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Leadership Lemonade to Raise Funds for Bright Care Center and CASA
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For Immediate Release

July 19, 2019

 

Leadership Lemonade to Raise Funds for Bright Care Center and CASA Child Intervention Services

Young Leaders to Engage in Philanthropic “Competition”

 

Manassas, VA— Now through July 25, local middle and high school students are participating in the Leadership Prince William Summer Youth Academy’s annual Leadership Lemonade fundraiser. The Red Team will be raising funds for Bright Care Center (https://brightcarecenter.org/); the Blue Team will be raising funds in support of CASA Child Intervention Services (http://casacis.org/).

Leadership Lemonade is an entrepreneurial competition that encourages philanthropy and community awareness among the students. The exercise culminates on Wednesday, July 24 with two competing lemonade stands on the grounds of Youth for Tomorrow—home base for the two-week summer camp.  As part of their experience, this week the students had the opportunity to meet with representatives from seven Prince William/Greater Manassas area not-for-profit organizations. Using the information gathered during their meetings, the students were divided into two teams and asked to choose which organizations they would be raising money for. They chose the Bright Care Center and CASA.

Throughout the Summer Youth Academy participants have opportunities to enhance their team building, communication and leadership skills, beginning with a personalized Emergenetics behavioral assessment (similar to a DISC profile) and culminating in the planning and execution of Leadership Lemonade.

Those interested in supporting the students’ Leadership Lemonade efforts may give online via https://leadershipprincewilliam.org/leadership-lemonade-support-your-team/. The Leadership Lemonade stand will be set up at 11835 Hazel Circle Drive in Bristow Virginia on Wednesday, July 24 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.

For more information, call or email Leadership Prince William’s Executive Director Andrea Money at 703-853-0323 or andrea@leadershipprincewilliam.org.

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Leadership Prince William is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to inspire and engage adult and youth leaders who want to make a difference in the Greater Prince William Area. Our graduates have undertaken leadership roles in business, government, the non-profit sector and community affairs. We serve Prince William County, the City of Manassas and the City of Manassas Park. The overall purpose of Leadership Prince William is simple but powerful—to make our community a better place through collaborative leadership. We offer programs for Adult and Youth Leaders. Learn more at www.LeadershipPrinceWilliam.org.