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Leadership Triangle Celebrates 22 years of Regional Leadership
Leadership Triangle Alumni Network (LTAN) will extend and enhance the value of Goodmon Fellows’ investment in their Leadership Triangle experience. Through ongoing networking opportunities, Goodmon Fellows maintain the connections with their classmates and create new connections with other Leadership Triangle program graduates. Timely, relevant and carefully selected events and activities will continue Goodmon Fellows’ leadership development while also expanding their regional knowledge and perspective.
While all Goodmon Fellows may have access to LTAN events for a fee (usually $20 per event), membership will have its privileges. Paid members ($100 per year) will be able to attend all events free, except the Goodmon Awards, which will be discounted. A full calendar of high quality events and activities are decribed below.
Leadership Triangle Over Lunch, presented by Triangle Community Foundation
These intimate lunches with Research Triangle movers and shakers who also enjoy global prominence give Goodmon Fellows exposure to the knowledge, expertise and perspectives of people who are making a difference in our region and beyond. The special guests for our Legacy Lunches have included Ambassador James Joseph, the Consul General of Mexico in the Carolinas, Carlos Flores Vizcarra, Dr. Christy Shaffer, Venture Partner and Managing Director, Hatteras Discovery, and Phail Wynn Jr., Vice-president, Durham and Regional Affairs, Duke University. We concluded this year with another standing room only luncheon-our guest speakers Pierce and his mother, Nnenna Freelon. We kicked-off the 2014 series with Dr. Tim Tyson and Rev. Curtis Gatewood. Thank you Triangle Community Foundation for sponsoring this series.
Leadership Triangle On the Street
Goodmon Fellows value community and volunteerism. Therefore, group volunteer projects like working on a Habitat home will be arranged to provide more opportunities to give back and to spend quality time with other Fellows. Thursday August 22, we enjoyed the Durham Premiere of Bringing It Home, with our Goodmon Fellow and filmaker Linda Booker. We gathered at the Full Frame Theater at the American Tobacco Power Plant. The screening was enjoyed by all. We are partnering with the Durham Rescue Mission for our spring event on April 26, 2014.
Continue to enjoy the free tickets at PlayMakers Theater for their productions. Information will be sent to you as plays are presented.
The Leadership Triangle Newsletters include articles about our classes, events and spotlights Goodmon Fellow successes. Please see below for past newsletters.
Leadership Celebrations– Special events like the Leadership Triangle Awards Gala, presented by the Carolina Hurricanes, is an opportunity to celebrate the good work of community leaders and the impact of the Leadership Triangle programs. This years co-chairs, Liz Goodmon and Jes Averhart worked diligently to bring you a grand night of celebration. Many regional leaders enjoyed the celebration and recognition of the award winners.
We also host outings, such as an alumni event at a Durham Bulls Baseball and more events being organized. Our Facebook page "shows" the excitement of these gatherings.