The world watched as leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, celebrated his first visit to the United States in 2015, which included stops in Washington, New York and Philadelphia. But what went into the planning and preparation for a papal visit to the Keystone State’s very own City of Brotherly Love? Join PPRS for a panel discussion highlighting the organization, public relations efforts, and even crisis preparedness to host the pope. Panelists include Katie Byrnes, Manager of Media Relations, and Priscilla Koutsouradis, Director of Media Relations and Public Affairs at The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, Amy B. Hill, Director of Communications at the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference (@ABHill) and Ken Gavin, Director of Communications for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Thursday, January 28, 2016
5:30 p.m. Registration/Networking
6:30 p.m. Dinner      
7:15 - 8:15 p.m. Program

Radisson Hotel Harrisburg
1150 Camp Hill Bypass
Camp Hill, PA, 17011

Chef’s Selection Vegetable & Potato 
Citrus & Herb Roasted Chicken 
Chocolate Lava Cake 
Soda, Iced Tea, Coffee 
Cash Bar

$25.00 Member/Student
$35.00 Non-Member

Click here to register online for the January 28 meeting by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 22. Or email Erin Waters-Trasatt at (subject line: PPRS RSVP). No shows will be billed if reservations are not cancelled 48 hours in advance of the meeting.


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