SOURCE: PRSA - National Capital Chapter

2010 PRSA-NCC Thoth Awards, PRSA-NCC, PRSA, Thoth Awards Gala

PRSA - National Capital Chapter

September 14, 2010 12:20 ET

Media Alert: PRSA-NCC to Honor DC Area's Top Communicators on September 23

42th Annual Thoth Awards Gala to Recognize the Region's Best Public Relations Achievements, Veteran Reporters Join in Celebration

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - September 14, 2010) -

WHAT: Join special guest presenters Chris Hansen, "Dateline NBC" Correspondent, NBC News and Greta Kreuz, veteran reporter and Maryland bureau chief for ABC7/WJLA-TV at the 42nd Annual Thoth Awards Reception and Gala hosted by the Public Relations Society of America's National Capital Chapter (PRSA-NCC). The Thoth Gala, named after the Egyptian god of communications, will honor the most outstanding, strategic public relations programs and tactics produced over the last year throughout the Greater Washington area.
   
WHEN: Thursday, September 23, 2010, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
   
WHERE: Willard InterContinental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.
  Metro: Metro Center (red, blue, orange lines)
   
WHY The Annual Thoth Gala is PRSA-NCC's signature event and one of the most anticipated events for D.C.'s communications industry. Outstanding PR achievements will be recognized in 34 categories to celebrate the very best PR campaigns and tactics.
   
  In recognition of Thoth (pronounced "Tot"), the Egyptian god of communications, this year's theme is Egyptian. As a sneak peek of the festivities to come, check out Thoth's Rap Video on You Tube: http://bit.ly/cHx8nK. Then, get ready for September 23 -- filled with drinks and appetizers, networking, a charity raffle for the Center for Child Protection and Family Support, and the grand finale to applaud this year's public relations "gods."
   
HOW: Tickets cost: PRSA Member $85; DC Ad Club or WWPR Member $85; Non-Member $105; and Students/Retirees $55.
   
  For ticket information, contact the chapter office at (703) 691-8733, or contact Susan Apgood Matthews, co-chair Thoth Awards Gala at sapgood@newsgeneration.com. For more details, visit www.prsa-ncc.org/thoth_awards/ and follow us on Twitter @PRSA_NCC #Thoth2010.

About the Public Relations Society of America's National Capital Chapter (PRSA-NCC)
PRSA-NCC is a professional public relations organization of more than 1,400 members in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan region. The Chapter provides professional development programs, accreditation instruction, and networking events. The Chapter also promotes public relations education through five area Public Relations Society of America student chapters. For more information, please visit www.prsa-ncc.org.