Leadership Winter Park

*Application Period Expired* Youth Leaders Class XVII Applications Open Now

Posted on 9:03 am in Leadership Winter Park

Applications are closed for Youth Leaders Class XVII – check back in May 2018 for the next class applications. The Leadership Winter Park Youth Leaders program is Central Florida’s premier leadership program for students entering their sophomore, junior or senior year in high school.  The program is designed to help students develop new leadership skills and expose them to opportunities for leadership within our community. Two...

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*Application Period Expired* LWP Class XXVIII applications open now!

Posted on 8:15 am in Leadership Winter Park

Applications are now closed for Leadership Winter Park Class XXVIII! Check back in May 2018 for next year’s class applications.   Leadership Winter Park is a program of the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce that identifies and promotes potential leaders from the business community who desire to become involved in making a difference in Winter Park. The program is an adaptation of a nationwide community-awareness, leadership...

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Farewell, Debra!

Posted on 12:07 pm in Leadership Winter Park

  Following a 13 year career as Vice President of the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, Debra Hendrickson will be pursuing her next leadership journey. She has served as the face of and brains behind the Leadership Winter Park program for many years and her legacy will never be forgotten. On January 16 at a LWP Alumni Council meeting, it was announced that an award would be named in her honor. The Debra Hendrickson Volunteer of...

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Pancake Batter into Stacks of Dough

Posted on 11:49 am in Leadership Winter Park

One of the highlights of the year for Leadership Winter Park is the annual Pancake Breakfast held in Central Park. This year, the event celebrated its 18th annual breakfast presented by RE/MAX Town Centre, FBC Mortgage and Florida Power & Light and fed more hungry customers than ever before! On Saturday, December 3 in the early pre-dawn hours, a group of committee members and volunteers arrived in Central Park to begin preparing...

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9 LWP Grads Named “Most Influential”

Posted on 1:13 pm in General, Leadership Winter Park

Winter Park Magazine’s most recent issue features the second annual list of the “Most Influential” people in our community. The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is thrilled that once again, many of the featured movers and shakers in our community are graduates of Leadership Winter Park. The list includes a diverse group of people, ranging from business executives, educators and volunteers. This year, nine graduates of...

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Youth Leaders Wraps June Session

Posted on 11:45 am in General, Leadership Winter Park

Each summer, the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce hosts a leadership development program for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors called Youth Leaders. There are two week-long sessions, one in June and a second in July. The students spend a week learning about team building, volunteerism, opportunities for leadership within our community and areas of interest (such as local government, media, arts and culture). On June...

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