FORT WALTON BEACH — The Emerald Coast Public Relations Organization's next Lunch and Learn will focus on PR crises.

The presentation, "Prepare for PR Crisis Management but Try Not to Use It," is set for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 23 at Chapala’s Mexican Restaurant, 67 Eglin Parkway NE, Fort Walton Beach.

Ken Hair, president and CEO of Children in Crisis Inc., will share ways to manage a crisis and negotiate your way through its associated publicity.

Hair, a senior practitioner in public relations, recently received national Accreditation in Public Relations. He has been with Children In Crisis for 10 ½ years, and has a bachelor’s degree in occupational education from Southern Illinois University. In addition, he has a master’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in management from Webster University.

He served in the U.S. Air Force for 29 years, and at retirement was Command Chief Master Sergeant, Air Education and Training Command, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas.

Lunch costs $15 for members, $20 for non-members and $10 for students. If you do not want to eat but want to hear the program, the cost is $10. Guests are welcome and should bring business cards for networking.

Contact Kathy Morrow, 974-3662, or visit for more information about ECPRO.