PR News Celebrates CSR & Nonprofit PR Awards Winners, Diversity Awards Honorees at March 15 Luncheon in D.C.

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PR News Celebrates CSR & Nonprofit PR Awards Winners, Diversity Awards Honorees at March 15 Luncheon in D.C.

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 1:45pm

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Washington, D.C., March 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ – PR News is thrilled to announce the winners of its annual CSR and Nonprofit PR Awards, as well as the inaugural class of honorees for the Diversity in PR Awards program. The finalists and honorees of these industry-known programs were celebrated at a Spring Awards Luncheon on March 15, 2016 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

PR News also saluted this year's class of inductees for the CSR Awards Hall of Fame. Among this year's list are Colgate-Palmolive Co., ESPN, JetBlue Airways, Procter & Gamble and Macy’s. Winners for the 2016 CSR Awards program also included organizations such as GE Lighting, Havas PR North America and the United States Postal Service. View the complete list of winners and honorable mentions online here:

The luncheon featured a keynote address from Emily Lenzner, VP of global communications for Atlantic Media, who discussed how PR pros' innate skills and experience can make a difference in people’s lives, as relating back to her own experience representing the families of Americans held hostage in Syria.

The winners of the Nonprofit PR Awards represent the best in nonprofit communications and the creativity and passion involved in promoting positive change with limited budgets and time. This year's list of winners included the United Nations Foundation, Girls Scouts of the USA and the Taco Bell Foundation. The complete list of winners and honorable mentions can be viewed online:

Additionally, PR News celebrated the inaugural class of the Diversity in PR Awards honorees, including the top organizations and individuals representing diversity communications. The full list of honorees can be viewed online here:

Thanks to our sponsors for the luncheon: 3BL Media and Aflac.

For more information on the luncheon and the list of winners and honorees, contact Rachel Scharmann at

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Rachel Scharmann
Assistant Marketing Manager
PR News

Keywords: 3bl Media | Awards & Recognition | Business & Trade | CSR and nonprofit PR awards | Corporate Social Responsibility | Events, Conferences & Webinars | Finance & Socially Responsible Investment | Non-Profit | PR News | diversity

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