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                          Local Happenings

Palm Beach Synagogue
Celebrates 2nd Peres
Leadership Graduation

	 Thirty-three participants                                           R a b b i M o s h e S c h e i n e r,
                                                                      Co-Chairman, addresses
recently graduated from the                                           participants and families. The Beginners Track of the Peres Leadership Program receive their awards.

Peres Leadership Program at                                           	 Peres selects a diverse body
an event held at the Norton                                           of teenagers who volunteer in
Museum of Art. Entrepreneur                                           their local community, school,

and philanthropist                                                    church, or synagogue, or
Stephen Levin gave the
commencement address. He                                              otherwise demonstrate future

shared personal leadership                                            leadership potential. Students

experiences and stories and                                           grow to understand their
                                                                      personal value and potential as
urged students to stay away                                           leaders through Peres’s multi-

from drugs and alcohol as                                             dimensional program. The

they enter college.                                                   written curriculum, successful

	 Underwritten by the                                                 mentor role-models, group

generosity of Larry and Ellen Participant Medals of Awards            exercises, and inspiring
Sosnow, the program was                                               speakers give participants Top Students and Peres
established to teach and instill the traits, skills, and values that  a broad perspective on Leadership Award winners:
are common to successful leaders in all fields, including but not     leadership and success. This Guiliana Blanca and Samuel
limited to business, education, medicine, law, and government.        enables students to envision Brodigan
	 The program, an affiliate of the Palm Beach Synagogue, is           themselves as future leaders,
informed both by moral values and the significant leadership          giving them drive to pursue their goals toward success.
experiences of the mentors. Participants join in an exchange          	 The program has three leadership tracks: Beginner,

of ideas that lead to increased tolerance, moral growth, and
a developed focus on achieving personal goals while giving
back to the community.

                                                                                                                               Top Student and Peres       Mentor Sally Ann Nisberg
                                                                                                                               Leadership Award winner     with her mentee, Top Student
                                                                                                                               Samuel Brodigan with his    and Peres Leadership Award
                                                                                                                               mentor, Nini Krever         winner Guiliana Blanca

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Mentors Awards

Participant awards

Mentor Nate Gantcher, Rabbi Moshe Scheiner, and Speaker
Stephen Levin

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Stephen Levin addresses
the graduates.
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