Friday, September 1, 2017

Emerging Leaders Learn About Pekin

The Emerging Leaders met on Thursday, August 31st at the Mineral Springs Park Pavilion.  They heard from three different table speakers (Brigitte Krieg, Baylee Gambetti, and Gary Gillis) who shared information. 

Krieg is chair of the 2017 Pekin Marigold Festival and she talked about plans for this year's festival.  Gambetti is active in the Pekin community and spoke about the many opportunities for people to be involved through various organizations.  Gillis spoke about the history of the Marigold Medallion Hunt and the Pekin Park District.

Emerging Leaders is a group organized by the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce. The mission of the group is to empower, unite and develop emerging leaders by providing personal and professional development opportunities through networking, education & community involvement.

The objectives of the group is to
  • Welcome and empower leaders in the Pekin area
  • Develop, equip and educate the Pekin area’s next generation of leaders
  • Connect emerging leaders with Pekin’s diverse professionals, entrepreneurs & area resources
More information is available by contacting the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce at 346-2106.

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