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Thank you to our guests, members, special speaker Rick Cleveland, and event sponsor LogoStoreUSA for making PRAM Central's 2019 October Membership Drive Meeting a huge WIN! We hope you had a ball!


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Get in the game by joining us for our Annual October Membership Drive Meeting, as award winning sports writer Rick Cleveland talks about public relations, media and even a little sports!

Rick Cleveland, a native of Hattiesburg and resident of Jackson, has been Mississippi Today's sports columnist since 2016. A graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a bachelor's in journalism, Rick has worked for the Monroe (La.) News Star World, Jackson Daily News and Clarion Ledger. He was sports editor of Hattiesburg American, executive director of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame. His work as a syndicated columnist and celebrated sports writer has appeared in numerous magazines, periodicals and newspapers.

Rick has been recognized 11 times as Mississippi Sports Writer of the Year. He was inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame in 2016 and into the Hattiesburg Hall of Fame in 2018. He received the Richard Wright Award for Literary Excellence in 2011 and was inducted into the University of Southern Mississippi Communications Hall of Fame in 2018. In 2000, he was honored with the Distinguished Mississippian Award from Mississippi Press Association. He has received numerous state, regional and national awards for his column writing and reporting.

  • Show your team spirit by wearing your favorite team colors to the October meeting!

  • Get off the sidelines and be a team player by donating door prizes for the October Membership Drive! Contact PRAM Central Vice President of Membership Matt Westerfield, APR, to donate:


When: Wednesday, October 23, at 11:45 a.m.


Capital Club
125 South Congress Street

19th Floor of the Capital Towers Building

Jackson, MS 39201

(601) 969-7101

At the corner of Pearl and Congress Streets



$16 for members who RSVP

$18 for guests

$18 for members who RSVP after deadline or who RSVP and don't attend

(We can accept cash, check, credit and debit card payments on site!

Invite Guests to Join Our Winning Team Roster!

This is our 2019 PRAM Central October Membership Drive, so we are asking you to refer colleagues for us to invite as special guests! Think of any peers or acquaintances you have who work in a PR-related field and who are not members of PRAM Central but might be interested in joining. Email each guest's name, title, company, email address and, if possible, phone number to Matt Westerfield at You may refer as many names as you wish!


We will then send those potential members a special invitation to the October meeting. Those invitees who RSVP by Monday, Oct. 21, will attend the meeting at no costs as PRAM Central's guests. Current PRAM members who refer a colleague/peer will be entered into a $100 cash prize drawing for each guest who RSVPs and attends the Oct. 23 meeting.

Hustle Up!

The deadline for submitting your referrals is Wednesday, October 16!

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