Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:58 am
The Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will present the 2010 Paragon Awards at a ceremony at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Bradley Pavilion, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The ceremony will be hosted by journalists Jim Stingl and Crocker Stephenson.
The Paragon Awards were created in 1983 and are given annually to honor
local companies and individuals that exemplify excellence in communications. The awards recognize outstanding work in the area of
public relations, honor creative and strategic superiority and encourage a higher level of performance among public relations professionals.
From the pool of 95 submissions, the PRSA will present 20 awards of excellence, 28 awards of merit and one award for best in show.
In addition, organization has selected two outstanding industry leaders to receive awards for individual public relations achievements. These awards will be given to Rich Meeusen, CEO of Badger Meter, and Carolyn Bellin, APR, chief public relations officer of Froedtert Hospital, in recognition of the tremendous skill and commitment both have shown as advocates for their organizations in the Milwaukee region.
"Both honorees have made significant strides in advancing the success of their companies and in making Milwaukee a better place to live and do business," said Mary Scheibel, APR, PRSA president and principal owner of Scheibel Halaska.
Live updates from the Paragon Awards and the latest news can be found on Twitter by following #paragonawards, or @prsawis.