City of Columbia to Host Inaugural Neighborhood Leadership Summit | Community Spirit
The City of Columbia Community Development Department will host the inaugural Neighborhood Leadership Summit on Saturday, April 28, 2012. Learn how to be a leader in your community! The Summit will be held at Dreher High School (3319 Millwood Ave) from 9:30AM to 1:30PM. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Interested parties can register at http://columbia.sc.gov/index.cfm/development-gateway/community-development/neighborhood-leadership-summit/. Participants ages 16 and older are encouraged to attend. Registration deadline is Tuesday, April 24, 2012 by 5pm. Space is limited.
Topics include: building community partnerships, engaging social media and networking effectively, fair housing, and more! Tentative speakers include:
- Katherine Swartz, Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce
- Mary Pat Baldauf, Climate Protection Action Campaign
- Richland County Councilman Paul Livingston
- Tige Watts, Neighborhoods USA
- And many more!
This event is FREE to the public. Lunch will also be provided. Special recognition to the sponsors of the summit: BB&T, Bank of America, First Citizens, Regions Bank, South Carolina Bank and Trust and TD Bank.
Awards and door prizes will be presented to the neighborhoods with the most participants ($150 gift certificate), neighborhoods with the most youth participants ($150 gift certificate), and random drawings of $50 gift certificates.
For more information, contact Charmaine Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org or 803.545.3403.