Palm Awards

ANNOUNCING THE 2019 PALM AWARD COMMUNICATIONS CONTEST WINNERS

FIRST PLACE PALM AWARD WINNERS ARE HIGHLIGHTED BELOW

Note To Participants: If you are going to issue a news release to announce your win, please use language describing the event and the organization found in the ANNOUNCEMENT release at the bottom of this page.

Community Relations

On the Table 2018, Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties: Corrie Keller, APR

Wellington Budget Challenge 2018, Village of Wellington, Florida: Liz Nunez – Public Information Officer, Media Outreach, Social Media Campaign, David Feliciano – Communications Manager; graphics and video production, Tanya Quickel – Director of Administrative & Financial Services; Budget Presentations; budget management.

Citizen Summit, City of Port St. Lucie Communications Department: Kate Parmelee, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Kristina Ciuperger, Director of Communications, Sarah Prohaska, Communications Manager,Kim Koch, Project Manager

Public Service

On the Table 2018, Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties: Corrie Keller, APR

Internal Communications Campaign

Commitment to Ethics, Constitutional Tax Collector, Palm Beach County:  Jennifer DuBois, APR – Chief Communications Officer, Amy Murphy, APR – Civic Engagement Liaison

LAMB Monthly Newsletter, Labor Finders International, Celina Klee

Diocese of Palm Beach's Implementation of Parish Communication Strategy Initiatives, Diocese of Palm Beach, Office of Communications: Jennifer Trefelner, APR CPRC

Marketing to the Consumer

Lake Worth's Return to Dual-Stream Recycling, Solid Waste Authority of PBC: SWA: Willie Puz, Director of Public Affairs and Recycling, Becky Robinson, Public Affairs Manager, Donna Stein, Graphic Artist, Patricia Fallon, Graphic/Web Manager, Lana Blackman, Production Specialist, Brett Hammond, Production Specialist & At the City of Lake Worth: Ben Kerr, Communications Specialist

Saint Xavier University Rebranding Campaign: DEVENEY: Brittany Cruickshank, Senior PR Account Executive, Tony Norman, Creative Director, Anne Miller, Advertising Supervisor

Beyond the Beach: Attracting the Drive Market with Arts & Culture, Cultural Council of Palm Beach County: Hannah Deadman-Arnst; Jennifer Sullivan, chief marketing officer (ideation), Daniel Boudet, interactive manager, Nick Murray, content editor and producer, Grazie Prokopetz, design and digital communications coordinator, Bama Lutes Deal, Cultural Concierge program manager

Marketing to Businesses

Rebrand & Refocus of Quad Nova Group, Galanaugh & Company Marketing Public Relations, Inc., Karen Galanaugh, APR

 TAC - Come Grow With Us, Labor Finders International: Celina Klee

Crisis Communications

Southern Grove, City of Port St. Lucie Communications Department: Kristina Ciuperger – Content and Strategy, Sarah Prohaska – Content and Strategy, Alyssa Taylor – Marketing Materials, Patricia D’Abate – Marketing Materials, Avi Monina – Drone Footage

Social Responsibility Campaign

Wellington Read For The Record 2018, Village of Wellington: Liz Nunez – Public Information Officer; Media Outreach, Social Media Campaign and David Feliciano – Communications Manager; graphics and video production

Geneva Lake Dark Sky Initiative (GLDS) Digital Awareness Campaign, DEVENEY

On the Table 2018, Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties: Corrie Keller, APR

Multicultural Campaign

On the Table 2018, Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties: Corrie Keller, APR

Welcome! * Bienvenido! * Bienvenue!, Constitutional Tax Collector, PBC: Jennifer DuBois, APR – Chief Communications Officer and Amy Murphy, APR – Civic Engagement Liaison

Public Affairs/Government Relations

Amendment 14: Better Roads, More Sidewalks, Cleaner Rivers, St. Lucie County, City of Port St. Lucie and the City of Fort Pierce: Erick Gill, St. Lucie County Communications Division Director, Kristina Ciuperger, Port St. Lucie Communications Director, Sarah Prohaska, Port St. Lucie Communications Manager

 United Way 2018 - "Men In Heels", Palm Tram, Jen Jackson, Sher Delva, Public Relations Specialist

On the Table 2018, Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties: Corrie Keller, APR

Special Events and Observances (One Day)

 Route Performance Maximization Ribbon Cutting, Palm Tran: Jen Jackson

The 5th annual Great Give Palm Beach and Martin Counties, United Way of Palm Beach County, Chloe Troll and Alexa Savage

On the Table 2018, Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties: Corrie Keller, APR

Special Events and Observances (Two or More Days)

