LEADERSHIP ALUMNI TO GATHER
The Leadership Bartow Program's annual Holiday Alumni Reunion is planned as a grand get together for all who have graduated from the Leadership two-year Program.
More than 380 have been invited to attend the annual holiday reunion on Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 5:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Harmony Haven Event Venue, 6320 US 98 South, Bartow, on the corner of US 98 and CR540A.
"This is a great time to renew old friendships and enjoy fantastic food, music by Deejay Clint Edwards (Leadership Bartow XII), and kick off the holiday season," said Bartow Chamber Executive Director Jeff Clark. Not only are alum invited, but the current Leadership Class has been asked to attend. That's Leadership XVII.
The first Leadership Class was formed in 1984 by then Executive Director of the Chamber, Mayme Burdin Clark. Members included William A. Biebuiyck Jr., Dean I. Brantley, George Burke Jr., Dr. Michael W. Carson, Lois K. Clevenger, Kathryn W. Cramer, Becky Crucet, Kenneth D. Ely, Brian D. DeNeve, Charles GHrenig, Charles L. Hooks, Lennon D. Jordan Jr., Barbara Newell, Eleanor H. Lawrence, James Gary May, LaVerne F. McCall, Paul N. Mudgett, Lee Newell, Ralph J. Nobo Jr. MD, Nancy T. Pennington, Michella A. Purcell, J. Richard Stewart, Ruth C. Trainor and Steven R. Wright.
And if you ask them about their Leadership experience, they will tell you Leadership I "is the best class."
All Leadership Bartow graduates are invited, as well as the current Leadership class, and current board members of the Bartow Chamber of Commerce. If you have not received your invitation, please contact the Chamber to make sure your mailing address is on the alumni's list.