Residents graduate from JCC Citizen Leadership Academy
March 25, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Tressell Carter, Director
(757) 259-5423 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Nineteen James City County residents graduated from the 2010 JCC Citizen Leadership Academy on March 23 and received certificates from members of the James City County Board of Supervisors.
Citizen Leadership Academy, organized by JCC Neighborhood Connections, is a seven-week training course which teaches skills in communication and citizen engagement. Participants gain networking skills and learn how to move from talk to action. The training is provided to County residents at no cost. Skills can be applied to personal, work and community living.
“As a result of Citizen Leadership Academy, I will be able to go back to my neighborhood and help maintain and go forward with improvements for my neighborhood, working with the County along with those of my neighboring communities for the betterment of all,” says Constance Cook-Hudson of Mirror Lakes.
Graduates from left to right standing are:
Mary Brett Wright, Colonial Heritage; Manfred Fenger, Governors Land; Sandra Jimmison, Rolling Meadows; Amy Ritchie, Pointe at Jamestown; Gwen Schatzman, Ford’s Colony; Heather Cordasco, Monticello Woods; Jackie Jones, Rolling Meadows; Del Humphreys, Stonehouse; Alexander Frazier, Sr., Croaker; Annie Lee, Great Woods; David Hagginbothom, Governor’s Land; and Mary Smallwood, Jamestown 1607. Graduates from left to right seated are: Valerie Partlow, Croaker; Latrice Boyce, Grove; Elizabeth Snyder, Season’s Trace; Diana Fenger, Governor’s Land; Cherry James, Grove; and Constance Cook-Hudson, Mirror Lakes. Not pictured is Crystal Boyce, Grove.