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Mayor Keith A. James Names 2023 “but for Leadership Florida” Award Recipient.

Mayor Keith A. James Names 2023 “but for Leadership Florida” Award Recipient.

June 20, 2023


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West Palm Beach Mayor Keith A. James was Recognized with the “but for Leadership Florida” Award from Leadership Florida
Mayor Receives But For Leadership Award, Mayor Keith A. James standing at podium.

Mayor Keith A. James addresses the gathering after being honored by Leadership Florida
with the 2023 but for Leadership Florida Award.

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Mayor Keith A. James has been honored with the prestigious “but for Leadership Florida” Award, presented by Leadership Florida. This esteemed award recognizes Mayor James as a distinguished member of Leadership Florida who has utilized the knowledge and relationships gained through his Leadership Florida experiences to significantly enhance the lives of fellow Floridians and create transformative moments for the community.

Mayor James has the vision to create a “Community of Opportunity for All” whereby all citizens can achieve their goals. He also established the Mayor’s Task Force for Racial and Ethnic Equality. These, among other initiatives from his term, demonstrate exceptional leadership and dedication in his efforts to drive positive change and make a lasting impact on the residents of West Palm Beach. Through his active involvement and commitment to Leadership Florida, Mayor James has leveraged his acquired insights to implement innovative strategies and initiatives that have elevated the quality of life for residents, bolstered economic development, and fostered a thriving community.

In recognition of his outstanding achievements, Leadership Florida will make a generous donation of $2,500 to an organization of Mayor James’ choosing, subject to the approval of the Board of Directors. This contribution will further support the ongoing efforts of the selected organization in making a difference in the lives of Floridians and advancing the goals of the community.

“I am deeply honored to receive the ‘but for Leadership Florida’ Award,” said Mayor Keith A. James. “Leadership Florida has been instrumental in providing me with the knowledge, networks, and inspiration to lead our City toward a brighter future. This recognition is a testament to the incredible teamwork and collaboration among community members and organizations. Together, we will continue to strive for excellence and create lasting positive change for the people of West Palm Beach.”


About the City of West Palm Beach:
The City of West Palm Beach is a vibrant and dynamic City located on Florida’s Atlantic coast. With a rich history, a thriving arts and cultural scene, and a commitment to sustainability, the City of West Palm Beach is a great place to live, work, and play. As one of the three largest cities making up the South Florida region, and the central City of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach is a vibrant, growing, waterfront City that offers the business advantages available in the region, combined with a more refined and relaxed environment for living and working. To learn more about the City of West Palm Beach, visit us on our official website, or follow us on our social media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and/or Linked-in.

Originally published at https://www.wpb.org/Home/Components/News/News/3482/772?npage=2

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