Fair Names PR Czar As Public Relations Agency

Rick Vymlatil, president and CEO of the South Florida Fair & Palm Beach County Expositions Inc., has named the PR Czar Inc. as its public relations agency. PR Czar President Doreen Poreba is now handling all of the public relations duties associated with the 2013 South Florida Fair.

“Vicki Chouris, the fair’s chief operating officer, and I have enjoyed a longstanding relationship with Doreen, and we welcome her to our team,” Vymlatil said. “Doreen has been involved with the promotion of many of this area’s largest events, including SunFest and ArtiGras.”

Poreba — an award-winning, accredited professional with more than 25 years of experience in public relations, marketing, community relations and journalism — founded her PR agency 15 years ago. Based in Stuart, she serves clients in Palm Beach County, the Treasure Coast, South Florida and nationally.

Additionally, Poreba is a freelance photojournalist for publications that include Palm Beach Gardens Lifestyles magazine, Hobe Sound magazine and Tequesta magazine.

A magna cum laude graduate of Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania, Poreba has won more than 60 professional, public relations and photography awards during her career.

The 2013 South Florida Fair runs Jan. 18 through Feb. 3. Advance discount tickets are on sale through Jan. 17. Adult admission costs for 12 and older are $10 in advance and $15 at the gate. Seniors 60 and older pay $7 in advance and $9 at the gate. For children under 12, the cost is $5 advance and $8 at the gate. Children 5 and younger are admitted free of charge. Bring two cans of food or dry goods to be entered into a drawing to win a variety of prizes.

For more information about the 2013 South Florida Fair, call (561) 793-0333 or visit fair’s web site at www.southfloridafair.com.

Above: Doreen Poreba