LEAF's Julie Dostal


News from the Noteworthy: Workforce Wellbeing Impacts Business Bottom Line

News from the Noteworthy Workforce Wellbeing Impacts Business Bottom Line The cost of doing business and staying in business is rising these days. It’s not just inflation, supply chain, COVID fallout and keeping the lights on. For most business owners and managers, that would be more than enough to contend with. We also know that it’s about the workforce and the overall wellbeing of the people we work with and work for. We are emerging from a dual pandemic (COVID…


Jail Ministry Celebration Of 60 Years Packs House

Jail Ministry Celebration Of 60 Years Packs House Seward, Dostal, Brenner Recognized State Sen. Jim Seward, R-Milford, addresses a packed house at Oneonta’s Quality Inn last evening as the Jail Ministry of Otsego County marked its 60th anniversary  in ministering to inmates at the county Correctional Facility.  At the gathering, the Jail Ministry honored, inset photo, Seward, LEAF Executive Director Julie Dostal and Oneonta Police Chief Doug Brenner.  (Photos courtesy Otsego Chamber of Commerce)…


Oneonta’s 1st TEDx Talk Greeted With Enthusiasm

Oneonta’s 1st TEDx Talk Greeted With Enthusiasm Speakers at the first Oneonta TEDx Talk, above, bringing a national phenomenon to the City of the Hills, recognize applause from attendees at the end of this afternoon’s program at Foothills. From left are retired SUNY philosophy professor Ashok Malhotra; Green Earth proprietor Dean Roberts, Core Energy leadership coach Bill Berthel, Bainbridge, Westchester Symphonic Winds conductor Curt Ebersole, Australian tennis coach Emma Doyle, LEAF Executive Director Julie Dostal, and Sara Elbert and Sohail…

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