The Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) will celebrate the holiday season with its 5thAnnual Merry Mixer on Thursday, December 4th from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Islamorada Fish Company in Bass Pro Shop at Gulf Coast Town Center.

The business community is invited to mingle with public relations professionals and friends while enjoying great food, cocktails, music, and a silent auction at this fun event. Admission is $15. Guests must RSVP online by Monday, December 1 at

Donations of silent auction items are requested. All proceeds from the silent auction will support student engagement, scholarship opportunities and professional development within the Southwest Florida Chapter of FPRA. Contact Kylee A. Pitts at (239) 293-1110 (tel:%28239%29%20293-1110) or if you would like to donate a silent auction item for this year’s Merry Mixer.

Three levels of sponsorship are available, ranging from $100 to $500. Sponsors may receive acknowledgement in news releases, complimentary event admission, table display at event to display promotional items, electronic and print marketing and more, depending on level.  For more information or to become a sponsor, please contact Jessica Boles, VP of Community Relations, at or (941) 347-6407 (tel:%28941%29%20347-6407).

The Florida Public Relations Association was founded in 1938 and is the oldest public relations organization in the United States. FPRA is dedicated to developing public relations practitioners who, through ethical and standardized practices, enhance the public relations profession in Florida.  The Southwest Florida Chapter of FPRA is dedicated to programs and activities for public relations professionals in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. For more information, please visit the Southwest Florida Chapter of FPRA at or Like Us on Facebook at