Junior Leadership

Innovation Lights Up New Day

Leadership Medina County’s Signature and Junior Leadership classes embarked on a new class day in January called Regional Innovation Day. Suzy Addleman, Heather Wuensch, and Jody Wheaton from the Class of 2017 planned the day with Colleen Rice and Susan Vlcek. Innovation Day included visits to the JH Combs Idea Lab, Edwin’s, and Tri-C’s Corporate…

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The Face of Poverty has Changed but it is Still Here

Quotes and thoughts from the class and presenters gathered by Susy Lora ’18  Poverty is still in Medina County….we work with it every day. The face of poverty has changed but it is still here. Transportation in Medina County is the biggest gap. Take away what you can from today. This was a great event; I loved…

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LMC Announces Retirement of JrLMC Director

Leadership Medina County announces that its Junior Leadership Director, Susan Vlcek, will retire on March 22, 2018, after 14 years of dedicated service. A seven-person committee is actively searching for a new director through a succession plan started last summer. A retirement celebration is being planned. The board expresses its tremendous gratitude to Mrs. Vlcek…

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Junior Leadership Reflections

Years – 15 Alumni – 548 Lessons and memories – countless A we celebrate this milestone, we are asking our alumni to share their reflections on their Junior Leadership journey and beyond.  We begin with one of our most recent graduates, Ben Mullins.  A 2017 JrLMC alumnus, Ben is still actively participating in our program,…

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Safety First!

Yes, if you participate in Junior Leadership, you may end up in the back of a police car. Or in the front! Our sincere gratitude to the Montville Police Department for sharing the rewards and challenges of law enforcement.  We always leave with broader understanding and appreciation.   

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Leaders Developing Leaders

Listen to your heart. You can accomplish much if you persevere. Look at the intersection of your strengths, interests and areas of growth to help discover your destiny. Whatever you do, do it for the right reasons. These are just a few of the messages shared by our guest presenters at our JrLMC Leadership Development…

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Who Do You Know That We Know?

  Since 2004 Junior Leadership Medina County has served as an empowering agent to 548 young leaders committed to making a positive impact on their world.  We hear the inspired and inspiring stories of many through their continued connection with JrLMC.  We want to hear more!  And share them with you! Do you know anyone…

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JrLMC Fall Retreat: Rising Up, Lifting Others

“We rise by lifting others.” These and similar words can be attributed to many authentic leaders over many centuries.  Are you one of them? Leaders serving as allies to our Community Impact Venture teams.  JrLMC alumni returning to share their successes, struggles and support.  Peers learning to trust and encourage each other.  All this is…

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Aren’t You Too Young to be Engaged?!

  Aren’t You Too Young to be Engaged?! Sure, with age comes wisdom. We are careful not to jump into a commitment before we feel we are ready, and we look to those with more experience for guidance. We learn that our healthiest relationships are the ones where we feel we are growing, that we…

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Aren’t You Too Young to be Engaged?!

Sure, with age comes wisdom. We are careful not to jump into a commitment before we feel we are ready, and we look to those with more experience for guidance. We learn that our healthiest relationships are the ones where we feel we are growing, that we are appreciated, and that we have something to…

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