January 26, 2012

Dukes Riverside, 313 S. Front Street, Wormleysburg, PA

Dealing with the occasional crisis is a way of life for most PR professionals, but what if you had to handle a crisis that spanned years? That’s the situation banks have been managing for the past few years.

From the financial meltdown – to bailouts – to bank fees, the financial industry has suffered the wrath of politicians, reporters, protestors, and the public at large. But how much of blame is deserved and what can good banks do to improve public perception?

Join us for the January PPRS meeting when Penn State PR professor Marcia DiStaso, Ph.D, will talk about her research into how news media and social movements like Occupy Wall Street shaped perceptions about banks. She’ll also discuss what the banking industry should be doing to deal with the crisis.


5:30 p.m. Registration/Networking  
6:30 p.m. Dinner  
7:30-8:30 p.m. Program



Members/Students - $20

Guests - $30



-Tossed salad and rolls

-Duke’s Famous Chili

-BBQ chicken

-Beef fajitas w/all the fixins’

-Double stuffed potatoes

-Sweet southern carrots

-Ice cream 

-Soda, iced tea, coffee, and hot tea

-Cash bar

 If paying by credit, register online at www.pprs-hbg.org

If paying by cash or check send RSVP to Joan Nissley at zlogar22@comcast.net (Subject line: PPRS RSVP).

All registrations must be received by 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23, 2012.

No shows will be billed if reservation is not cancelled 48 hours in advance.