Our October 11 Meeting is moving to the United Educators Building (FEMA is at FDOH)!
October 11, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. @Volusia United Educators Building – 1381 Educators Rd, Daytona Beach, FL 32124
We welcome School Board Member Mrs. Wright (bio below) to share about important priorities for the 2017-18 school year along with panelists from the newly formed AIMS Department (Achievement Initiatives and Minority Services) staff. We will be encouraging support for the Volusia Disproportionate Minority Contact Committee. Bring your business cards and enjoy learning something new and networking with your peers. You will also hear from ATT about an opportunity to bring broadband services to SNAP consumers and learn from meeting sponsor Habitat for Humanity.
Dean Ida Wright is a lifetime resident of Volusia County. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management from Stetson University. She served on the PTSA and the School Advisory Committee at Champion Elementary and David C. Hinson Middle. She is currently employed at Bethune-Cookman University as Dean of the School of Business and is the co-owner of AM Wright Construction. Mrs. Wright represents District 2, including the greater Daytona Beach area, Daytona Beach Shores, Ponce Inlet, South Daytona and a portion of Port Orange.
Thank you to the 114 attendees who enjoyed our August speakers from DCF’s SAMH office. Evelyn L Lynam, NER Transitional Youth System of Care Coordinator shared about how a peer and youth driven approach with wrap around services is going to be delivered throughout our region with inspiring testimony provided by Lindsay Faber, Peer Engagement Coordinator. Don’t forget to support our meeting sponsor, Halifax Health Hospice and the exciting opportunities they have going on to support our community.
Thank you for the 92 who attended July meeting with a Ted Talk driven networking exercise followed by breaking up into committee work (creating 2017-18 Coalition Ambassadors, Health and Human Services Leadership Team, Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Committee and more). Where we announced our new 2017-19 Coalition Co-Chair, Lori McMullin. Guests spread the word about their organizations’ upcoming events and programming opportunities through our Network Zone and meeting announcements. Early-bird pricing on 2017-18 subscriptions and sponsorship opportunities were offered this month through July 14 for new and existing members; 2017 -18 Early Bird Renewal Non-Profit Individuals and Students.