MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND BE A PART OF FELO… Meet new contacts, have fun networking and expand your personal & professional development all while benefiting local high school student scholarships!
FELO, Fairfield Emerging Leaders Organization, is a professional group within the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce. FELO provides unique networking events, educational, social and philanthropic opportunities for like-minded professionals to engage and connect while enhancing professional skills. Each event is an opportunity to meet other emerging leaders in a variety of fields from entry to management level.
FELO contributes a portion of the proceeds raised from member dues and events towards scholarships each year. In the past 2 years, FELO awarded $4000 in scholarships to four local high school seniors majoring in business.
FELO MEMBER BENEFITS 2016-2017:
- Discounted ticket price to 6 networking events per year, complimentary drink included.
- Complimentary professional & personal development series in April & September.
- Member introduction in quarterly newsletter.
- Portion of your membership fee benefits local student scholarship funds.
- Group networking volunteer opportunities with local organizations
UPCOMING EVENTS 2016/2017:
3/21/17: Networking Event, Two Roads Brewery – Register Now
4/19/2017: Personal & Professional Development Series: Rainmaking Through Networking – Register Now
4/26/2017: Personal & Professional Development Series: Linkedin – Register Now
5/31/17: 2nd Annual Boat Cruise, Delamar Greenwich Harbor – Register Now
8/2017: Networking Event, more details to come!
10/2017: Networking Event, more details to come!
12/2017: Holiday Party, Fairfield Theatre Company
FELO (One Year) Membership Fee: $50.00 per person. Come meet new people and be a part of something great! Membership is per individual.
If you would like to be part of this dynamic group, please contact the FELO Chairman, Jackie Kosiba: 203.307.4221 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Junior Achievement of Western CT
Junior Achievement Western Connecticut needs your help! Seeking volunteers for 6 classrooms at Geraldine Johnson School on March 16th! Volunteers deliver 5 lessons that introduce concepts about business and economics. Interactive hands on activities are designed to be age appropriate and fun for the students. No teaching background necessary! JA will provide training and materials needed to deliver the lessons and a step-by-step guidebook. Volunteers are encouraged to teach in pairs, so bring a colleague or friend!
Geraldine Johnson School (475 Lexington Avenue, Bridgeport)
JA in a Day 8:30-2:30pm (lunch is provided)
Volunteers needed for grades: 1st 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th
Contact: Melanie Strout, Program Manager, email@example.com
Office: 203-382-0180 X14
Support the Barnum Festival
2017 Barnum Festival Comedy Night
Thursday, April 6th @ 7:00 pm
The Bijou Theatre, Bridgeport
Purchase Tickets Here
CHECK OUT THESE PHOTOS FROM SOME OF OUR PAST EVENTS!
12/6/16 Holiday Party at Fairfield Theatre Company – Photos
11/19/16 Volunteering at Operation Hope – Photos
10/19/16 CEO Breakfast: Brian Davis of Maritime Aquarium – Photos
8/18/16 Geronimo Tequila Bar & Southwest Grill – PHOTOS
6/1/16 Boat Cruise @ Delamar Greenwich – PHOTOS
4/27/16 CEO Breakfast: Jack Mitchell – PHOTOS
3/22/16 Two Roads Brewery – PHOTOS
1/26/16 First Year Celebration: Taberna Tapas & Restaurant – PHOTOS
11/19/15 Speed Networking at the Quick Center for the Arts – PHOTOS
8/18/15 Geronimo Tequila Bar & Southwest Grill – PHOTOS
6/9/15 Bridgeport Bluefish Ballpark – PHOTOS
5/19/15 The Courtyard @ Delamar Southport – PHOTOS
3/31/15 Two Roads Brewery – PHOTOS
1/20/15 Fairfield Theatre Company – PHOTOS
FELO wouldn’t be able to run without all of the amazing volunteers we have to organize upcoming events and networking opportunities for our members. If you would like to be a part of FELO’s planning committee, please contact Jackie Kosiba at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Thank you to all our FELO committee members:
|Jacqueline Kosiba (Chair)||Delamar Southportemail@example.com||www.delamarsouthport.com|
|Ryan Santoro (Vice Chair)||CONNECT Computerfirstname.lastname@example.org||www.connectcomputer.com|
|Michelle Hennessey (Secretary)||William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty, Relocationemail@example.com||www.hennesseyhomesfairfieldct.com|
|Lindsay Smith (Events & Marketing Chair)||Abbey Tent & Party Rentalsfirstname.lastname@example.org||www.abbeytent.com|
|Darrin Fodor (Past Chair)||People’s United Bank||203-255-7745||Darrin.Fodor@peoples.com||www.peoples.com|
|Rebecca Lautenslager (Committee Member)||Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Homeemail@example.com||www.shaughnesseybanksfuneralhome.com|
|Scott Nickel (Committee Member)||Morfe Behan Agency-Allstatefirstname.lastname@example.org||www.agents.allstate.com/ana-morfe-behan-fairfield-ct.html|
|Jackie Kaufman (Committee Member)||Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLPemail@example.com||www.carmodylaw.com|
|Jared Weber (Committee Member)||The Weber Financial Groupfirstname.lastname@example.org||www.theweberfinancialgroup.com|
|Ryan Pallathra (Committee Member)||Nutriscience Innovations LLCemail@example.com||www.nutriscienceusa.com|
|Lori Jones (Committee Member)||Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org||www.quickcenter.com|
|Christopher McCoy (Committee Member)||RMR Wealth Buildersemail@example.com||www.rmrwealth.com|