Spokes_LogoSpokes, the nonprofit resource center for the central coast is pleased to announce that Heritage Oaks Bank has become a donor/partner with a gift of $2,000 to be the presenting sponsor of Spokes Leadership Development Challenge Series.

“Heritage Oaks Bank has always been a strong community supporter, especially when it comes to education and leadership so we felt this was a perfect teaming opportunity,” said Lesley Santos Dierks, CEO, Spokes. “By sponsoring the Leadership Development Series it gave many in our nonprofit community the opportunity to be better prepared for the day to day situations as they build their organizations strategically. Their success is essential to the vitality of our community,” Dierks said.

“We are very pleased to support the training programs of Spokes, as the primary sponsor of the new Leadership Development Challenge Series for nonprofit leaders,” said Simone Lagomarsino, President and CEO of Heritage Oaks Bank.  “We applaud Spokes’ efforts to empower local nonprofits, which do so much to enhance the quality of life in our communities.”

Spokes is a nonprofit management support organization with over 100 members who we provide training, consulting and resources to empower nonprofits to fulfill their missions.  Spokes was founded as the Nonprofit Support Center in 1996, and in 2011, relocated to San Luis Obispo and re-branded to become Spokes.  For more information about Spokes and its programs, call 805-547-2244 or log onto www.spokesfornonprofits.org.

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If you’d like to support the Spokes campaign, “Pacesetter 101” please visit www.spokesfornonprofits.org/spokes101 or call 805.547.2244