Public Relations Association of Louisiana (PRAL), Cenla Chapter, will hold their regular meeting and a “Lunch & Learn” on Friday, September 13 at noon at the Granberry Conference Center on the campus of Louisiana College. Mary Bourg Chauvin of the Etiquette Center of the South will be presenting “Putting Your Best PR Foot Forward.”
Mary will discuss making big differences in little ways and going from good to exceptional by creating the little “wows” in your life. “Incorporating the tips suggested in this 50 minute presentation will help make you feel more confident, build relationships by encouraging others to engage with you, and take your personal and professional life to another level,” said Chauvin.
Mary will cover:
The Importance of Non-verbal Communication
Impressions and Appearance
Credible Behaviors and Likeable Behaviors
The event is open to all professions. Small business owners, marketing representatives, public relations professionals, government agencies, media experts, private consultants and non-profit spokespersons are encouraged to attend.
Pre-registration is required and can be done at www.pralcentralseptember.com. The cost is $13.50 for members, $12 for students and $25 for non-members.
Mary Bourg Chauvin, President of Etiquette Center of the South, is a dynamic presenter who has helped organizations, businesses, and healthcare facilities improve their image by improving their people.
Etiquette Center of the South, established in 2003, provides top quality training, program development, and an array of consulting services. Programs are tailored to the customer’s specific needs and ensure fun, interactive learning with practical, powerful messages and tips that can be utilized immediately.
Mary holds a lifetime certification in Training and Development from the University of Southern Mississippi, as well as an education degree from Louisiana State University. She is also trained as an etiquette consultant through The Protocol School of Washington. Currently, Mary is pursuing a WBE certification through Women’s Business Enterprise Council South.
Cenla PRAL is a local non-profit organization that is part of the Southern Public Relations Federation (SPRF). SPRF is made up of public relations professionals from Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. Membership is open to those who have a career in the public relations field or whose career involves public relations.