Communicators, mark your calendars for these March events

Tuesday, March 1

Today is National Pancake Day, but Fletcher Prince will still be open.  Free pancakes (suggested donation) at IHOP.

Wednesday, March 2

Join Women in Film and Video for an evening panel discussion on how to use documentaries to attract the attention of policy makers.  Chuck Conconi is one of the speakers.

Thursday March 3

Learn how to conduct PR research on a small budget at the monthly IPRA luncheon at the Embassy Suites in Tysons Corner. Good food, great people.

On the same day, WWPR offers a luncheon presentation, this one at the National Press Club, with Keith Blackman — the topic is media training. You may have to join WWPR to go, because this is a members-only thing, but it will be worth it.

Saturday, March 5

Alexandria’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is today, and it’s a doozy.  Yeah, I think it’s a little early for it, too, but there you go.  Dig out your green clothes!

Tuesday, March 8

Happy Mardi Gras!  Laissez les bons temps rouler!  And don’t phone too early tomorrow.

Wednesday, March 9

A half-day of presentations with area PR consultants will be offered to area nonprofits for a bargain fee by PRSA-NCC.

Saturday, March 12

Join Richard Harrington and the DC Podcaster Alliance for a free presentation on compressing audio and video for the web.  Bring a snack to share.

Tuesday, March 15

Happy Birthday, Fletcher Prince Facebook fan, Ami Neiberger-Miller!  You rock!

Remember Father Guido Sarducci?  This year, he’s hosting the DC ADDY Awards Gala. Seriously, I’m not kidding.  The real McCoy.  The event also showcases the best in creative advertising in Washington, DC, and will entertain and inspire you.

Wednesday, March 16

Happy Birthday to Mary Fletcher Jones!  Flowers and cards over here, thank you.

Join PRSA-NCC and the GW School of Management at Fleishman Hilliard today for an afternoon seminar on leadership skills for PR managersJeff Ghannam is presenting.

Thursday, March 17

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

The Irish are known for their gift of gab, and suitably, WWPR is offering a lunchtime seminar on the art of storytelling, with three branding experts.

Sunday, March 20

Today is the first day of spring, and not a day too soon!  Cherry blossoms, any day now!

Happy Birthday, Fletcher Prince!  Our fourth year in business. We should get a cake, or something.

Saturday, March 26

First day of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.  The Smithsonian Kite Festival is also today.  Great day to take pictures.

Thursday, March 31

Opening day for The Washington Nationals.  Play ball!

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About Mary Fletcher Jones

Mary Fletcher Jones is a public relations and marketing consultant, and owns Fletcher Prince (www.FletcherPrince.com). Follow Mary on Twitter @FletcherPrince.

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