City House Visits Leadership Frisco

The Leadership Frisco Class 18 invited Collin County nonprofit agencies to participate in the 2014 Leadership Frisco Social Services Day on Friday, October 3 at the Frisco Chamber of Commerce offices. City House Executive Director Teresa Keenan spoke to the group on the mission and purpose of City House and how the organization has been helping local at-risk youth for over 26 years. She explained the volunteer program and urgency of fundraising to sustain services. Teresa ended on a positive note and shared success stories of City House residents who graduated high school and continued into secondary education. After the presentations, the speakers participated in a panel discussion followed by a Q&A session.

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Left to right: Jo Ann Borst, community relations manager, City House; Teresa Keenan, executive director, City House; Ann Harris, co-chair of development, City House-Frisco and City House board member Allison Reddoch of Associate, Strasburger & Price LLP. Allison is an alumni of Leadership Frisco Class 17.

Leadership Frisco is a community leadership program sponsored by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce dedicated to developing a pool of well-informed, highly motivated individuals qualified to assume leadership roles in the community. The nine month program increases the participant’s knowledge of the city and county and provides an opportunity to explore the inner workings of the government, education system, economic development and private and nonprofit organizations of Frisco.

 

 

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