profits are doing so many incredible things in our communities, and it’s time to educate and inform the public about our services and the value that we contribute.  It’s really OK to shine!”


Cost is $50 per person and pre-registration is required.  All local non-profit organizations are encouraged to attend.  To register online, please go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-relations-the-secret-ingredient-for-fundraising-success-registration-55779171002. You may also register on the Be The Change For Your Community Facebook page or by calling the organization.  Registration is limited, but should the event fill up, a second workshop will be considered.


Be The Change For Your Community, LLC offers coaching and consulting for non-profits and others who are wanting to positively change the world.  This is accomplished through trainings, individual coaching, and specializing in program development for at-risk youth.  For more information on Be The Change, please visit their website at www.bethechangeforyourcommunity.com or call 573-719-5019.                                                                                        


March 14
9:00 am - 11:30 am


Quincy Maine Center
535 Maine St
Quincy, IL 62301 United States
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