Heloise, a 30-year member of the NFPW
, gave the opening keynote speech at the 72nd annual conference and conducted a workshop at the event with Heloise Inc.
The next two issues of W&WP showcased the resounding success of the first NFPW. Examples of the grassroots movement included window displays in downtown Boston stores, an 800-foot exhibit at a Phoenix shopping center, a 24-page supplement about the wood products industry in The Daily Missoulan (MT) newspaper, and the crowning of Miss Forest Products in Portland, OR.
Then, without warning or reason of explanation, it stopped throwing its support behind the NFPW movement, effective with its October 1973 issue.
A new feature of this year's observance is the selection of local NFPW
Queens leading to the crowning of a National Queen.
"She was so deserving," said Susan Fadem, president of Missouri NFPW. "This year, something just came together for Marge.
NFPW, of which Polcyn is also a longtime member, honored her with a Quest Award for distinguished achievement in communications.
Scholarships of $1,000 are for women of junior, senior or graduate standing.
The agency has received a 2001 Telly Silver Statuette award and a National Federation of Press Women (NFPW
) Missouri Press Women award for the "Develop Potential" public service campaign.
The agency has been recognized by the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW
The MPW, which is affiliated with The National Federation of Press Women (NFPW
), currently has 200 members statewide.