It's Your Business: Public relations group hosts luncheon Aug. 28

Dave Osborn

Dave Osborn

The Public Relations Society of America, Gulf Coast Chapter, will host a luncheon on how to write a news release Aug. 28.

The event, titled "Writing for ROI: How to Craft Your Press Release and Social Messaging to Get the Maximum Payoff," begins at 11:30 a.m. with networking at the Hilton Naples, 5111 U.S. 41 N., followed by the noon presentation.

Laura Sturaitis, the guest speaker, an executive vice president at Business Wire, will discuss optimizing a press release, increasing web traffic, connecting with fans and generating leads online.

The cost is $24 per person for PRSA members, $29 for nonmembers, $27 for nonprofits and $15 for students. RSVP by Friday, Aug. 24. For more information or to register: gulfcoastprsa.org or contact PRSA chapter President Denyse Mesnik at 239-659-7303.

Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club receives Pinnacle Award

The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club has received the Pinnacle Award for 2012 from Successful Meetings magazine.

The award recognizes the best meeting hotels, destinations, and conference centers, as determined by votes by the magazine's readers. The award is determined by votes from corporate and association meeting planners, as well as event and incentive specialists.

For more information: 800-237-7600 or 239-261-2222, or NaplesBeachHotel.com.

Beall's, American Red Cross, announce partnership

The American Red Cross has announced a renewed partnership with Beall's Inc. aimed at increasing the safety of Beall's employees and customers.

More than 50 Beall's employees recently completed American Red Cross certification in First Aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and using an automated external defibrillator.

For more information about how a company can partner with the American Red Cross, call 941-379-9300, ext. 246.

Manganiello named salesperson of the month at Tiburón

Mary Manganiello has been named salesperson of the month for July at Tiburón, a 943-acre resort-style community in North Naples.

Manganiello, a University of Florida graduate, has held new homes sales positions in various WCI Communities during the past 14 years. For more information: 800-889-7922 or TiburonWCI.com.

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