LLB News

LLB Newsletters

2017 – 2018

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Putt-Putt in the Knolls – 2018


2018 End of Summer BBQ


2018 Community Welcome Reception


2018 LLB Amazing Race

2018 Project Presentations

2018 MLK Day of Service

2017 Year in Review

2018 YLLB Orientation

December 20, 2018

2018 LLB Holiday Party at Looffs Lite-A-Line
LLB alumni, family and friends came out for a festive evening of merriment and games at one of Long Beach’s iconic locations, Looffs Lite-A-Line, located in Central Long Beach.

November 27, 2018

Giving Tuesday @ Leadership Long Beach

Today is Giving Tuesday – a day that people are asked to give to nonprofit organizations.  What better way to continue to celebrate the 30th Institute (adult) class and our 20th Youth class than to give to Leadership Long Beach. 

 

November 16, 2018

YLLB Class of 2018 Retreat & LLB on Long Beach Lens

The 2019 Youth Leadership Long Beach Class continued their principled leadership journey with the leadership retreat weekend in Big Bear earlier this month.  The 34 high school students spent the three days participating in activities to help them grow beyond their comfort zone and prepare for their upcoming months of sessions.  The host of Long Beach LENS, Darick Simpson (LLBI ’92) interviewed LLB Board President Ryan Rayburn (LLBI ’13) and Executive Director Jeff Williams (LLBI ’08) last month and the 28-minute video aired on PADNET TV throughout the month of October.

October 31, 2018

2028 Olympics Preview for Long Beach  & Upcoming Events

On Thursday, October 25 at the Long Beach Petroleum Club in Bixby Knolls, Leadership Long Beach hosted Mayor Robert Garcia (LLBI ’03) as he gave a presentation on the preview of the 2028 Summer Olympic Games and the venues, events and activities for the Long Beach community. Plus visit Naples Rib Company and support Leadership Long Beach!

 

October 23, 2018

YLLB 2019 Begins & Thanks to marathon volunteers!
The newest class of Youth Leadership Long Beach began their eight month leadership journey with their orientation day at the Aquarium of the Pacific on Sunday, October 21. Thanks to the helpful volunteers of LLB family and friends who came out Sunday, October 7 to assist us at the 7.5 mile water station for the Jet Blue Long Beach Marathon.

October 4, 2018

October is Arts Month for LLB & marathon volunteers needed this weekend

The Institute Class of 2019 had their first session after retreat on October 1 and were treated to a day dedicated to the arts with the help of the Arts Council for Long Beach.  Also, the Arts Council for Long Beach will hold their State of the Arts on October 12.  There is still time to sign up and volunteer with LLB for the 2018 Long Beach marathon; our water station is at Mile 7.5 on the beach. 

June 20, 2018

2018 Institute Class Graduation Ceremony & Dinner Recap
The adult 2018 Institute class, the ‘Courageous Class,’ had their graduation ceremony held at the home of alumnus Pat Murphy, LLBI ’03, on Monday, June 18.  With about 100 people in attendance, the class had their speakers tell about their 10-month principled leadership journey and they received acknowledgement and recognition from the community.  The 2018 Annual Alumni Campaign heads toward naming its ‘Best Class Ever’ and applications for youth and adult programs are still being accepted.

June 7, 2018

Governor George Deukmejian:  1928 – 2018
 Governor George Deukmejian, the 35th Governor of California, passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. He truly was a noble public servant serving in the California State Assembly and Senate, as Attorney General, and as the 35th Governor of California from 1983 to 1991.  The Governor also served on the Leadership Long Beach Honorary Board of Governors.

 

Included are messages from City Auditor Laura Doud, past LLB presidents and photos of Governor Deukmejian and his wife Gloria from LLB events.  A public memorial will be held for the Governor on Saturday, June 9 at the Terrace Theatre in downtown Long Beach.

June 7, 2018

2018 Institute Class Graduation Ceremony & Dinner:  Monday, June 18
The adult Institute class will have their graduation from their 10-month principled leadership program take place on Monday, June 18 at the home of an alumnus near Virginia Country Club.   The Project Presentations occurred on June 4th with the four Institute projects and the 2018 YLLB class making presentations.

