Businesswoman Nancy Lohman to speak on ‘Leadership’ at Sept. 13 meeting

Businesswoman Nancy Lohman will speak on leadership, and the new officers for the Volusia/Flagler Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association will be installed, at the chapter’s Wednesday, Sept. 13, luncheon meeting. Registration is now open.

Lohman is director of corporate development for StoneMor Partners, which owns and operates cemeteries and funeral homes in 27 states and Puerto Rico. A graduate in human ecology from The Ohio State University, Lohman is a well-known speaker who is often called upon to address leadership, team building and personal branding.

Also at the September meeting, state FPRA President Ryan Gerds, APR, CPRC, will install the Volusia/Flagler Chapter’s new officers Continue reading

Davidson to be honored as 2017 Great Communicator on Aug. 23

Gary Davidson

Gary Davidson, longtime public information officer for the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office, has been named 2017 Great Communicator by FPRA Volusia/Flagler. The award will be given at the monthly luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at LPGA International, 1000 Champions Drive, Daytona Beach. RSVP here. The awards luncheon is sponsored by Launch Federal Credit Union.

Davidson retired in June from the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office PIO position he’d held since 1995. During his career, Davidson served as the department’s spokesman, providing information to the news media and public about criminal cases, arrests, newsworthy events and programs.

Davidson was also a leader in the Volusia-Flagler Public Information Network (PIN), which provides training Continue reading