Leadership Pasadena Names Patti Traglio as Recruitment Chair

first_imgPeople Leadership Pasadena Names Patti Traglio as Recruitment Chair From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 | 7:28 pm Community News Business News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Make a comment Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Subscribe Community News Patti TraglioLeadership Pasadena is excited to announce the appointment of Pasadena resident Patti Traglio as the Recruitment Chair for Leadership Pasadena for 2017-2018. Patti is a current member of the Leadership Pasadena class of 2017 and will work with the Leadership Pasadena Board to expand opportunities for community members who are interested in becoming empowered, inspired and connected leaders of Pasadena’s diverse community. Applications for the next Leadership Pasadena will begin in February 2017. Classes begin in September 2017.“Patti’s professional career in corporate rewards and retention strategy allowed her to immediately see the immense value and ROI of the Leadership Pasadena program to individuals, corporations and community organizations. She is a perfect choice to lead our recruitment drive for the next LP class to begin next September 2017,” according to Board member and volunteer Executive Director Cindy Bengtson.“I’m delighted to become more deeply involved and work with the Leadership Pasadena Board, Alumni and current class members to create a “best in class” service leadership experience. From the first information session to the most recent networking event, I have been extremely impressed with the caliber of leaders and opportunities to gain personal leadership skills and also participate in a service leadership project with a highly notable non-profit organization. Our mission is to make a sustainable difference in our community. My new role allows me to do the work I enjoy the most – networking, program management, problem solving, critical thinking, professional development and working with professional coaches and mentors, and community outreach. A program like this offered in a corporate setting could easily be 2 to 3 times the cost. This is a valuable benefit to employers and employees alike, and we are excited to grow our reach and enable architects of change to enrich our community,” per Patti.Patti grew up in West Covina and attended St. Lucy’s High School and Santa Clara University. She established her professional roots in the San Francisco Bay Area and had a successful sales and marketing career with global organizations including Nedlloyd Lines, Tiffany & Co. and Michael C. Tina. She has over 20 years of professional experience helping organizations appreciate great work and develop inspiring leaders. In her most recent role as a Managing Director of Client Solutions at O.C. Tanner Company, she had the primary relationship responsibility for Fortune 500 clients facilitating reward, recognition and employee engagement business solutions. Her clients have included Northrop Grumman, Jacobs Engineering, Comcast/NBCUniversal, Amgen, American Honda, Caltech, Cedars-Sinai and many more. She is passionate about creating “best places to work” cultures and knows the value of investing in people to drive great work- making a difference people love.“Patti is a creative problem solver and strategist and with her extensive business development skills she will help Leadership Pasadena attract the best and brightest emerging leaders who are looking for opportunities to take their personal and professional development to the next level and immerse themselves in a unique program that benefits the individual, their organization and the community,” per Board member Lisa Cavelier.Leadership Pasadena is a hands-on, community leadership program that immerses you in Pasadena’s rich history, government and world renowned organizations and institutions. This is a unique program for those who want to play an active role in Pasadena’s future. The program provides participants with 24 hours of personal leadership training, 8 hours of one on one executive coaching, 60 hours of Pasadena community education and 40 hours of community service learning. Participants build meaningful connections with the area’s business, government and community decision-makers. With its many civic, non-profit and community organizations and its diverse communities, there is a large need for empowered and connected community leaders to address the concerns and issues of the Pasadena area together with respect and determination and results. Leadership Pasadena creates these leaders. http://www.leadershippasadena.org/ Top of the News center_img More Cool Stuff Your email address will not be published. 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Interstate buyer makes Gold Coast day trip to attend house’s auction

