Birth to 22 Business Breakfast: Preparing for Tomorrow Today
Due to precautions being taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community, this event has been postponed until September 18, 2020. Registrations already purchased will be honored for the rescheduled date. Those unable to attend on September 18 may request a refund by contacting United Way of Palm Beach County at PledgeProcessing@UnitedWayPBC.org
Please join us for a conversation with business leaders supporting the Birth to 22: United for Brighter Futures initiative.
Check-in and networking is from 7:30 am to 8:00 am. The program is from 8:00 am to 10:00 am and includes a plated breakfast.
Parking is complimentary. Seating is limited – register today!
Business Champion Awards: Please click here to nominate a for-profit business whose support has helped to improve child and youth outcomes.
Sponsorship opportunities are available! Please click here to view the Sponsorship Form.
If you would like to pay by check, please click here to view and print the Registration Form.
Meet our Emcee: ASHLEY GLASS, CBS12 NEWS
Ashley Glass is the weekday co-anchor of CBS12 News This Morning at WPEC-TV. She worked at CBS12 News about 10 years ago, and returned recently from broadcasting work in Tampa. She also worked in Illinois and Gainesville. The daughter of a retired Navy pilot, she is a graduate of the University of Florida.
Meet our Keynote Speaker: DR. JERRY D. PARRISH, FLORIDA CHAMBER FOUNDATION
Dr. Jerry D. Parrish is the Chief Economist and the Director of Research for the Florida Chamber Foundation. In that role, he is responsible for conducting in-depth analyses on the Florida economy and on solutions to help secure Florida’s future. Dr. Parrish previously was the Chief Economist and Director of the Center for Competitive Florida at Florida TaxWatch. Prior to that position, he served as the Associate Director of the Center for Economic Forecasting & Analysis (CEFA) at Florida State University, and has many years of experience in the private sector in management roles at international manufacturing companies.
Dr. Parrish is also an Adjunct in the Masters in Applied Economics Program at Florida State University. He earned a B.S. in Agricultural Business and Economics from Auburn University, an M.B.A. from Bellarmine University, an M.S. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Auburn University. He regularly publishes research reports and articles on the Florida economy and Florida’s competitiveness.
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