Leadership Winter Park

Tis the LWP Season!

Posted on 1:28 pm in General, Leadership Winter Park

The holiday season is officially underway and with it brings some of Leadership Winter Park’s signature events! There are plenty of opportunities to spread holiday cheer by volunteering, helping families in need, gathering with friends and enjoying the festivities. Holiday events will kick off with Winter on the Avenue on Friday, December 4 in Central Park. Downtown Winter Park will be transformed into a winter wonderland...

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Grab a Beer! Oktoberfest is here!

Posted on 12:02 pm in General, Leadership Winter Park

It’s time to dust off your Lederhosen and practice your yodel because Oktoberfest is right around the corner! Leadership Winter Park is pulling out all the stops for this age old tradition and you won’t want to miss all of the shenanigans we have in store. Oktoberfest will be held Wednesday, October 28 from 6:00 – 9:00pm at the Winter Park Farmers’ Market. Tickets are only $20 for LWP graduates and $25 for...

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Best Class Rivalry Begins

Posted on 12:43 pm in Leadership Winter Park

Which year holds claim to the “Best Class” title? Currently, Class XXIII proudly boasts an official Best Class pin after winning the honor at the 2014 LWP Alumni Social. Now, the title is up for grabs and newly formed Class XXVI is anxious to snatch it up. It is easy to understand why after witnessing their first gathering.   On Friday, September 18  in Cocoa Beach, FL, 50 new recruits who make up Class XXVI flooded...

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LWP Grads Named Among Winter Park’s Most Influential

Posted on 1:32 pm in Leadership Winter Park

The City of Winter Park is abuzz with chatter regarding the recently released Summer 2015 edition of Winter Park Magazine which proudly highlights a special feature – the city’s “Most Influential.” Nineteen pages in the center of the publication reveal striking photos and admirable write-ups of 25 movers and shakers of the community. In the diverse mix of developers, activists, volunteers, businesspeople and...

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Youth Leaders Class XV June Session Recap

Posted on 3:43 pm in Leadership Winter Park

Fifteen years ago, eight high school students from the Winter Park area made up the inaugural Youth Leaders class. They were led by Leadership Winter Park graduates and Youth Leaders founders, Shari Hodgson, Class I, and Fred Jones, Class II. As the program grew and applications began flooding in each summer, the learning opportunities for our community’s budding leaders also expanded. One class was tasked with developing...

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Lifetime Achievement Award Honors Shari Hodgson

Posted on 11:24 am in Leadership Winter Park

On Friday, May 15, 250 attendees gathered at The Alfond Inn to celebrate 25 years of Leadership Winter Park. What began with a vision to develop leaders who would become active and informed citizens for the betterment of Winter Park has transformed into a thriving program with more than 800 graduates who are among the area’s top business executives, non-profit board members and elected officials.  The evening honored Shari v. N....

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