Leadership Lackawanna Core Program Class of 2016-2017 announced


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The Leadership Lackawanna Core Program Class of 2016-2017, from left, first row, Robert Knight Jr., The University of Scranton; Lauren Perry, FreshySites; Deborah Flynn, Luzerne County Community College; Angela Burke, TMG Health; Carrie Balashaitis, TMG Health; Meghan Loftus, NEPA Alliance; Michelle Georgetti, Valley Community Library; Sara Samala, Gertrude Hawk Chocolates, and David Humphreys, Lackawanna County District Attorneys Office. Second row, Sandra Snyder, NeighborWorks of NEPA; Leanna Skaluba, Admiral Management Services; Michelle Rake, Gertrude Hawk Chocolates; Patrick Connolly, Tobyhanna Army Depot; Robert Hagenbaugh, Tobyhanna Army Depot; Christopher Szewczyk, Mazzoni Karam Petorak Valvano; Anthony Ferrese, Lackawanna College; Jonathan Tobin, Penn State Worthington Scranton; Kathleen Bird, Benco Dental, and Angela Berardelli, DaVita Dialysis. Third row, Scott Winschuh, Prudential Retirement; Ryan Zarkesh, United Neighborhood Centers; Dragan Jokic, Fidelity Bank; David Morrison, Toyota of Scranton; Brad Kovaleski, Penn State Worthington Scranton; Tyler Crawford, Montage Mountain Resorts; Douglas Mielnicki, Procter & Gamble; Michael Wisneski, Everhart Museum; Matthew Donnelly, Procter & Gamble, and Scott Scouten, Wells Fargo.


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SCRANTON — The Leadership Lackawanna Core program Class of 2016-2017 met for its first session on Thursday, Sept. 8. The meeting included an orientation and an introduction to leadership basics.

In Leadership Lackawanna’s 10-month Core Program participants gain leadership, interpersonal and managerial skills, as well as an enhanced understanding of the issues relevant to the greater Scranton area, through monthly sessions.

Areas of focus include community development, economic development, government, health care, law, education, quality of life, sustainability, history and media, with sessions featuring widely recognized specialists. Members of the class also devote a large portion of their time to developing and implementing community projects, hence enhancing their leadership abilities, fostering teamwork and benefiting local nonprofit organizations.

The Leadership Lackawanna Core Program Class of 2016-2017, from left, first row, Robert Knight Jr., The University of Scranton; Lauren Perry, FreshySites; Deborah Flynn, Luzerne County Community College; Angela Burke, TMG Health; Carrie Balashaitis, TMG Health; Meghan Loftus, NEPA Alliance; Michelle Georgetti, Valley Community Library; Sara Samala, Gertrude Hawk Chocolates, and David Humphreys, Lackawanna County District Attorneys Office. Second row, Sandra Snyder, NeighborWorks of NEPA; Leanna Skaluba, Admiral Management Services; Michelle Rake, Gertrude Hawk Chocolates; Patrick Connolly, Tobyhanna Army Depot; Robert Hagenbaugh, Tobyhanna Army Depot; Christopher Szewczyk, Mazzoni Karam Petorak Valvano; Anthony Ferrese, Lackawanna College; Jonathan Tobin, Penn State Worthington Scranton; Kathleen Bird, Benco Dental, and Angela Berardelli, DaVita Dialysis. Third row, Scott Winschuh, Prudential Retirement; Ryan Zarkesh, United Neighborhood Centers; Dragan Jokic, Fidelity Bank; David Morrison, Toyota of Scranton; Brad Kovaleski, Penn State Worthington Scranton; Tyler Crawford, Montage Mountain Resorts; Douglas Mielnicki, Procter & Gamble; Michael Wisneski, Everhart Museum; Matthew Donnelly, Procter & Gamble, and Scott Scouten, Wells Fargo.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_ABJ-LL-Class.jpgThe Leadership Lackawanna Core Program Class of 2016-2017, from left, first row, Robert Knight Jr., The University of Scranton; Lauren Perry, FreshySites; Deborah Flynn, Luzerne County Community College; Angela Burke, TMG Health; Carrie Balashaitis, TMG Health; Meghan Loftus, NEPA Alliance; Michelle Georgetti, Valley Community Library; Sara Samala, Gertrude Hawk Chocolates, and David Humphreys, Lackawanna County District Attorneys Office. Second row, Sandra Snyder, NeighborWorks of NEPA; Leanna Skaluba, Admiral Management Services; Michelle Rake, Gertrude Hawk Chocolates; Patrick Connolly, Tobyhanna Army Depot; Robert Hagenbaugh, Tobyhanna Army Depot; Christopher Szewczyk, Mazzoni Karam Petorak Valvano; Anthony Ferrese, Lackawanna College; Jonathan Tobin, Penn State Worthington Scranton; Kathleen Bird, Benco Dental, and Angela Berardelli, DaVita Dialysis. Third row, Scott Winschuh, Prudential Retirement; Ryan Zarkesh, United Neighborhood Centers; Dragan Jokic, Fidelity Bank; David Morrison, Toyota of Scranton; Brad Kovaleski, Penn State Worthington Scranton; Tyler Crawford, Montage Mountain Resorts; Douglas Mielnicki, Procter & Gamble; Michael Wisneski, Everhart Museum; Matthew Donnelly, Procter & Gamble, and Scott Scouten, Wells Fargo. Submitted photo

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Information provided by The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce.

Information provided by The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce.

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