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HRP of Central PA Receives Prestigious SHRM Award for Advancing the HR Profession

Harrisburg, PA April 9, 2015 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded the Human Resource Professionals of Central PA its prestigious EXCEL Platinum Award for the Chapter’s accomplishments in 2014.

 The award is part of the SHRM Affiliate Program for Excellence, which aligns individual chapters and councils with SHRM’s goals. The award recognizes accomplishments and strategic activities and initiatives that enhance the human resources profession.

 “At SHRM, advancing the human resources profession is our mission. The work of our chapters and councils are central to accomplishing that,” said Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, president and CEO of SHRM. “Receiving this award is testament to the HRP of Central PA commitment to advancing the HR profession through local networking and professional development activities.”

 The EXCEL award can be earned at four levels: bronze, silver, gold and platinum, and each level has a prescribed set of requirements and accomplishments that have to be met. HRP of Central PA will receive recognition in SHRM publications and conferences, a certificate of recognition, and special signage to display at its meetings and events.

For more information on the award visit SHRM AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS.

 Media: For more information, contact Andy Sholly, PHR,  e-mail: [email protected]

About HRP of Central PA

With over 400 members, Human Resource Professionals of Central Pennsylvania (HRP of Central PA) is a community of HR Professionals who come together with experts in our field, who share valuable best practices, and who desire to advance and progress the field of HR within their respective organizations. HRP of Central PA is a nonprofit membership association with no permanent facilities or staff. Our chapter's strength, influence and vision originate from individual volunteer members who share their time and talent by serving the membership and organization on various committees and our Board of Directors.

 About the Society for Human Resource Management

Founded in 1948, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR membership organization devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 275,000 members in over 160 countries, the Society is the leading provider of resources to serve the needs of HR professionals and advance the professional practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter @SHRMPress.