MERIDIAN — Special to The Star
Dr. John E. Forde, APR, left, a member of the staff at Mississippi State University in the Department of Communication and Public Relations Society of America College of Fellows, installs the 2014 officers in the Meridian Chapter of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM). They include Anna Grace Ward, vice president of programs; Jessica Nester, treasurer; Julie Boles, secretary; and Jim Beaugez, APR, president. The Meridian Chapter of PRAM meets once a month at Rush Hospital Cafeteria. PRAM membership consists of approximately 600 public relations professionals from advertising and public relations agencies, corporations, non-profit organizations, government, education, industries and others. The state PRAM conference will be held April 24-25 in Hattiesburg. For more information about the conference go to www.pramonline.org. For more information about Meridian's chapter email: firstname.lastname@example.org. New members are welcome.