The monthly meeting of the Dallas-Ft. Worth Chapter of the Religion Communicators Council (RCC) will be held on Thursday, September 22, at Christ United Methodist Church in Farmers Branch. Alice Dykeman APR, principal with Dykeman Associates, Public Relations Consultants, (and charter member of the chapter) will talk about how to establish and operate a successful intern training program. She is a seasoned veteran in Public Relations and is accredited by the Public Relations Society of America in Public Relations.

Dykeman has mentored many young people who desired to learn the art, practice, ethics and business of Public Relations. She will share where she finds interns, what and how she teaches them and give some ideas of how others can do the same. Dykeman Associates was established in 1974 and is a full service advertising, public relations and marketing firm. Services include crisis planning, video production, media relations, media and presentation training.

The meeting will be held from 12 – 1:30 p.m. and the $15 fee includes both lunch and presentation. Please RSVP to Deb Christian, dchristian@umr.org (214.630.6495 x147) by close of business on Wednesday, Sept. 21. The Religion Communicators Council is an interfaith association of more than 500 religion communicators working in print and electronic communication, advertising and public relations. Recent meetings have been held at the Biblical Arts Museum and the Holocaust Museum.

Peace be with you.

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