Now Accepting Registrations for the Professional Development Series

The Professional Development Series is a series of four workshops facilitated by local business leaders that include a variety of topics. Each session runs from 9 a.m. – noon. Coffee and registration begins at 8:30 a.m. All workshops will be held at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in the Hotel & Conference Center. Cost to attend is $35 per person per session or $120 for all four. Click here to register.

The 2015 series dates and topics include:

February 10: The Stress Management Intensive led by Dr. Christine Kiesinger, Wellness Educator.

March 11: Success Strategies: Setting Goals & Extending Gratitude in Work and Life led by Bill Sciaccia, Instructor of Economics and Business Administration at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Author and Speaker.

March 31: Social Media Myths & Magic led by Catherine Shafer, Lightspeed Technologies.

April 28: Moving Beyond Conflict to Collaboration & Creativity led by Dr. Matthew Sowcik, Asst. Professor of Leadership Studies & Director of Leadership Development, Wilkes University.

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Mid-Winter Cocktail Party

Click here to make your on-line reservation for the annual Mid-winter Cocktail Party.

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Junior Leadership Class of 2016 Applications Available

We are currently accepting applications for the Junior Leadership Class of 2016. You may download a writable .pdf copy of the  application by clicking here.  All applications are due in the Leadership Wilkes-Barre office no later than  February 18, 2015 and must be approved by your school guidance counselor.  Please read all directions on the application carefully prior to completing.

For added convenience, those who have chosen to complete reference forms may download a writable copy of the JLWB Reference Form.  

Get Out of Town

The “Get Out of Town” Raffle is back! Who wouldn’t love a chance to get away for a relaxing vacation?  You can now pay for tickets with your credit card. Stop in our office at 4 Public Square, or have them mailed directly to you by calling (570) 823-2101 ext. 135. 

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Community Connections

As members of the Leadership Wilkes-Barre network, you have a chance to mentor and inspire young talent in our community!  The Community Connections program matches Intercollegiate Leadership’s talented, driven students with area professionals in order to facilitate a job shadowing experience in the student’s field of interest.  This unique program provides our participants the opportunity to gain first-hand insight and exposure to the jobs they would like to do someday.

We need local professionals to invite Intercollegiate participants to a brief job-shadowing experience.  The length of the experience may be anywhere from just a few hours to a full day. The schedule is up to you! We are asking that all job shadowing takes place between January 29, 2015 and February 20, 2015.  Leadership Wilkes-Barre will establish the best match, and the student participant is then responsible to reach out to you.

If you, or someone you know, is interested in participating, please click here.   This is a wonderful opportunity to connect with young talent in our area, and to inspire the next generation of leaders!

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