communitarian & socialite

Lydia is a Communitarian who believes that doing good in the community not only makes good business sense but that it contributes to one's personal success. As such, Lydia has the desire to give rather than feeling it is an obligation.  She believes in the missions and purposes of the organizations she is affiliated with and is involved in various capacities. 

The Socialite aspect of Lydia's philanthropic efforts allows her to have fun and be creative all while making a positive impact.   Her view of philanthropy is that it is a great opportunity for social exchange.  Not to mention, the social implication of her work and contributions encourages others to be engaged and involved as well.   As a Socialite, Lydia likes having fun in her philanthropic work, After all, doing good is fun!

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/fəˈlanTHrəpē/nounnoun: philanthropy

  1. the desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the generous donation of money to good causes.

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Vice Chair of Family Support Circle, Inc (FSC)

Family  Support Circle, Inc (FSC), A non-profit organization providing  Afterschool and summer enrichment programming for children in need.  FSC  is a 501 (c)(3), nonsectarian, social service agency that benefits the  national community at large and now international by enhancing the  potential and quality of life of each person and families they serve. As  a youth growing up in Philadelphia, Lydia went through the program  herself and is part of the very 1st generation of youth to experience  the program when it was faith-based. Now, 20 years later, Lydia serves  as a member of the Board of Directors.  VISIT FSC

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Chair of One Henry Arts & Leisure Committee

One Henry Economic Alliance is a community  and business effort in Henry County, GA centered on people,  partnerships, and economic prosperity.  In addition to being the  Director of Communications for the Henry County Chamber of Commerce,  Lydia serves as the chair for the One Henry Arts & Leisure  Subcommittee. She was named the chair of this subgroup in November 2016.    The Arts & Leisure Subcommittee is one of five subcommittees  working under the One Henry header in an effort to move the county in a  positive direction by focusing on key areas vital to strengthening  economic viability and prosperity throughout Henry County.  VISIT ONE HENRY 

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The Henry Arts Alliance’s mission is to improve  the quality of life in Henry County and the Southern Crescent (Henry,  Clayton, Fayette, Butts, Newton, Rockdale and Spalding and surrounding  counties) by creating awareness, stimulating interest, and encouraging  local involvement in the arts.  The Arts Alliance programs are open to  the public with a desire to reach all who are interested in the arts.   Every single penny that we receive in grants and gifts goes directly  into our programs. Our Board and many of our teachers volunteer their  time and talent to further the Arts on the south side of Atlanta.    

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