BAF Event: Past Presidents and New Board of Directors

The Boise Advertising Federation’s final event of the season is coming up on Thursday, May 20th.  At this event they’ll recognize Past Presidents, introduce the new Board of Directors, and see this year’s  Boise State University NSAC team’s presentation.

Boise Advertising Federation - Past Presidents EventCheck-in starts at 5:00 p.m. at Beside Bardenay.  Past Presidents recognition will take place at 5:30, and the BSU/NSAC presentation is at 6:00.  Social hour at 6:30.

The event is $10 for BAF members, and $15 for non-members, which includes your first drink and appetizers.

BAF Event – Three Ounces + Ice

Boise Advertising Federation - Three Ounces + Ice

The Boise Advertising Federation will conclude their events for the season with the final Three Ounces + Ice.

This event will feature recognition of Past Presidents, introduction of the new BAF Board of Directors, and a presentation from the Boise State University student’s “Retool Your Reality” campaign.  The students from BSU competed at the National Student Advertising Competition in Spokane, WA on April 17th, placing second overall, and received awards for “Best Presentation”, “Best PR Program”, and “Best Graphics”.

The rest of the story about the event:

Date:  Thursday, May 28th
 – 4:00: Sign-in
 – 4:30: Past-Presidents recognition and BAF Board installation
 – 5:30:  Boise State NSAC Presentation
 – 6:00: Q&A and Social Hour
Location:  Beside Bardenay
 – BAF Members: $10
 – Non-Members: $15
 Includes first drink and appetizers

To RSVP for this event, email Greg Giersch, or call 208-336-7511.

Upcoming PRSA Event: PR/Communications Experience and Education

The PRSA Idaho Chapter has an event coming up on Wednesday, April 22ndPR/Communications Experience and Education — How to Lead in a PR, PIO or Communications Role Without Them.  From the PRSA Idaho website:

Several PR practitioners, communicators and PIOs have landed in their jobs without previous public relations experience or formal training. If you are one of them and would like to get tips on how to become more confident and effective as a PR practitioner or PIO, this will prove to be a valuable meeting for you. During this session, we will hear from a number of communications professionals who can address this topic. Then, we’ll open it up for discussion.

Speakers include:

  • Beth Toal, Public Relations Manager, St. Luke’s Health Care Syste
  • John Foster, Senior Advisor and Director of Communicationsfor Congressman Walt Minnick
  • Chris Smith, Internal Communications and Corporate Affairs, Micron
  • Mary Frances Casper, Professor of Public Relations, BSU

Details about the event are as follows:

Date:  Wednesday, April 22nd
Time:  11:45 am – 1:00 pm
LocationRegence BlueShield of Idaho, Conference Room A (2nd Floor). 1211 W. Myrtle St, Boise ID
Cost (includes lunch):
 – Members: $8
 – Non-Members $10

RSVPs should be sent via email to Robbie Johnson, or by telephone to 208-387-6228.  RSVP deadline is Wednesday, April 15th.