Join Us September 21st 12:15 p.m.

Vicki Hamilton-Allen is the President & CEO of Habitat for Humanity Capital Region and recent author of the children’s book The Itchy Secret.  Vicki serves on the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis Board Advisory Committee for Affordable Housing and she coaches girls from grades 3 to 5 for the Girls on the Run program.  Vicki is the founder and CEO of Executive Ideation, a change management consulting firm, and is an adjunct instructor at the Business & Community Institute of Lansing Community College and is a fellow Lansing Rotarian.  She received her B.A. degree in Political Science from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada and her MBA with a concentration in Change Management from Ferris State University. Vicki grew up in Montreal, Canada and moved to England after completing university. She lived there for the next 18 years. In the UK Vicki served as a consultant for Britain’s foremost house builders where she acquired much of her property development knowledge. She then went on to become a Higher Executive Officer for the British Government, specifically for the Department of Education. When arriving in the USA, Vicki chose to work in the non-profit sector initially with the American Red Cross. With her construction experience and non-profit experience it seems that working for Habitat was the natural segue in her career.  

September 28th 12:15 p.m. Featured Speaker

Bob Hoffman, Public Relations Manager at Wharton Center

Bob Hoffman is living his dream! He is a public relations specialist and broadcaster who profiles and connects people making a difference. Bob is a motivational speaker, media specialist, community leader, and consistent goal achiever. He is actively engaged on numerous boards and organizations that have a similar purpose, to make the world a better place.

Bob will share with us the details of 2021-2022 Wharton Center season and discuss the impact COVID has had on the live theater industry across the country as well as in our own backyard.

Join Us Tuesday September 14th at 12:15 p.m.

Emotional Intelligence William Frank Diedrich
What is Emotional Intelligence and how does it help us to live more fulfilling lives?Does it involve more than just being aware of our emotions? (Yes, awareness is just the beginning.)How do we develop our emotional intelligence?Hear the answers to these questions and more. There will also be time for Q and A.

William Frank Diedrich is a speaker, coach, and the author of eight books. Over the past thirty years he has served a variety of organizations in education, manufacturing, finance, not-for-profit, retail, sales, public utility, spiritual communities, and government. Bill lives in East Lansing with his wife, Peggy