Leadership Bay County Class of 2011

Dobson Healthcare Services, Inc is pleased to continue to be a supporter of the Leadership Bay County program, operated through the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce.  This program takes 25-30 local businessmen and women annually and educates them on local issues while growing them into the leaders of tomorrow for our community.

Each year the participants of this program spend a year learning about Bay County, examining the community’s agriculture, history, educational options, local government, law enforcement, the local natural resources, local arts and culture and the area’s human needs and services that are offered.   In addition to learning about the economics’s of Bay County, participants also work on a class project that is aimed to benefit the local community.

This year the Leadership Bay County class have chosen a project to benefit the Good Samaritan Rescue Mission.  The rescue mission is a wonderful organization based in the Bay City Community.  In the last year they have provided over 17,437 nights of safe lodging for women, children, and men from the community who would otherwise have no where else to go.  In addition they serve over 42,685 meals annually to the hungry in our community.  The Rescue Mission averages an occupancy around 48 daily.

This years leadership class has chosen to raise funds to benefit the courtyard that the male guests can access.  The classes goal is to create a tranquil and inviting place for the mean to utilize during their stay at the Rescue Mission.

The primary method of fund-raising for the class is through an annual silent auction that is held during the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Dinner on March 23rd at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bay City, MI.

Currently the Leadership Class is actively looking for items to be donated to the silent auction, if you would like to donate to this auction you can contact Tara Cox at (866)-866-8984 or through email at taracox@dobsonhealthcare.com

For more information on the Good Samaritan Rescue Mission

For more information on the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce

You can find the Leadership Bay County Class on Facebook

Dobson Healthcare has had an active member in the last four years of the Leadership Bay County program that is operated through the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce.  Previous years attendees have included:

Jenna Schrumpf (’07-’08)
Danielle Clark Verlinde (’08-’09)
Laura Langhart (’09-’10)
Tara Cox (’10-’11)