The first recipient of Leadership Lakeland Alumni Association’s WOW program is the Lakeland PACE Center for Girls, Inc. PACE’s mission is to provide girls and young women an opportunity for a better future through education, counseling, training and advocacy. The greatest need at PACE currently is technology and Nexus Tablets.

Through the WOW Program, the Leadership Lakeland Alumni Association will be providing financial assistance to purchase Nexus Tablets for the girls to use at the Center. Each tablet will teach the girls technology skills not available to them at home. From downloading books, to dissecting frogs, these tablets will assist in Science, Math, Reading, and Social Studies. The tablets will be used throughout the school to motivate, enhance and encourage the girls to learn and explore the world through technology.

The Leadership Lakeland Alumni Association presented the PACE Center a check for $2000 at its annual Class reception on May 9 for the purchase of additional tablets and protective covers. More tablets are needed and it is up to alumni and community members to support the association and make a difference. To assist in this worth outreach work (WOW) with your contribution go to the PACE center’s website and make a donation….. Send a check of any amount to PACE Center for Girls with tablet in the memo.