Summer in Paradise, Moore Agency: Meredith Westheimer

Recognizing Our Agency’s Superheroes, Constitutional Tax Collector, PBC: Jennifer DuBois, APR and Amy Murphy, APR – Civic Engagement Liaison

The Big 3-0: Celebrating 30 Years in Columbia, SC, Labor Finders International, Celina Klee

Media Relations

Deutsches Haus Oktoberfest 2018 Promotion, DEVENEY

Most Funded Kid's Clothing Campaign in Kickstarter History, Peejamas,, PRmediaNow Colin Tretheway, APR, Principal

Palm Tran and FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, Palm Tran: Sher Delva, Public Relations Specialist

Annual Reports

A Year in Review - Living Our Values, City of Port St. Lucie, Communications Department: Sarah Prohaska, Content/Concept, Kristina Ciuperger, Content/Concept, Alyssa Taylor, Layout/Graphics, Avi Monina, Photo, Nicole Hricik, Layout

Telling the Story: Revamping an Arts Agency's Annual Report, Cultural Council of Palm Beach County: Jennifer Sullivan, Lead, Nick Murray, Content Producer and editor, Daniel Boudet, Interactive Manager, Grazie Prokopetz, Design and Digital Communications Coordinator

Newsletter

Tax Talk with Anne Gannon, Constitutional Tax Collector, Serving Palm Beach County: Jennifer DuBois, APR, Chief Communications Officer and Amy Murphy, APR, Civic Engagement Liaison

Writing

Business Beat, Monthly Column, uncovering business developments in Boca Raton and North Broward Cities Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach, Hillsborough Beach, Lighthouse Point, MultiMedia Works, Karen Lustgarten/Columnist.

Palm Tran's Upward Mobility Program, Palm Tran, Sher Delva, Public Relations Specialist

Brochures

The 2019 Florida Ranches Calendar, The Florida Cattlemen's Association, The Firefly Group: Stacy Ranieri, Publisher, Megan Morris, Project Manager and Content Coordinator, Carlton Ward, Jr., Photography, Larisa Yerastova, Graphic Design and Layout

2019 Tax Planner & Services Guide, Constitutional Tax Collector Serving Palm Beach County: Jennifer DuBois, APR, Chief Communications Officer and Amy Murphy, APR – Civic Engagement Liaison

Videos/Webcasts

On the Table 2018 Launch Video, Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties. Lead: Corrie Keller, APR

Mission, Vision, Values: We are Exceptional, Constitutional Tax Collector Serving Palm Beach County: Jennifer DuBois, APR, Chief Communications Officer and Amy Murphy, APR, Civic Engagement Liaison

The Week in Palm Beach Video Newscast: March 30, 2018 – Community News from the Town of Palm Beach Civic Association: Mike Brown, Communication Director/Managing Editor/Writer/Producer; Stephen Nilsen, Camera Operator/Video Editor; Christina Noce, On-Camera Correspondent

cSocial Media

Diocese of Palm Beach's Successful Social Media Strategy and Initiatives, Diocese of Palm Beach, Office of Communications: Jennifer Trefelner, APR, CPRC

Lion Country Safari’s Social Media Program, Lion Country Safari: Haley Passeser, Public Relations Associate; Jennifer Berthiaume, Managing Director; Joanna Montante, Sales/ Marketing Manager; Jillian Lilly, Groups Sales; Alisha Hogg, Educator; Kristyn Kelley, Education and Outreach Manager; Chelsea Iannuzzi, Educator

Work With The Best, Labor Finders International, The Labor Finders Marketing Department

Blogs

Promoting Cultural Tourism Through Blogs, Cultural Council of Palm Beach County: Nick Murray, Content Producer and editor, Daniel Boudet, Interactive Manager, Jennifer Sullivan, Chief Marketing Officer.

 

The Palm Beach Chapter honored individuals for excellence in the profession and for supporting the profession in the following categories at the Palm Awards event.

PRSA PALM BEACH HALL OF FAMEThe Order of The Palm recognizes and honors public relations professionals for career achievements and significant contributions to the field. This is the inaugural year for this award.

RISING STAR AWARD – This award for achievement in public relations recognizes a Palm Beach Chapter member with 10 years or fewer of experience who has demonstrated significant leadership and made contributions to the profession of public relations through work experience, Chapter involvement and community activities.

SHINING STAR AWARD – The award for achievement in public relations recognizes a Palm Beach Chapter member with 10 or more years of experience who has demonstrated significant leadership and made contributions to the profession of public relations through work experience and Chapter involvement.

STELLAR PALM AWARD – This award recognizes a community member or business executive (non-member or member) who has made an outstanding contribution to the community by utilizing ethical public relations practices and principles.

 

Palm Awards 2019 Video by Multi-Media Works, Inc.

For event photos, please go to our Facebook #PalmAwards2019 Album!