May 31, 2018

2018 Project Presentations:  Monday, June 4 at Long Beach Playhouse
The 2018 Institute and 2018 Youth Leadership Long Beach classes will present their service projects to the community at the Long Beach Playhouse, 5012 E. Anaheim Street.  Also, make plans to attend the 2018 Institute Graduation Ceremony and Dinner on Monday, June 18th and be on the lookout for information on the 30th birthday celebration activities on July 17 for LLB.

May 22, 2018

2018 Annual Alumni Campaign:  Key to the City
LLB alumni can make gifts to the 2018 Annual Alumni Campaign and help their class be the “Best Class Ever” competition.  The Alumni Campaign has a $50,000 goal; classes are to raise $2500 and have 100% participation as part of the class year competition.

May 1, 2018

Leadership Connections on May 7 at Skylinks Golf Course
Join LLB for a happy hour meet-and-greet at Skylinks Golf Course for individuals interested learning more about the principled leadership programs.  RoboBowl VI is planned for Saturday, May 5 at McBride HS.

April 18, 2018

30th Institute Class Application available online
Applications for the 30th Institute class is now available online at the LLB website.  Nominations for the 2018-19 LLB Board of Directors is being accepted through a form on the LLB website.  Information on upcoming community events.

April 13, 2018

Key to the City, Executive Leadership Series Class, Port of Long Beach Tour and more 
Leadership Long Beach started the month of April with tons of activity for alumni, program participants (new and continuing) and prospective program participants.

April 3, 2018

LLB Receives the Key to the City
Leadership Long Beach received the Key to the City from Mayor Robert Garcia (LLBI ’03) on Tuesday, April 3rd before the city council session.  YouTube video is embeded in the page.

MARCH 26, 2018

Port of Long Beach Tour Invitation

  • Port of Long Beach tour with LLBI Class of 2018 – April 2nd
  • Key to the City information – April 3rd
  • 2018 Elena Curris (LLBI ’09) Issues Lecture with Anne Bogart – April 5th

MARCH 20, 2018

Key to the City Announcement
Leadership Long Beach will be the first nonprofit organization to receive this honor from Mayor Robert Garcia (LLBI ’03) on Tuesday, April 3rd.

MARCH 1, 2018

Still Time to RSVP:  Monday, March 5 – Leadership Connections
Learn more about the Leadership Long Beach programs at Alegria Cocina Latina on Monday, March 5 – LLB happy hour, meet & greet to learn about our principled leadership programs and how to get involved in Long Beach.

  • 2018 Executive Leadership Series
  • 2018 Candidates Meet-and-Greet: Sunday, March 4
  • 1 Million Cups event:  Wednesday, March 7

FEBRUARY 26, 2018

Get involved in making Long Beach Better :  Monday, March 5 – Leadership Connections
Learn more about the Leadership Long Beach programs at Alegria Cocina Latina on Monday, March 5 – LLB happy hour, meet & greet to learn about our principled leadership programs and how to get involved in Long Beach.

  • 2018 Executive Leadership Series –
  • 2018 Candidates Meet-and-Greet: Sunday, March 4
  • 1 Million Cups event:  Wednesday, March 7

FEBRUARY 12, 2018

  • Support YLLB @ CSULB Basketball Game – February 15 
  • Looking for Class Captains:  2018 Annual Alumni Campaign
  • Save the Date:  Leadership Connections, Monday, March 5
  • College Scholarships available from the Port of Long Beach
    • Upcoming Events
      AAUW Salary Workshops – February, March, April
      LB Mardi Gras Music & Festival – February 17
      LB Night CAP (Long Beach Community Action Partnership) – February 23
      Celebrate the Power of Work Awards Dinner (Goodwill of SOLAC) – February 28
      Interfaith Intercultural Breakfast (CCEJ) – February 28
      10th Annual Dancing for Our Stars (Memorial Medical Center Foundation) – March 24

January 25, 2018

  • 2018 Long Beach MLK Day was a Success! 
  • Support YLLB @ CSULB Basketball Game Fundraiser:  Thursday, February 15
  • Thanks for your support:  LLB Holiday Tree campaign and 2017 Year In Review
    • Upcoming Events
      Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow (Black History Month event) – February 1-3
      LB Night CAP (Long Beach Community Action Partnership) – February 23
      Celebrate the Power of Work Awards Dinner (Goodwill of SOLAC) – February 28