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United Way’s Emerging Leaders presents the 2013
Emerging Leadership Series – sharing perspective, insight and
inspiration to develop the next generation of community
This three part series will be held on the following dates:
May 22, 2013
June 26, 2013
July 31, 2013
Our dynamic Emerging Leadership Series is developed to position
every attendee as a next generation community leader. With its
three-prong approach, our series will guide you through what it
takes to get to the next level through sharing perspective,
insight and inspiration.
Perspective – Philanthropy for Career
Development Date: Wednesday, May 22nd Time: 6 pm – 7 pm
This workshop will examine the value of philanthropic
participation for young professionals building their careers.
Additionally, how young professionals can create lasting impact
in their communities by thoughtful and strategic community
Toilet paper: an essential, but often overlooked expense that can
wipe out a substantial portion of a nonprofit’s budget each year.
Money that could instead go to providing 175 hours of
counseling and case management for women in crisis at Wellspring
Women’s Center, or provide 676 nutritious home-cooked meals for
people who are homeless at Sacramento Loaves and Fishes. And
that’s just two examples.
On April 9th, members of the United Way Emerging
Leaders went to the Health Education Council site of the
United Way Fit Kids project. Volunteers took a tour of the Grant
High School garden and demonstration kitchen before helping high
school students lead activities with a group of elementary school
age Fit Kids who were on a field trip to visit the garden and
United Way’s Emerging Leaders hosted a Networking Happy Hour on
Thursday at LowBrau in Sacramento. Young
professionals had a chance to connect and mingle with
other community minded young professionals and have some fun at
the same time.
During the month of February, Emerging
Leaders participated in two volunteer opportunities. Thank
you to the volunteers from Emerging Leaders who helped with the
First, several members went to the Health Education Council site
of the United Way Fit Kids program. Volunteers took a tour of the
Grant High School garden and demonstration kitchen before helping
high school students lead activities with a group of elementary
school age Fit Kids who were on a field trip to visit the garden.
United Way’s Emerging Leaders
hosted its 1920’s themed 2nd annual Cocktails & Ballet -
Flappers & Fellas to a sell-out crowd at the Elks Tower
Ballroom on Thursday. Over 150 young professionals joined
together at this one of a kind event, honoring United Way’s 90th
Thank you to everyone who attended! We also want to give thanks
to our generous sponsors, AT&T, The Sacramento Ballet and our
emcee, Scott Moak.
United Way’s Emerging Leaders got social with a purpose for
a Holiday Networking Happy Hour on Wednesday, December 12 at Pour
House in Sacramento. In the spirit of the holidays, Emerging
Leaders donated over 45 unwrapped toys to benefit the children
and families at St.
John’s Shelter for Women and Children, a United Way certified
A big thanks to Emerging Leaders for their generosity!
To check out photos of the event, like us on facebook!
Thank you to everyone who attended the Emerging Leaders Cocktail
Information Night on October 18th at The Red Rabbit Kitchen +
Bar. Thanks to the generosity of the young professionals in
attendance, over 115 school supply items were donated to help
support our local schools!
Attendees networked, learned about the Emerging Leaders program
and how young professionals in our community can make a big
United Way Emerging Leaders hosted Bowl for a Cause at Capitol
Bowl on May 17. The night of bowling, fun and good people
was an effort to gain awareness about the United Way Fit
Kids project. Emerging Leaders hopes to host similar additional
events in the future.
On November 10, 2011 more than 90 guests enjoyed a mix of drinks, appetizers, networking and ballet at United Way’s Emerging Leaders Fall Event at Lounge ON20. Guests had the opportunity to get acquainted with United Way’s Emerging Leaders and other young professionals. The evening was complete with a sneak peak of “The Nutcracker” by Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet.
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