Michael N. Bapis at Olympic Tower Event
L100 Partners, a new program for young professionals, was inaugurated at the General Assembly when the more than 150 delegates were introduced to new member Michael N. Bapis, who is spearheading the youth initiative. The new program will allow young professionals to join Leadership 100 at reduced levels of contributions congruent with their age and advancement but culminating in the same overall commitment of $100,000. The Board of Trustees had approved the program at its Denver meeting in September of 2006, but final language was approved at the 16th Annual Conference meeting. In the meantime, L100 Partners held a Christmas event at the Olympic Tower in New York City that drew 150 participants. Chairman George D. Behrakis and Interim Executive Director Paulette Poulos addressed the group and the Onassis Foundation (USA) arranged a private tour of the new exhibit Athens-Sparta at the Onassis Cultural center in the Building.