Detroit Regional Chamber Leadership Detroit Program Presents First-Annual Leadership Challenge Awards May 10

Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Detroit Regional Chamber

    DETROIT, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Five community leaders will be presented
 the first annual "Leadership Challenge Awards" at a luncheon May 10 at the
 Hotel St. Regis.  The awards, part of Leadership Detroit, a program of the
 Detroit Regional Chamber, recognize LD graduates who demonstrate one of the
 five practices of exemplary leadership from "The Leadership Challenge" by
 James Kouzes and Barry Posner.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000703/DRCLOGO )
     The five winners and the categories are:
 
     *  Jane C. Garcia, U.S. Census Bureau -- Challenging the Process.  A
 leader who is constantly looking to improve, innovate and take risks to better
 and more efficiently improve activities and functions.  The recipient accepts
 nothing but the best effort.
     *  John R. Bourbeau, Right Management Consultants -- Enabling Others to
 Act.  A leader who recognizes success is not achieved alone.  These leaders
 encourage collaboration and empower others.  The recipient recognizes the
 value of individual contribution.
     *  Helen B. Love, Retired, Ford Motor Co. -- Encouraging the Heart.  A
 leader who celebrates accomplishments and recognizes others as vital members
 of the team.  This recipient recognizes the value of individual contributions.
     *  Amanda L. Good, Alternatives For Girls -- Inspiring a Shared Vision.  A
 leader who is enthusiastic and passionate about projects and organization;
 communicates passion.  This recipient enlists others to work and inspires
 others to commit to the mission of the organization.
     *  Mary L. Kramer, Crain's Detroit Business -- Modeling the Way.  A leader
 who sets an example for expected behavior, ensuring a level of success.  This
 recipient's actions are consistent with stated objectives and is a role model
 for the organization.
 
     Leadership Detroit provides the foundation for a lifelong commitment to
 leadership by creating awareness of key issues that affect the Detroit region
 and challenging emerging and existing community leaders to bring about
 positive change in the community through informed leadership.
     Nominators and nominees had to be current class members or LD graduates.
 LD Executive Trustees made the selection and could not be nominated.  All
 recipients exemplify the spirit and goals for civic involvement and
 trusteeship established by LD.
     The Leadership Challenge Awards Luncheon is 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Cost
 is $35 for lifetime LD members, $40 for annual members and LD XXII and $45 for
 guests.
     To register or for more information, visit: www.detroitchamber.com or call
 Steve Horn at 313-596-0315.
     The Detroit Regional Chamber, an organization of nearly 15,000, is
 committed to powering the economy for Southeast Michigan, working to retain
 and attract jobs and investment to the region and helping regional business
 expand and grow.
 
 

SOURCE Detroit Regional Chamber
    DETROIT, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Five community leaders will be presented
 the first annual "Leadership Challenge Awards" at a luncheon May 10 at the
 Hotel St. Regis.  The awards, part of Leadership Detroit, a program of the
 Detroit Regional Chamber, recognize LD graduates who demonstrate one of the
 five practices of exemplary leadership from "The Leadership Challenge" by
 James Kouzes and Barry Posner.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000703/DRCLOGO )
     The five winners and the categories are:
 
     *  Jane C. Garcia, U.S. Census Bureau -- Challenging the Process.  A
 leader who is constantly looking to improve, innovate and take risks to better
 and more efficiently improve activities and functions.  The recipient accepts
 nothing but the best effort.
     *  John R. Bourbeau, Right Management Consultants -- Enabling Others to
 Act.  A leader who recognizes success is not achieved alone.  These leaders
 encourage collaboration and empower others.  The recipient recognizes the
 value of individual contribution.
     *  Helen B. Love, Retired, Ford Motor Co. -- Encouraging the Heart.  A
 leader who celebrates accomplishments and recognizes others as vital members
 of the team.  This recipient recognizes the value of individual contributions.
     *  Amanda L. Good, Alternatives For Girls -- Inspiring a Shared Vision.  A
 leader who is enthusiastic and passionate about projects and organization;
 communicates passion.  This recipient enlists others to work and inspires
 others to commit to the mission of the organization.
     *  Mary L. Kramer, Crain's Detroit Business -- Modeling the Way.  A leader
 who sets an example for expected behavior, ensuring a level of success.  This
 recipient's actions are consistent with stated objectives and is a role model
 for the organization.
 
     Leadership Detroit provides the foundation for a lifelong commitment to
 leadership by creating awareness of key issues that affect the Detroit region
 and challenging emerging and existing community leaders to bring about
 positive change in the community through informed leadership.
     Nominators and nominees had to be current class members or LD graduates.
 LD Executive Trustees made the selection and could not be nominated.  All
 recipients exemplify the spirit and goals for civic involvement and
 trusteeship established by LD.
     The Leadership Challenge Awards Luncheon is 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Cost
 is $35 for lifetime LD members, $40 for annual members and LD XXII and $45 for
 guests.
     To register or for more information, visit: www.detroitchamber.com or call
 Steve Horn at 313-596-0315.
     The Detroit Regional Chamber, an organization of nearly 15,000, is
 committed to powering the economy for Southeast Michigan, working to retain
 and attract jobs and investment to the region and helping regional business
 expand and grow.
 
 SOURCE  Detroit Regional Chamber