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The Ofield Dukes Excellence in Public Relations Awards

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JW Marriott Washington, DC

1331 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest

Washington, DC 20004

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Black Public Relations Society Washington, D.C. (BPRS-DC) has announced that they will host the inaugural Ofield Dukes Excellence in Public Relations Awards, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 at the J.W. Marriott Hotel.

This event was created to celebrate the life and legacy of Mr. Ofield Dukes, who is widely recognized for his dedication and avid support for the advancement of equality in the public relations and communications industry. During the event, BPRS-DC will announce the Ofield Dukes Scholarship award winners as well as honor the achievements of Washington D.C.-area practitioners, thought leaders and academics in the public relations and communications field.

Among Dukes’ myriad accomplishments, he was instrumental in using the public relations platform to galvanize support for the civil rights movement and spearheaded a campaign to commemorate a day for civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.

Ticket sales will begin Friday, July 21, 2017 at 12pm and can be purchased via Eventbrite or through BPRS-DC Chapter website at www.bprsdc.org/OfieldDukesAwards.

Official partners and sponsorship requests are available for businesses interested in supporting the event. Please contact A. Walton at (301) 653-8687 or via email walton@waltonpsolutions.com.

Media outlets interested in covering The Ofield Dukes Excellence in Public Relations​ Awards are asked to send your inquiries to pr@bprsdc.org

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