October 2015
Connecting Leaders. Engaging Graduates.

New Look!
We have updated the Leadership Winter Park E-Newsletter format to make it easier to read, find the information you want and get on with your day. We hope you enjoy the new look and thank you for staying engaged with Leadership Winter Park!

Grab your stein and polka your way over to Oktoberfest this Wednesday, October 28 from 6-9pm at the Winter Park Farmers' Market! Not only will you find a delightful assortment German beers, wine and appetizers, but this event will also determine the 2016 Official BEST CLASS! Rally your classmates and try your shot at claiming the title! 

Pancake Breakfast

We've got more pancakes than ever this year! Be a part of Central Florida's best holiday event - the Leadership Winter Park Pancake Breakfast! Being held Saturday, December 5 from 7:30 - 10:30am in downtown Central Park at the stage, we will be serving up hot pancakes, sausages, a mountain of topping courtesy of Whole Foods Market along with your favorite breakfast beverages, coffee, milk and OJ!

Learn more about the event, purchase tickets and review sponsorship opportunities here.

Leadership Development
You are always looking for ways to improve your leadership abilities and there are several traits often thrown about which seem to go hand-in-hand with great leadership. In this Forbes article, the author encourages disciplined leaders to focus on the vital few in their organization. Read the full article.

Alumni Happenings & Events
Meredith Hein, Class XXVI
Board Member, Fern Creek Elementary School
The annual Bulldog Benefit for Fern Creek Elementary will be held Thursday, Nov. 5 from 6:30 - 8:30pm at Quantum Leap Winery. Learn more. Donations are still being accepted for the silent auction too!

Jessica Lewis, Class XXIII
Began a new role with the American Cancer Society

Jesse Martinez, Class XXVI
Jane McLean, Class XXV
The Alfond Inn was recently ranked the #1 hotel in Florida, #7 hotel in the United States and #47 in the world

For more information on upcoming events check the LWP online calendar.