March Leadership Madness – Alumni Event

Get together with old and new friends at Banchetto Feast, part of the new Shops at Nanuet. Thaw out, share in some great food, conversation and networking. Join Leadership Rockland Alumni on March 11th for “March Leadership Madness”.

We will be having an NCAA Tournament contest and the brackets will be available at the event to be completed.

When: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Where: Banchetto Feast, Middletown Road, Nanuet, NY
Time: 6:00 – 8:30 pm
Cost: Admission: $30*; NCAA Brackets (optional): $10
RSVP: alumni@leadershiprockland.org or 845.664.0107

Please feel free to invite guests who may be interested in learning about the program or applying for the 2015 class.

* Admission includes: hot and cold buffet dinner, beer, wine and soda.

Banchetto Feast

New Website Launches on “Leadership Rockland Day”

New City, NY – Leadership Rockland is proud to announce the launch of a new web presence for the organization, coinciding with the first annual Leadership Rockland Day. The County of Rockland recognized Leadership Rockland on December 1, 2013 with a Proclamation by former County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef, declaring the third Thursday of every January as “Leadership Rockland Day”.

Leadership Rockland, which is a program that offers existing and emerging leaders in government, business and non-profit sectors an educational experience focused on the infrastructure of Rockland County, New York, was in need of a brand that conveyed the quality of content, impact on participants and value of the program to the community.

The new brand lays the foundation for all future marketing initiatives to reach potential participants to the program and to keep alumni connected and informed, as well as to attract corporate sponsorship and donors.

Fully responsive across all desktop and mobile devices, the new website features an online application, a fully searchable alumni directory, an online evaluation form for current program participants, a blog, a robust calendar and social media integration. There is also a Featured Alumni section which highlights a new marketing campaign entitled “I am Leadership Rockland”. The first to be featured is Maria Luisa Whittingham (Class of 2010), a local retail entrepreneur who has recently been honored by Nyack College as a recipient of a Social Justice Award.

“Our emerging leaders are not satisfied with the status quo and wish to move toward improvement of all aspects of our community. And Leadership Rockland provides the vessel through which change can be fostered. That is all well and good. The new website will serve our mission and accommodate our goal through seamless communication within and beyond Leadership Rockland,” said Jan Degenshein, Chairman of the Board of Directors.

The brand identity development and website design were contributed pro bono by Liqui-Site Designs, Inc., a brand activation firm headquartered in Nyack, NY. The firm’s President and CRO, Kelly Campbell is a board member of Leadership Rockland as elected 2013 Class Representative.

About Leadership Rockland, Inc.
Leadership Rockland offers existing and emerging leaders an educational experience focused on the infrastructure of Rockland County, New York – presented by leaders in government, business and non-profit sectors. With 600 graduates over a 25-year span, the program consists of 11 daylong sessions over a 10-month period, and engages and challenges its participants to examine issues and seek solutions. To learn more or to apply, visit www.leadershiprockland.org.

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Nyack College and County Recognize Leadership Rockland

New City, NY – Leadership Rockland is proud to announce that it has been selected by Nyack College to receive a Social Justice Award at the Nyack College’s Annual Social Justice Day Luncheon on Friday, January 17, 2014 at the Nyack Seaport starting at 12:30pm.

“This is a wonderful acknowledgement of Leadership Rockland’s efforts to educate emerging leaders about the challenges and rewards we face living in such a diverse community as Rockland County,” stated Jan Degenshein, Chairman of the Board of Directors.

The County of Rockland also recognized Leadership Rockland on December 1, 2013 with a Proclamation by former County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef, declaring the third Thursday of every January as Leadership Rockland Day. Leadership Rockland, which holds monthly sessions for a ten-month period, is a valued resource for our community. Program Coordinators are tasked to provide an experience focused on the many facets of the County. Participants are engaged and challenged to examine the issues, and seek solutions.

About Leadership Rockland, Inc.
Leadership Rockland offers existing and emerging leaders an educational experience focused on the infrastructure of Rockland County, New York – presented by leaders in government, business and non-profit sectors. With 600 graduates over a 25-year span, the program consists of 11 daylong sessions over a 10-month period, and engages and challenges its participants to examine issues and seek solutions. To learn more or to apply, visit www.leadershiprockland.org.

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