Barbara Petersen, president of the First Amendment Foundation, was the guest of honor at a reception to introduce the foundation.
The meet-and-greet took place March 31 in the Peruvian Room of Renato’s.
Tim Burke, publisher of the Palm Beach Daily News and the Palm Beach Post, was chairman for the event.
The evening included cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and brief remarks from the guest of honor.
Petersen is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia and of Florida State University’s college of law. She authored numerous reports and articles on open government issues and currently serves as president of the National Freedom of Information Coalition board.
The First Amendment Foundation was established in 1984 by The Florida Press Association, the Florida Society of Newspapers Editors and the Florida Association of Broadcasters. It is a nonprofit organization with a mission to protect and advance the public’s constitutional right to open government.
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