Friday, February 1, 2013

Bergen LEADS Fifth Friday to Feature Local Author and Historian

Bergen LEADS Fifth Friday, a powerful networking and learning event that attracts leaders from every sector in Bergen County, will be held on March 22, from 11:30 am to 2 pm at the Stony Hill Inn in Hackensack.

Fifth Friday (or Fourth Friday in March because of Good Friday) is hosted by Bergen LEADS, Bergen County’s civic leadership program for adults sponsored by the Volunteer Center of Bergen County. Tickets are $40.00 and must be purchased in advance by registering online, click here, or call 201-489-9454 Ext. 119.

Kevin Wright, noted local historian and author, will speak about making Bergen County a heritage destination.  Heritage tourism is one of the fastest growing niche market segments in the travel industry.  Kevin will explain how the rich cultural heritage of Bergen County can be used to spur tourism and positively impact the region’s economy.

PNC Wealth Management is presenting sponsor for the 2013 Fifth Friday series.  Bergen LEADS Fifth Friday is also supported by TD Bank, Archer, Greiner PC, the Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce, Synetek Solutions, (201) Magazine and The Record.

Sponsorships for the March 22 event are available. For more information about the Fifth Friday events, or about Bergen LEADS, call 201-489-9454 Ext. 119.

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