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Moravian’ Business & Industry Council to host program on leadership

Local business leader and philanthropist to lead discussion

(Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)—Moravian College’s Business & Industry Council will host a special program focusing on leadership featuring Kostas Kalegeroupolus, executive vice-president of development for Meyer Jabara Hotels, at 7 p.m., on Wednesday, September 10, in Prosser Auditorium. Representatives from the Council, which includes PPL, Air Products, WFMZ Television, The Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce and other leading businesses in the Lehigh Valley, will participate in the program along with Moravian College students.

Kalogeropoulos will discuss philanthropy and his personal philosophy of why business leaders should give back to the community. He will explore the qualities for effective leadership and explain the formation of Dream Come True, a local organization started by Kalogeropoulos to grant wishes for chronic and terminally ill children. .

The college established the Business and Industry Council in the fall of 2002 to strengthen Moravian’s relationship with the business community, assisting career development in making relationship that benefit students, and raising money for the college. This event is planned to provide an opportunity for Moravian College students, who are selected from the Al Williams Leadership Series, to find a business mentor within their chosen field of study and interest.

More than 20 prominent local business leaders will join Mr. Kalogeropoulos and students for dinner at 6 p.m. in the United Brethren Church Room, to be followed by the community presentation at 7 p.m. in Prosser Auditorium.

The business community is invited to the 7 p.m. address on effective leadership and successful leaders. A dessert buffet will be served immediately following the lecture. Tickets for the lecture and dessert buffet are $25 and tax deductible. All ticket sales will benefit student financial aid. Please call 610-861-1336 for tickets or information.