During the West Michigan Public Relations Society of America’s (WMPRSA) 34th Annual PRoof Awards on Wednesday, May 22, the Diocese of Grand Rapids was recognized with one silver award and two gold awards for excellence in public relations. The event was held at Clearwater Place in Grand Rapids. WMPRSA’s PRoof Awards recognize practitioners who successfully use skill, creativity and resourcefulness in addressing communication challenges.

The work of the diocesan communications team and FAITH magazine editors including Annalise Laumeyer, Pat Mish, JoAnn Fox and Tuyet Tran, was recognized as follows:

In the area of Individual Tactics, the diocese received:

  • a silver award for the redesign of the diocesan website in the Website category,
  • a gold award for FAITH Grand Rapids magazine in the Magazines category,
  • and a gold award for the annual diocesan report published in the October issue of FAITH Grand Rapids in the Special-Purpose Publications category

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