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    • 18 Jul 2014
    • 15 Aug 2014
    • 11:30 PM
    • Online

    Developing Greater Des Moines’ future leaders and growing as a leader yourself ensure our community will continue to be extraordinary. Since we know you think so too, GDMLI is providing a limited-time membership discount to alumni who join by Friday, August 15th.

    That means you’ll be able to take advantage of unique 2014 alumni benefits, such as event discounts and directory access, while supporting an organization that provides transformational experiences to community leaders.

    To re-activate your membership, register for this “event” and use the following discount codes:

    • 19 Aug 2014
    • 7:30 AM - 8:45 AM (CDT)
    • Healthy Living Center, 12493 University Avenue, Clive, IA 50325
    Capital Crossroads: Leadership in Action
    Focus on Wellness Capital

    Hear from local leaders as they champion change through the  Capital Crossroads Vision Plan. Join us to get the inside scoop on a different capital each quarter.

    In August, our panel will focus on the Wellness Capital. The primary goal of this capital is to make the region a national model of wellness. Find out how leaders intend to make this goal a reality. Panelists include:




    Sheila Laing, Senior Vice President, Health and Wellness Solutions/Human Resources, Hy-Vee, Wellness Capital Co-chair


    Hy-Vee operates 237 retail grocery stores in 8 states and employs 72,000. Sheila has been with the company for 28 years. 





    Dr. Yogesh Shah, Associate Dean of Global Health, Des Moines University

    An expert in medical care, geriatrics and a passion for improving the health of people around the world. 





    Vernon Delpesce, President and CEO, YMCA of Greater Des Moines

    The YMCA focuses on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. The YMCA of Greater Des Moines has 11 branches, 1,600 employees, and serves 86,000 people yearly. 





    Rick Kozin, Director of Public Health, Polk County Health Department 

    He was a community organizer for 20 years in rural Southern Illinois, New York City, Hartford, Connecticut, central Nebraska and Des Moines before joining the Health Department as a Public Health Planner in 2001. 


    Registration:
    • Free for dues-paying alumni at the Inspired Leader Level
    • $10 for member alumni at the Connected Leader Level
    • $15 for all other attendees
    • Complimentary light breakfast and coffee
    2014 Daybreak Leadership Series Schedule:
    • February 18 - Cultural Capital
    • May 13 - Physical Capital
    • August 19 - Wellness Capital
    • November 11 - Governance Capital
    • 17 Sep 2014
    • 4:15 PM - 6:30 PM
    • KCCI, 888 9th St, Des Moines, IA 50309
    Go Behind the Scenes at KCCI

    Experience the magic of TV! Award-winning station, KCCI, will be the location of our next Alumni Class. Go behind the scenes to watch a newscast; see how the show is produced; and talk with the anchors, reporters, and production staff.

    This event is open to GDMLI Inspired and Connected Leader Member Alumni, recent graduates, and their guests. Register by September 12th to reserve your spot.

    Thank you to Meredith for their generous support of this event.


    • 11 Nov 2014
    • 7:30 AM - 8:45 AM (CST)
    • TBD
    Capital Crossroads: Leadership in Action
    Focus on Governance Capital

    Hear from local leaders as they champion change through the  Capital Crossroads Vision Plan. Join us to get the inside scoop on a different capital each quarter.

    In November, our panel will focus on the Governance Capital.
    In order to ensure that Central Iowa governments are able to sustainably manage growth without sacrificing essential public services, we need to adopt a new spirit of regional communication, coordination and resources.


    Registration:
    • Free for dues-paying alumni at the Inspired Leader Level
    • $10 for member alumni at the Connected Leader Level and current class members
    • $15 for all other attendees
    • Complimentary light breakfast and coffee

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