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Updates From Leadership Geauga

Celebrating alumni- Catching up with Lorrie Benza (LG 2017)

In celebration of Leadership Geauga’s 25th Anniversary Year, we thought you’d enjoy reading about a few of the many alumni whose Leadership Geauga experience is helping them make a positive difference in our community. Last February, the Class of 2020 participated in...

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Recommend a candidate for the Class of 2021

Do you have a friend, family member or coworker who would benefit from the Adult Leadership Program?  Recommend them using the form below and they will receive an invitation once the Taste of Leadership Geauga recruitment event is rescheduled. [gravityform id="6"...

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Celebrating our Alumni- Cheif Lou Ann Metz (LG 2018)

In celebration of Leadership Geauga’s 25th Anniversary Year, we thought you’d enjoy reading about a few of the many alumni whose Leadership Geauga experience is helping them make a positive difference in our community. This month, the Class of 2020 will be...

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2020 State of Geauga

State of Geauga County: February 7, 2020;  7:30- registration and breakfast; 8-9:30 Program and Q/A Do you have 90 minutes to be a more informed Geauga resident or business leader?  Join us for the annual State of Geauga and learn what is currently going on in Geauga...

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Doing What It Takes to Get Help to Those in Need

In celebration of Leadership Geauga’s 25th Anniversary Year, we thought you’d enjoy reading about a few of the many alumni whose Leadership Geauga experience is helping them make a positive difference in our community. This month, the Class of 2020 will be...

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CATCHING UP WITH THE CLASS OF 1995 ….  Anita Stocker

CATCHING UP WITH THE CLASS OF 1995, our 25th Anniversary Class ….  Anita Stocker In 2019, Anita retired after more than 32 years with the Community and Economic Development Department of Geauga County, over 20 years as its Director. A lifelong county resident, Anita...

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Alumni Holiday Party- Jingle Mingle

Last Call to Register for the Holiday Party! With over 90 class members and alumni already registered , this is shaping up to be the biggest Holiday event of the season.   And if that isn't enough here are a few more reasons to attend: -  Live Holiday Music by Eric...

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Energizing Others Energizes This Dynamo

In celebration of Leadership Geauga’s 25th Anniversary Year, we thought you’d enjoy reading about a few of the many alumni whose Leadership Geauga experience helps them to make a positive difference in our community.  November saw the Class of 2020 participating in...

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Geauga on Board

Geauga on Board prepares participants to serve on a nonprofit organization's board of directors and introduces them to agencies that may benefit from their involvement. For individuals, the three part program series is October 16- 4:30-6:00; October 23- 4:30-6:00...

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Alumni Dinner- October 4

Join your class members and fellow alumni at the annual alumni dinner, October 4 @ the Bertram Inn, Aurora.  Reception at 6:30 PM with dinner served at 7:00 PM.  RSVP using eventbrite: https://lgalumnidinner.eventbrite.com

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Accepting Nominations for the 2020 Emerald Leader

Since 2001, Leadership Geauga County has honored visionary and dedicated community leaders whose extraordinary work has enhanced the quality of life in Geauga County.  These individuals and organizations have given generously of their time and talents to promote a...

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Sharon James Alumni Social (with the Class of 2019)

Friday, May 10, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT) Spring is here (maybe) and we are celebrating with our alumni community and class of 2019. Join us at the Class of 2019 Arts and Leisure reception as we celebrate, make new connections and enjoy the company of our...

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Adult Program Applications being accepted

Applications are being accepted for the 23rd Signature Adult Class, which runs September 2019 - June 2020.  Candidates must live or work in Geauga County to be eligible.  Read more about the program, benefits and requirements here. 

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Nominate a leader for the Adult Class of 2020

We are looking for engaged emerging and established leaders to participate in the Adult Class of 2020, which will begin September 2019.  The application period is open for our next class, until June 30, and we are counting on alumni and friends of leadership to help...

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Welcome to the Board Mark Halford!

Welcome to the Leadership Geauga Board of Trustees Mark Halford Leadership Geauga County recently named Mark E Halford to its Board of Trustees. Mr. Halford is a Marketing and Business Analytics professional, currently serving as the Development Data Manager for The...

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Geauga, State of the County – 2019

Geauga, State of the County February 1, 2019 Kent State University at Geauga 7:30 AM registration; 8:00 AM -9:30 AM Program (Please note this is special 90:00 GEL Breakfast Program) Presentations will be made by the following distinguished speakers: Education – Dr....

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2019 Emerald Leader Announced- Susan Juhasz

We are honored to announce that Susan Juhasz will receive the 2019 Emerald Leader Award on March 2, 2019 at Leadership Geauga County’s Emerald Ball.  (Executive Director- Melanie Scanlon and Emerald Ball Cochair Matt Emrick pictured with Susan Juhasz (middle)) The...

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Alumni Holiday Party- Friday, December 7th – 5 PM-7:30 PM

Centerville Mills  Ring in the season of giving with your fellow LG alumni and the Class of 2019.  Appetizers and beverages will be provided to bring holiday cheer. And there will even be a special visit from Santa to kick off the holiday season.  We will be...

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Listening for Understanding – Building community across divides – April 24th

Jon Karlovec of Karlovec Media and Ken Douthit of Geauga Times Courier will discuss keeping an open mind to understand the opposing views you hear or read in the news and from those around you. This event is open to Leadership Geauga alumni and to the public RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/listening-for-understanding-tickets-42204494780

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