[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Grand Ave. Sweets in Glenwood Springs and the Mammoth would like to recognize Andrea Palm-Porter as the Sweet Person for the month of January. Listen now. “It is really cool to be the Sweet Person of the Month,” Palm-Porter said. Andrea is the Executive Director of Roaring Fork Leadership and was nominated by Marianne Virgili of the Glenwood Springs Chamber and Resort Association. “I think she is an extremely exuberant leader of Roaring Fork Leadership and she makes running a non-profit look easy and I know it isn’t easy to do that job,” Virgili said about why she nominated Palm-Porter. RFL [...]
RFCCL (Roaring Fork Center for Community Leadership) is recognizing its alumni on October 14th, hosted by Duncan Clauss (RFL Class of 2011) at Aspen Brewing Company from 5:30P til 7P. Evan Zislis (RFL Class of 2014 and author), kicks off his book tour "ClutterFree Revolution," will be speaking and available to autograph his new print edition book. Event sponsored by: The City of Aspen, Barry Crook, Aspen Words, and Moms for Moms Communities. More about Evan & ClutterFree Revolution: Founder and Principal Consultant of Intentional Solutions, Evan Zislis helps people to simplify so they can focus on what matters most, and that [...]
Candidates elected to the council include: Annick Pruett, Joe Elliott, Ed Green, Theresa Hamilton and Dana Wood. The election could be historic in that it will be the first time in the city’s history that four women will serve on council at the same time — a point that Wood noted. “It’s an exciting day,” she said. Read more.
Motherlode has hired Alyssa Reindel (RFL Class of 2015 Graduate) of Evergreen Events to make sure they comply with the zero waste initiatives. “Setting this up, you are honoring the host city but also you are encouraging people to take this home with them,” said Alyssa Reindel. “So hopefully it’s the ripple effect that spreads.” Read More from aspenpublicradio.org
The Wyly Art Center in Basalt has hired Genna Moe as its new executive director, the nonprofit announced Monday. Moe replaces Kelly Alford, who has left to concentrate on her graphic-design business, at the helm of the nonprofit. Moe was selected through a national search conducted by the Wyly’s board of directors and the Aspen Leadership Group. She is leaving her post as audience services manager at the Wheeler Opera House to run the Wyly Art Center (formerly known as the Wyly Community Art Center). “It is our honor to have Genna as the Wyly’s new director,” Wyly board president Jay [...]
Each year the class is divided into 5-6 teams, and each team takes on a civic project. The purpose of these projects are: To provide a laboratory for participants to practice new ways of being a leader and gain insights on the impact they have on a team and other participants, and take-on person goals of leadership transformation To develop a sense of personal efficacy – “I can change things” and collective efficacy “Together, we can make a difference” To make an impact in the community Last year we worked on 5 civic projects: Aspen CORE, Habitat for Humanity RFV, Roaring [...]
Garfield County awarded RFL $10,000 towards it's 2015/2016 program. Funds were requested to help with: Scholarship Fund Enhance our Community Confluence program (build out the web portal needed to “match the volunteer with the volunteer opportunity”) Create/implement a sustainable alumni civic discourse (CoLab) program or (speaker fees, venue, lodging, food for participants, administrative time, marketing) Provide Emotional Intelligence Assessments (EQi) to current program participants and expand that to the Board of Directors and Coaches of the civic project teams. Expand the EQi offering into the public
It is more critical than ever to have the skills you need to be an effective leader- whether it be at work, home or in the community. Roaring Fork Leadership provides you access to skills that employers are looking for: critical thinking, collaboration, and engaging diverse perspectives. Click on Apply Now for details. Also, check out what our graduates say about the program by clicking on About Us. Roaring Fork Leadership provides access to new ways of being a leader - and we relate to everyone as the powerful capable leaders that they are. Our view is that Leadership is not something bestowed [...]