The Community Committee was formed to focus on activities in the HR community. First, the committee is responsible for developing opportunities for HRLF members to network and meet other HR professionals, Consultants and Thought Leaders in the industry. Second, the committee organizes and arranges the social events outside of the monthly program attended by HRLF members and friends.  Finally, the community group seeks out and interacts with other groups to promote community amongst our peers and to look towards the future for HRLF.

Networking Opportunities – During each of our monthly programs, there is ample time to network before the actual program and after. The meeting structure was set up to allow members to enjoy a continental breakfast and the opportunity to network starting at 8:00 am until 8:30 am. Once the featured speaker finishes the discussion, additional networking is available during the last 30 minutes of the meeting.

Social Events – HRLF sponsors one social event each year. The event is held at the end of the program year in early summer. Members and guests have the opportunity to enjoy some great food, drinks and socializing outside of a formal program. The early summer event is a celebration of the past program year.

Community Activities – HRLF Community Committee continues to support acts of "giving back," which has extensive benefits for a business well beyond the obvious benefit of helping the community.  We are continued the professional clothing drive with , and introducing the "Well Mother, Well Baby" program in spring of 2017.  In addition, our newly created partnership with Training Futures, a nationally recognized workforce development program with proven results, providing training for living-wage administrative jobs.   They also have an internship program; for details, go to

Help End Poverty, Clean Out Your Closet and Make a Difference

 A Wider Circle’s mission is to end poverty for one individual and one family after another. They work in partnership with those they seek to serve and organizations seeking to help, like the HRLF, to help ensure every child and adult has a chance to succeed and the opportunity to live well.

Donate professional apparel to women and men returning to the workplace. All items should be clean and in good condition.  Needed donations include:

  • Suits, Suit Separates
  • Dress Shirts and Blouses
  • Ties and Belts
  • Work Dresses
  • Purses, Briefcases

Bring donations to the November 4, 2016 HRLF Program.

For more information about A Wider Circle, visit

Contact: Community Chair (Click Here to view Board Roster)


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