Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Congratulations to the Graduates of the Sun Prairie Leadership Class XIV (City of Sun Prairie Office of Economic Development)

Congratulations to the graduates of the 14th Sun Prairie Leadership Class:

Elry Armaza, UW Credit Union
Andrew Hirvela, Sun Prairie Utilities
Denise Kerr, Stark Company Realtors
Patrick Malinowski, Summit Credit Union
Eric Ristau, Eustice, Laffey, Sebranek & Auby
Jonathan Rouse, Sun Prairie Area School District
Jamie Stueber, Bank of Sun Prairie
Brian Teasdale, Sun Prairie Police Department
Julie Wiedmeyer, Sunshine Supper

These current and future leaders of their community spent the third Wednesday of the month from August 2010 to May 2011 learning more about their community, and how they can impact change in Sun Prairie. Their topics of study included:

Leading Change September 15, 2010 (at Wisconsin Distributors)
Develop leadership and team-building skills, identify leadership styles and qualities. Breakfast sponsored by Beans 'n Cream Coffeehouse. Lunch sponsored by Cardinal's Nest.

Volunteerism October 20, 2010 (at Colonial Club)
Discussion of volunteerism focusing on local nonprofit organizations, how to get involved, where help is needed, benefits of volunteering to you and your community. Breakfast sponsored by What's Brew'n. Lunch sponsored by Colonial Club.

Communications & Media November 17, 2010 (at Sun Prairie Utilities, Sun Prairie Public Library and Sun Prairie Cable Access)
Work with the media, learn about technology, effective personal communication, cable access TV, advertising and public relations tips. Breakfast sponsored by Sun Prairie Utilities. Lunch sponsored by Cannery Grill.

Community Health & Wellness January 19, 2011 (at St. Mary's Emergency Center and Prairie Athletic Club)
Personal and community health and wellness issues, alternative medicine. Breakfast sponsored by Sun Prairie Kwik Trip. Lunch sponsored by St. Mary's Foundation and Prairie Athletic Club.

Education February 16, 2011 (at Royal Oaks Elementary, SPHS, and CHUMS)
Key issues in today’s education environment such as diversity of population and revenue caps, discussions with students. Lunch provided by the high school.

Business & Industry March 16, 2011 (at Stark Company Realtors, Hallman Lindsay, Pan-O-Gold)
Tours of local businesses and industries, community economic development goals and strategies, small business issues. Lunch at Buck & Honey's.

Government April 20, 2011
Overview of city services and departments, planning issues and emergency services.

Graduation May 18, 2011 (Buck & Honey's)

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