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The Journey Through a PR Career

  • Bon Secours Mercy Health Building, Cafeteria Conference Room, 1701 Mercy Health Place Cincinnati, OH, 45237 United States (map)
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Join us for coffee, pastries and an action-packed morning with the New Pros!

From Bon Secours Mercy Health, Debbie Copeland-Bloom, APR, Director, Executive Communications and Maureen Richmond, APR, Vice President, Integrated Communications will present their PR / Communications backgrounds, how they transitioned into PR, what their roles are today and career learnings and tips they’ve achieved along the way.

All event attendees will enjoy light breakfast and coffee.

Event Details: 

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Tuesday, October 29 
Bon Secours Mercy Health Building, Cafeteria Conference Room
1701 Mercy Health Place, Cincinnati
8:30 a.m. - Doors open for check-in and networking
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. - Program and light breakfast
$5.00 - All Attendees
Deadline to register is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 25 (this is also the deadline to cancel and receive a refund).
Free parking is available in the Bon Secours Mercy Health visitor parking lot.

More about our speakers:

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Debbie Copeland-Bloom, APR
Director, Executive Communications, Bon Secours Mercy Health

Deb's 30-year PR career has been in the health care and managed care fields and included positioning and communicating about the closing of a hospital, taking a non-profit to for-profit status and its eventual sale, and "routine" events such as reductions in force, leadership changes and introductions of new programs, services and/or processes. A passionate proponent of accreditation, Deb has served as the Cincinnati chapter's APR and ethics chairs. She was the 2013 recipient of the chapter's Werner-VonderHaar-Bogart Award and this past summer earned PRSA's Reputation Risk Management certificate.

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Maureen Richmond, APR
Vice President, Integrated Communications, Bon Secours Mercy Health

Over the last 20 years, Maureen Richmond has facilitated corporate communications and public relations for the largest provider of healthcare in Ohio, managed crisis response for the largest provider of passenger transportation in North America, served as lead speechwriter for the CEO of a major insurance company and worked with national media to promote the world's largest seasonal theme park.

She currently serves as Vice President, Integrated Communications, for Bon Secours Mercy Health. In this role, she leads a talented team of internal and external communicators responsible for all executive and employee communications, media relations and reputation management. Bon Secours Mercy Health is one of the 20 largest health care systems in the country - and they recently merged with Bon Secours Health System in Ireland, so they'll add international integration communications to that list as well!

Maureen has served as membership chair and job bank chair for the Cincinnati Chapter of PRSA. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family including husband Tim and three very active children, Joseph (10 ½), Jack (9) and June Marie (7 ½).

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