Leadership Jacksonville to honor six ‘unsung COVID leaders’


Leadership Jacksonville will host Celebration 2021 to honor six “unsung COVID leaders” who have had a positive impact in Northeast Florida during the pandemic.

The virtual event will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, on the Leadership Jacksonville YouTube Channel.

Unsung COVID leaders demonstrate action taken for the greater good, which is a value of Leadership Jacksonville. The mission of Leadership Jacksonville is to educate, connect and inspire diverse leaders to build and strengthen their communities.

Celebration 2021 benefits Youth Leadership Jacksonville and celebrates the contributions of six community leaders. There is no cost to access Celebration 2021.

Honorees will be Jim Culbert, Duval County Public Schools; Jon Insetta, Black Sheep Restaurant Group; Lexi Magnano, SmartArt Club at Ponte Vedra High School; Chandra Manning, Jacksonville Speech & Hearing Center; Alberto H. Romero, UF Health Department of Emergency and Leofric Thomas Jr., The Straight & Narrow Project, Inc.