first_img MORE NEWS: Gold Coast property values on the rise It sold under the hammer for more than $1 million. The buyer flew from South Australia for the day to attend the auction.“He signed a contract and was on a flight back home (that) afternoon.”“I have a feeling he will end up knocking it down because it’s him, his wife and his friend from Perth (who bought it).”Mr Fitzgerald said the South Australian buyer made it clear before the auction he was determined to own the property.“I’d had one conversation with him and he wanted it, he wasn’t letting go,” he said.He wasn’t the only one who desperately wanted the property, with more than 100 people attending the auction.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa8 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day ago“There were 13 registered bidders and the crowd was huge, about 150 people were there including heaps of locals,” he said. “The street was packed with people out on the road and it was a fun auction with plenty of laughs.” He said prospective buyers were attracted to the 536sq m property’s location, which was close to popular cafes and restaurants as well as the beach, and its medium density zoning.“That little pocket in Burleigh is going absolutely berserk at the moment,” Mr Fitzgerald said.A mix of developers hoping to transform the site and house hunters keen to build their dream homes were keen on the property. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:29Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:29 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenWays to get into the property market for less00:29 The Burleigh Heads house at 20 Deodar Drive attracted a big crowd at its auction.AN interstate buyer was so determined to own a rundown Burleigh Heads beach house that he flew into the Gold Coast for the day to attend the property’s auction.The South Australian buyer splashed $1.015 million on the Deodar Drive residence, which was listed in January for the first time in more than 45 years.Selling agent Troy Fitzgerald, of Ray White Broadbeach, said his decision to attend was made at the eleventh hour. “He registered to bid, had someone bidding on his behalf then changed his mind on the morning of the auction and flew up,” he said. MORE NEWS: Byron Bay icon The Farm listed for salelast_img read more

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Promising RB Batch looking to bounce back

first_imgCOMING BACK—Baron Batch takes a drink between drills, June 13. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) Then again, take on arguably the baddest guy in football—and hold your own—as Batch did during one memorable collision with linebacker James Harrison early in training camp and perceptions are bound to change.One bad step silenced the buzz. Batch knew something was wrong the second his left knee buckled while making a cut during practice. The MRI revealed a torn ACL, ending his rookie season before it even began.Leaning back at his locker following practice this week, the 24-year-old ran his fingers over the two-inch scar on his knee then glanced down at the even longer one on his surgically repaired ankle and just kind of smiled when asked if he ever considered doing something else with his life.“I love to be able to overcome things,” Batch said. “The ankle when I was in college. The knee. It’s cool to be able to get through stuff like that and just keep going.”Even if he’s not certain about the destination. Batch is part of a crowded running back picture that includes injured starter Rashard Mendenhall, Isaac Redman and fifth-round draft pick Chris Rainey, who in some ways is a slightly smaller, slightly faster version of Batch.He tries not to think about the numbers game and how the next four months will play out. At the moment, he’s simply thankful for the opportunity to play again.“Obviously the guys we have on the roster are the guys we have on the roster,” he said. “I feel like I’ve just got to go in and earn a spot and prove my worth.”Batch was well on his way at the time of his injury. He wasted little time turning heads, going helmet-to-helmet with Harrison during a “back on backers” pass protection drill. The goal is for the running back to keep a blitzing linebacker from reaching the quarterback. The 5-foot-10, 210-pound Batch did more than that, lowering his head and smashing into the perennial All-Pro. The sound reverberated across the practice field. Even better, Harrison didn’t get to the quarterback.The play earned an excited whoop from coach Mike Tomlin, though Batch afterward dismissed it as just one play.Maybe, but it’s the kind of play that can fuel a comeback.Following a sometimes grueling rehab, Batch is hoping to pick up where he left off last summer. He took another step in the process this week when running backs coach Kirby Wilson let Batch practice without the blue jersey he wore during organized training activities, the one that says basically “keep off.”“It’s been a process,” Batch said. “It still is a process. I’ve had my ups and downs but it’s nice to be back on the field.”And in a way, Batch returns with an even better opportunity to make the team. Former offensive coordinator Bruce Arians is gone, replaced by former Kansas City Chiefs coach Todd Haley, who is a bit more user-friendly with his running backs in the passing game.The Chiefs had a running back finish with at least 40 receptions in each of Haley’s two-plus seasons at the helm. At Arizona—where he served as offensive coordinator in 2007-08—the Cardinals had at least one running back top 30 receptions each season.A positive development for Batch, who caught 143 passes in the Red Raiders’ trigger-happy offense.“I’m the type of player I think if you ask me to do anything, I can do it regardless of whether it’s catching a pass, picking up a blitz or running the ball outside or between the tackles,” he said. “At Texas Tech, I caught a lot of balls and that’s definitely something I’m comfortable doing.” by Will GravesAP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP)—Baron Batch was having one of those camps. The kind where unheralded rookies turn skepticism into belief.In the span of 10 days last summer, the former Texas Tech running back evolved from little-known seventh-round pick into “that guy.”last_img read more

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