Press Release: PR Daily Names National Peace Corps Association Finalist for 2012 ‘Top Blog’ Award
Washington, DC — November 14th, 2012 — g>Nonprofit recognized for creating a must-read news source for Peace Corps community
The National Peace Corps Association, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and the Peace Corps community, announced today it has been selected by PR Daily for the 2012 Digital PR and Social Media Awards as a finalist for “Best Blog” for “Peace Corps Polyglot.”
“We are thrilled to be recognized for our ongoing efforts sharing news about former Volunteers and our advocacy efforts on behalf of the Peace Corps with the volunteer community and the general public,” said Erica Burman, director of communications for the National Peace Corps Association who maintains the association’s blog. “The Polyglot blog has been an online initiative we’ve worked very hard to grow and it’s great that hasn’t gone unnoticed.”
The National Peace Corps Association was named a finalist in PR Daily’s “Best Blog” category along with the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and the Adfero Group and American Airlines Cargo. Hundreds of entries were submitted to PR Daily’s first ever Digital PR and Social Media Awards and only a select few were named finalists. A luncheon will be held in January in New York City announcing the winners.
“We’ve put a lot of heart into the Polyglot blog,” added Burman. “It’s rewarding to know it’s become such an important source of news in the Peace Corps community.”
To visit the “Peace Corps Polyglot” blog, go to: http://www.peacecorpsconnect.org/npca/news.
About the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA)
Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) is the nation’s leading 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization connecting and championing Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and the Peace Corps community. It provides service and education opportunities that build on the Peace Corps experience, and is also the longest-standing advocate for an independent and robust Peace Corps. To learn more, visit: www.peacecorpsconnect.org
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