Class of 2020's History & Philanthropy
The "Best Class of 2020" met on Wednesday, October 2nd, for their History and Philanthropy Session Day, sponsored by the Community Foundation of Lorain County.
They began their day with Barb Piscopo, Executive Director of the Lorain Historical Society who spoke of her passion for the community and personal leadership style. The class was able to tour the new exhibits within the Carnegie Library before heading off to their next stop.
The Lorain County Urban League served as our host for the remainder of the day. After an introduction to StrengthFinders 2.0 the class separated to sample lunch from locally owned restaurants: Smitty's Place, the Foundry, and The Bistro.
After lunch the class came together for an activity to develop their own personal vision. A tool that will guide them in their leadership development before heading off for their last historic tour of the day.
Welcomed by Kerri Broome, Executive Director of the Lorain County Historical Society the class received tours of the Lorain County Historical Center and the Hickories Museum, located minutes from the heart of downtown Elyria. After some session day planning and reenactment rendition of 1917- Rose Moriarty Elyria Mayor the class closed out their day with a discussion of their homework, visiting a historic location in Lorain County.
The class next meets on Wednesday, November 6th, for their Social Justice Session Day featuring Champions of Leadership Presenter Victor Leandry, Executive Director of El Centro de Servicios Sociales Inc.