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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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Palm Beach County and Transportation: There Are Many Niche Opportunities

By: Leon Fooksman
Source: Leadership Palm Beach County
Date: April 27, 2015
When it comes to transportation, our community needs new ideas, approaches and strategies that can bring us more financial resources and connect us to regional planning efforts.
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2015 LEA Recipient Michele Poole: Passionate Advocate for Children

By: Leon Fooksman
Source: Leadership Palm Beach County
Date: April 25, 2015
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A Refreshed Identity: New Logos and Program Names Capture Our Impact

By: Leon Fooksman
Source: Leadership Palm Beach County
Date: April 25, 2015
We are proud to share our new logo for Leadership Palm Beach County!
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More than 600 attendees came out to the “Songwriters in the Round” events last week to enjoy top-notch songwriters from Nashville and support our Youth Leadership Program.
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Groundhog Day Job Shadow: Helps Students Pursue Educational and Career Goals

By: Leon Fooksman
Source: Leadership Palm Beach County
Date: February 19, 2015
Every February, Leadership Palm Beach County helps organize Groundhog Day Job Shadow on (that’s right) Groundhog Day!
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2015 Focus: “Amazing How Strongly Everyone Felt the Urge to Make a Difference”

By: Leon Fooksman
Source: Leadership Palm Beach County
Date: February 18, 2015
Elizabeth Portmess, development coordinator at Quantum House in West Palm Beach, learned the importance of connecting with other leaders to better serve our community.

LPBC Wins $23,500 in 2015 Great Charity Challenge

By: Leon Fooksman
Source: Leadership Palm Beach County
Date: February 9, 2015
LPBC has received $23,500 from the 2015 Great Charity Challenge – funds that will be used to advance our leadership programming in the community.
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South Florida Fair: Fun Day With Alumni and Supporting Our Economy

By: Leon Fooksman
Source: Leadership Palm Beach County
Date: January 26, 2015
The South Florida Fair has a very significant impact on the economy of Palm Beach County both during the Fair event and on an annual basis.
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LPBC Announces Leadership Excellence Award Chairmen

Source: Leadership Palm Beach County
Date: January 21, 2015
Congratulations to Honorary Chairmen Rudy Schupp and Art Menor, along with Co-Chairs Kathy Wall, Rose Novotny and Keely Gideon-Taylor.