Leadership Pocono Welcomes Class through Team Building Retreat Weekend


East Stroudsburg, PA – Leadership Pocono welcomed its newest class with a Team Building Retreat weekend beginning with an evening session on Friday, September 7th at the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, followed by a day of physical challenges at Stony Acres on Saturday, September 8th.  The weekend began with an ice breaker and team building exercise facilitated by Carol Sitroon of Monroe Career and Technical Institute followed by a workshop on communication and leadership styles facilitated by Victoria Mavis of Core People Resources.  The retreat weekend continued at Stony Acres on Saturday with various rope challenge courses.

Leadership Pocono’s Class of 2013, consisting of 18 new participants representing local businesses, non-profit organizations, and government entities, will complete an intense ten-month local leadership program.  Further information is located on the web at www.leadershippocono.org or by contacting Francesca Turturro, the LP coordinator at 570-421-4433.

Leadership Pocono is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce and was established in 1997.  Leadership Pocono provides the identification, development and empowerment of excellence in business, personal and community leadership.  A learning experience like no other, where those who shape our community tomorrow develop leadership skills from those who are doing it today.   Over 200 individuals have successfully completed this intensive program and are contributing to the communities they live and work in.  For more information, visit the Leadership Pocono website at www.LeadershipPocono.org