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Cabinet for Economic Development
named Communications Office of the Year
Congratulations to the Cabinet for Economic Development's Office of Research and Public Affairs, 2013 Communications Office of the Year. They received their award at the 2013 KAGC Awards of Excellence ceremony on May 23 at Frankfort's Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. This honor is based upon accumulated points for winning entries in all of the other awards categories.
Joel Pett shares views, art at April meeting
Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Joel Pett will offered his unique insights on communications issues, humor and politics at KAGC's April 17 meeting. He shared stories behind some of his more prominent cartoons. Pett demonstrated how he draws political leaders like President Barack Obama and Sen. Mitch McConnell and then signed the doodles for several lucky guests.
Learn more on our Events page.
NewWest Owner Carl Brazley Tells Communicators to 'Remix' Message
KAGC's March meeting featured guest speaker Carl Brazley, owner of NewWest Marketing and a former NFL player. Brazley discussed how we can take to improve delivery of communications. He said good commiunication starts with understanding when we "remix" what we think we already know. Brazley said should anticipate change and learn to be a part of it. We should embrace technology. Brazley said real communication is an experience we can provide for our audience.
See photos of the event, including KAGC's latest tumbler winner, on our Facebook page.
February Speaker Gets Group Laughing
Dr. Mike Nichols, visiting professor of psychology at Lexington's Transylvania University, helped us realize the power of laughter in our work.
See pictures of the event on KAGC's Facebook page.
2013 Board of Directors Announced
Your 2013 KAGC officers have been elected. Congratulations to these members who will lead the club next year. Officers welcome your input about KAGC programs and offerings! Learn more about the 2013 officers on our board bio page.
President: Andrea Clifford
VP Administration\President Elect: Jamie Neal
VP Programming: Rob Weber
Secretary: Robin Hartman
Treasurer: Amy Rose Karr
Director: Regina Ramirez
Director: Shannon Ramsey
Director (two-year position): Chelsea Compton
Director (two-year position): Jeremy Wooldridge
Immediate Past President: Anya Armes Weber
Renew your membership in KAGC
It's time to renew club membership. Our office rate lets five members join for the cost of four. And student members can join at a lower rate. Visit our Membership Information page to learn more.
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