A spotlight on JCI Bradford

A spotlight on JCI Bradford

February 17, 2016 12:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Blog » President Phil speaking at his 2011 Annual Dinner in Bradford.jpgJCI Bradford has forged ahead with a turnaround success story that should be inspirational to many.

In 2009 JCI Bradford should have been celebrating 50 years of developing people in the city but instead it was on the verge of folding.

With a serious chunk of enthusiasm and leadership by Philip Cavalier-Lumley, JCI Bradford is now riding the waves of success in many ways.  A higher profile and re-established reputation in Bradford, a growing interest by local people wanting to know more membership and JCI Bradford’s strong relationships within its JCI national and international organisation.

With a great board of directors to focus on the direction of JCI Bradford and more new members joining who want to get involved and really make a difference to their lives, careers and communities.

Just last year, Philip won the JCI Yorkshire regional public speaking competition and JCI UK National competition and will be competing in Germany in June this year for the European title. JCI Bradford last had this kind of success in the 1970’s and 80’s.

You would not recognise the organisation today which has weekly events arranged for the full year ahead, including:

Networking or Net failing – 19 March 2012
PR training – 26 March 2012
Debating training – 16 April 2012
Commercial skills – 23 April 2012
World Malaria event – 25 April 2012
Tweet or Twit – 9 May 2012
World clean up – 13 May 2012
New Members night – 11 June 2012
Meet the Honey Beez up close and personal – 20 June 2012

This years council team includes:

President: Phil Cavalier-Lumley
Finance Director: Kirsty Haley
Community Director: Michelle Pemberton
Marketing Director: Oliver Denton

For more information about what JCI Bradford is up click here to visit their website.

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This post was written by James Lambert

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