Serving the public relations professionals of Starkville and Mississippi State University


2017 Meeting Dates


📅 Mark Your Calendar! 📅

2017 Chapter Meetings

(All third Wednesdays, except March, April and December)



406 Highway 12 E in Starkville

Networking, lunch orders and

door prize drawing entry:

11:45 a.m.

Program/speaker(s) presentation:





Guest Speakers Who #PutThePRinPRO

January 18

Lorri Freeman, APR

Manager of Public Relations

Singing River Electric Power Association

Lucedale, Mississippi

February 15

John Cohen

Athletic Director

Mississippi State University

Starkville, Mississippi

March 8

Mark Coblentz

Kid chef

Contestant on Food Network’s “Chopped Junior” and Fox’s “MasterChef Junior”

Starkville, Mississippi

April 12

Kendall McCarter

Chief Development Officer

Tennessee Wildlife Federation

Nashville, Tennessee

May 17

Macaulay Whitaker, APR

Vice President, Internal & External Affairs

Golden Triangle Development LINK

Columbus, Mississippi


Chelsea Baulch, PCED

Project Manager

Golden Triangle Development LINK

Columbus, Mississippi

June 21

Charlotte Tabereaux

Education Director

MSU Riley Center for Performing Arts and Education

Meridian, Mississippi

July 19

John Clark Packer

Children’s Miracle Network Coordinator

Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children, University of Mississippi Medical Center

Jackson, Mississippi

August 16

Chuck Dunlap

Communications Director, Spokesman and Primary Contact for Football

Southeastern Conference

Birmingham, Alabama

September 20

Daniel Forde

Public Affairs Director

Ā Mississippi Public Service Commission

Commissioner Sam Britton, Southern District

Jackson, Mississippi

October 18

Jenny Wilburn

Senior Content Marketing Manager


Atlanta, Georgia

November 15

Abigail Stricklin

Outreach Coordinator

Sally Kate Winters Family Services

West Point, Mississippi

December 13

🎁 Christmas Party 🎁

We will be playing “Santa Swap,” so bring a new gift valued between $10 and $20.

We will have candy to enjoy, too!


large_forwhomthecowbelltolls.comSpecial thanks to

Barnes & Noble at Mississippi State University

for its sponsorship support!