Councilman Dee Andrews Hosts 6th District Youth Leadership Workshop

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Councilman Dee Andrews

Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews, along with Pioneer Circuits and the Long Beach Public Library is pleased to announce the Sixth District Youth Leadership Workshop; featuring international youth leadership facilitator Nancy Lee, Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at the Mark Twain Library.

The free one-day workshop focuses on leadership skills for local youth and young adults, ages 15 to 25 by assisting them in overcoming obstacles to reach their goals and to improve their self-esteem. “I am very pleased to partner with this wonderful organizations and to be able to offer this unbelievable opportunity to our youth. Our younger generation is in need of our encouragement and guidance because they are 100 percent of our future”, said Councilman Andrews.

The class facilitator, Nancy Lee, has taught the leadership class internationally. She is a licensed teacher for the “Path 4 Teens” program and the well-known “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens”. Being a teenager is both wonderful and challenging. In “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens”, author Sean Covey applies the timeless principles of the 7 Habits to teens and the tough issues and life-changing decisions they face. In an entertaining style, the program provides a step-by-step guide to help teens improve self-image, build friendships, resist peer pressure, achieve their goals, get along with their parents, and much more.

Pioneer Circuits and owner Mr. Jim Lee, sponsors the facilitator, workbooks, and meals for the leadership class. “I have been working with the Long Beach community for several years and I take great pleasure in supporting the leaders of tomorrow”, said Mr. Lee.

The Sixth District Youth Leadership Workshop is Wednesday, June 29th, at 9:00 a.m., at the Mark Twain Library, 1401 East Anaheim Street, Long Beach, 90813.

Pioneer Circuits is a local corporation that has produced over 300 parts being incorporated in the newest Mars Rover named “Curiosity”, supporting NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission. Scheduled to be launched in between Nov. 25 and Dec. 18, 2011. Curiosity is the largest robotic vehicle ever to visit Mars: six wheeled, the size of a small car, nuclear powered, & weighing about 1760 lbs. Curiosity will rove extensively on Mars, carrying an analytical laboratory and other instruments to examine a carefully selected landing area. It will investigate whether conditions there have favored development of microbial life and its preservation in the rock record.

For more information, please call the Office of Councilman Dee Andrews at (562) 570-6816.

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