Community News

LPBC Announces 2016 Leadership ENGAGE Class Members

Source: Leadership Palm Beach County
Date: July 20, 2015
Fifty Palm Beach County professionals selected for competitive leadership program
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BDO USA has announced it is expanding into central Florida through the addition of 95 professionals from Cross, Fernandez & Riley, LLP (C/F/R). Combined with BDO's existing presence in Miami and West Palm Beach, this latest acquisition will bring BDO's total staff in Florida to more than 200.
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Leadership Palm Beach County Awards 11 College Scholarships

By: Leon Fooksman
Source: Leadership Palm Beach County
Date: June 22, 2015
Leadership Palm Beach County (LPBC) is awarding 11 high school students with college scholarships --- totaling $12,000.
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Congrats to Class of 2015!

By: Leon Fooksman
Source: Leadership Palm Beach County
Date: June 22, 2015
Graduate Alexia Savage described her journey through the program. She made friends she will keep forever and learned things about our community she never knew. She also realized how much she has in common with people from business sectors she had no experience with.
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Three Reasons to Apply For LPBC Civic Engagement Projects

By: Leon Fooksman
Source: Leadership Palm Beach County
Date: May 26, 2015
Do you know a nonprofit that could use help launching a new program or a new fundraising campaign or a new advocacy message?
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Class of 2015 Graduation: Great Food, Drinks and Discussions

By: Leon Fooksman
Source: Leadership Palm Beach County
Date: May 26, 2015
Join the Class of 2015 at LPBC's Graduation and Year-End Celebration...
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LPBC Civic Engagement Project Increases Access to Fresh Food

By: Leon Fooksman
Source: Leadership Palm Beach County
Date: May 21, 2015
A local charity involved in reducing hunger in Palm Beach County was given the rights to “glean” a mango grove in Lantana. But there was a challenge: the agency didn’t have much experience in gleaning mangos (which allows people to collect fresh food left over after an initial harvest is completed). So CROS Ministries turned to LPBC for help.
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How to Feed the Hungry? Do More “Gleaning”

By: Leon Fooksman
Source: Leadership Palm Beach County
Date: May 20, 2015
Have you ever heard of “gleaning?” -- allowing people to pick fresh food left over after the initial harvest is completed? Most of us know little about this concept. Last year, that included Owen O’Neill (Class of 2014) and his Leadership Engage classmates who took it on as a civic engagement project.
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BDO Managing Partner: Becoming Active in Community Is Key to Leadership Success

By: Leon Fooksman
Source: Leadership Palm Beach County
Date: April 27, 2015
We asked Morry Gottlieb to describe the key influencers in his leadership development and how he helps to create great ideas in his company. One of the ways he grew as a leader: coaching Little League.
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