During the West Michigan chapter of the Public Relations Society of America’s (WMPRSA) 38th Annual PRoof Awards on Thursday, June 6, the Diocese of Grand Rapids was recognized with four silver awards for excellence in public relations during 2023. The awards event was held at New Vintage Place in Grand Rapids and emceed by WZZM 13 On your Side’s Alana Holland.

WMPRSA’s PRoof Awards recognize practitioners who successfully use skill, creativity and resourcefulness in addressing communication challenges and highlights the “best of the best” public relations campaigns, tactics, and professionals in West Michigan.

From left: Annie Willison, social media manager, JoAnn Fox, managing editor of FAITHGR magazine and GRdiocese.org, and Annalise Laumeyer, director of communications.

The work of the diocesan communications team and FAITH magazine editors including Annalise Laumeyer, JoAnn Fox, and Annie Willison was recognized with awards in the following areas:

Thank you to all those who partner with us in our communications work on behalf of the Church in West Michigan!