Join us Aug. 17 at Paramount Grill as we honor our chapter’s past presidents, recognize our outgoing board of directors for their contributions this year and install our 2023-2024 FPRA Gainesville Board.

Networking starts at 11:30 a.m. and the program begins at noon. Register at:

Wendy Crites Wacker, APR, CPRC, incoming president of the Florida Public Relations Association, will join us to install the new board and share her theme for the year. Wendy is vice president of marketing and communications for Raumedic Inc., a manufacturer of customized products for the medical technology and pharmaceutical industries.

Paramount Grill is located at 12 SW 1st Ave., Gainesville. All FPRA members can prepay at the member rate of $22 or pay $27 at the door. Non-members can reserve their spot for $27 or pay $33 at the door.

For more information, call Joey Martinez at 904-392-6206 or email

Directions to Paramount Grill: The restaurant is located one block west (toward the University of Florida) of the intersection of SE 1st Avenue and Main Street.

Parking: Metered parking is available in the lot adjacent to the Paramount Grill. There is also a parking garage one block west of the Paramount Grill at the intersection of SW 1st and SW 2nd Avenue.