DALLAS--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The Dallas chapter of International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is pleased to announce that it will support the North Texas Food Bank at its annual gala. The event is a celebration of business communicators recognized for their work in business communication in multiple areas ranging from employee communication, public relations, social responsibility, marketing communication, design and social media. The networking and dinner event will be held October 3, 2013, at the newly renovated Holiday Inn Park Cities.
“We are grateful to the Dallas chapter of IABC for partnering with us to spread awareness of the critical issue of hunger and help us provide food to those in need”
“We are grateful to the Dallas chapter of IABC for partnering with us to spread awareness of the critical issue of hunger and help us provide food to those in need,” said Jan Pruitt, president and CEO of the North Texas Food Bank. “This campaign will help many North Texas families and children as we head into the fall season and the holidays.” Quill Gala attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to donate to the North Texas Food Bank.
The 2013 Dallas IABC Quill Gala features keynote speaker and The Richards Group founder Stan Richards. IABC International Chair Robin McCasland will host emcee for the event, introducing Richards, along with announcing the annual Quill winners. During her more than two decades in communications, McCasland has received an IABC Gold Quill, Silver Quill and several Bronze Quill awards. She has earned several Communicator Awards for her work on clients’ recruiting and benefits communication projects.
"I have been a Dallas IABC member for more than 20 years, and have directly benefited from this organization that has been the cornerstone networking and education group for professional communicators,” said McCasland. “Each year, we look forward to celebrating the success of communication leaders in North Texas at the annual gala. With Dallas IABC supporting the North Texas Food Bank and bringing in Stan Richards as keynote speaker, it showcases our commitment to community while providing the best in education and insight for communications professionals."
This year’s Dallas Quill Gala is sponsored by The BOSS Group, Illustrati, Abernethy Media Professionals, Munn & Morris Financial Advisors, MultiVu/PR Newswire, A.J. Bart, Inc., Pierpont, Freeman+Leonard and Etheridge Printing.
For more information about the Dallas IABC event agenda and registration to attend, visit http://www.dallasquill.com/.
About North Texas Food Bank
The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is a top-ranked nonprofit relief organization which leads the fight against hunger with knowledge-based strategies to distribute donated, purchased, and prepared foods through a network of feeding programs in 13 North Texas counties. NTFB supports the nutritional needs of children, families and seniors through research, education, advocacy and strategic partnerships. In FY 2013, NTFB provided access to more than 64 million nutritious meals. Founded in 1982, the year 2012 marked NTFB’s 30th anniversary. NTFB is a member of Feeding America (feedingamerica.org).
The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is a global network of communication professionals committed to improving organizational effectiveness through strategic communication. The Dallas chapter of IABC supports the international organization through conference planning assistance and local recruitment efforts, and serves its members with local professional development and networking opportunities. For more information, visit http://dallas.iabc.com/.