Saturday, May 4, 2013
Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian was the keynote speaker at Leadership MetroWest Academy alumni breakfast in Natick this past week.
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Saturday, May 4
Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian was the keynote speaker at Leadership MetroWest Academy alumni breakfast in Natick this past week, according to a press release from the Middlesex County Sheriff's office. “I was honored to be invited to speak with such a diverse group of business, civic and non-profit leaders committed to making the region a better place to live and work,” said Koutoujian, who talked to the alumni about his leadership philosophy, his time in the state legislature and his experiences as Sheriff. Leadership MetroWest, based in Framingham, is a 27-year-old, non-profit, community leadership development organization with more than 600 alumni throughout the MetroWest region.
Friday, June 1, 2012
“Shop & Explore MetroWest" special promotions continue through Sunday, June 3.
With three days remaining for Shop & Explore MetroWest, the program has already succeeded in generating economic activity throughout the region by attracting customers to local restaurants, retailers, services, and arts & culture venues. More than 110 participating businesses are offering special discounts and deals during the 9-day Shop & Explore MetroWest, which is a program of the MetroWest Tourism & Visitors Bureau. With offerings such as a free one-week membership at a fitness facility, two-for-one admission to local museums, and half-price pizzas and steaks, Shop & Explore has generated significant buzz as well as income. For consumers, the deals are the lure. For participating businesses, the real value lies in increased visibility …
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Five executive level, influential, insightful and intentional leaders will share their formative experiences, intentional strategies and tactics at the breakfast.
Learn what it takes to be a leader. Thursday, May 24 Leadership MetroWest is hosting a roundtable discussion breakfast at 7:45 a.m. on the campus of Framingham State University. Five executive level, influential, insightful and intentional leaders will share their formative experiences, intentional strategies and tactics in a highly interactive, moderated conversation, followed by Q&A and small group discussions at your table. Panelists include Joel Barrera, deputy director, Metropolitan Area Planning Council; Jarrett Barrios, CEO, American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts; Beverly Edgehill, former president, The Partnership, Inc.; Dana M. Neshe, EVP & Chief Community Banking Officer, Middlesex Savings Bank; and David Shapiro, CEO, The …
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Five standout graduates of the MetroWest Leadership Academy discuss what they learned from Leadership MetroWest, which celebrates its 25th anniversary last night.
On the 25th anniversary of Leadership MetroWest, five standout graduates who live and work in Framingham reflected on what they learned from their experience with the MetroWest Leadership Academy. Jan Harrington Leadership Academy Class of 1996 Jan Harrington serves as an elected member of the Framingham Public Library Board of Trustees, lives in Saxonville, and serves on the Board of the Friends of Saxonville. “Since [attending the Leadership Academy], although I had been living in Framingham for many years, I have never seen the town in which I lived, the town in which I worked, nor the entire MetroWest area, for that matter, in the same light again. Their value is greater!” Andy Limeri Leadership Academy Class of 2004 Andy Limeri was a…
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
'Collision & Collaboration' headlines Leadership Academy's thoughts on Millennials and Boomers at work. Leadership MetroWest will celebrate its 25th anniversary tonight with a celebration.
Two Millennials and two Baby Boomers comprised the panel at a MetroWest Leadership Roundtable, and some of the conversations took on a comic overtone, as the Boomers described a new generation of spoiled workers, and the Millennials pointed out that it was Boomers, who did the spoiling. Beneath the ribbing, panelists addressed how these two demographic bulges – two generational behemoths as moderator Stephen Brand described them - can best understand each other and work together. U.S. Boomers, born roughly from 1946 to 1964, have ruled the business and political worlds for decades. The Millennials, essentially the Boomers’ children, are now ascending to workplace and public prominence. How the work-world looks to those entering in 2011 is…
Friday, June 10, 2011
Leadership MetroWest marks its 25th anniversary this month with a celebration and a reminder of what the non-profit organization has contributed to the Framingham community.
This month, Leadership MetroWest celebrates its 25th anniversary. At the same time, its flagship program, the MetroWest Leadership Academy, will graduate its 25th class. “We’re very proud of our record of success in terms of providing communities with a diverse, qualified, and energized pool of people who are engaged with community engagement and civic commitment,” said Executive Director Helen Lemoine. Each year, new candidates for the MetroWest Leadership Academy are selected from the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Each one has demonstrated an interest in serving the community in some way. Twenty-five to 30 people make up each class. The class meets for a two-day retreat in September, then meets one full day a month for the …
Monday, May 16, 2011
Leadership MetroWest will host its first leadership roundtable "Boomers & Millennials: Collisions and Collaborations" Thursday morning at Framingham State University.
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Monday, May 16, 2011
Leadership MetroWest will present a roundtable: “Boomers & Millennials: Collisions and Collaborations," Thursday, May 19 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the McCarthy center on the campus of Framingham State University. No speeches. No power point. Join leaders from the public, private and non-profit sectors in exploring the powerful skills each generation brings to work and how to capitalize on the strengths of each. Panelists will debate the collisions and strategize collaborations. Attendees will be able to brainstorm with peers around the region. Panelists include: Cost is $35 and $25 for graduates of MetroWest Leadership Academy. There are still about a dozen slots still available. Register at www.leadershipmetrowest.org/ The Leadership …