31st Annual Business and Professional Breakfast
Business professionals and supporters of the Town of Palm Beach United Way heard about a new program to help
Palm Beach County residents find in-demand jobs during the 31st Annual Business and Professional Breakfast held on October 17
at The Breakers Palm Beach. The American Dream Academy is a tuition-free, six-month online certification program
designed to teach adults the skills needed to pursue high quality technology-related jobs or advance in their current careers.
Keynote speaker Dr. Kerry Healey, president of the Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream,
introduced the program to an audience of more than 225 people.
The Business and Professional Breakfast has been sponsored by The Breakers for the past 31 years.
It is the signature event of the Town of Palm Beach United Way’s Business and Professional Campaign.
The Business and Professional Campaign is co-chaired by Jay Clifford and Stacie Hallinan.
The goal of the 28-person campaign committee is to raise $395,000 from employees and businesses that
live and work in Palm Beach, South Palm Beach and Manalapan.
Photos by Capehart
The American Dream Academy
The Town of Palm Beach United Way is proud to partner with the Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream to help promote The American Dream Academy – an exciting opportunity for Palm Beach County residents.
The Academy is a new tuition-free six month online program designed to help adults gain the skills needed to pursue in-demand jobs or continue their education. The program was launched on May 1 in a select number of U.S. Cities, including Palm Beach.
After completing the program, learners can receive professional certificates for sought-after jobs such as data analysis, IT support, cybersecurity, project management, sales operations, and digital marketing.
Courses are also pre-approved for college credit.
To date, more than 300 Palm Beach County residents have registered.
Click below for more information on The American Dream Academy.
Business & Professional Committee 2022-2023