The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for its leadership development program, Leadership Champaign County. The program encourages participants to broaden their perspectives, enhance their leadership skills and learn from other leaders active in the community. Participants gain knowledge and skills necessary to be effective leaders in the community and in organizations.
Get an in-depth “behind the scenes” looks at local government, education, health care and other facets of the community. Participants tour farms, factories and other local facilities while learning from business owners and community leaders about a wide range of topics. Hands-on activities throughout the program encourage group collaboration and leadership development.
The program meets the third Thursday of every month September-May. Each full-day session features a different topic. Topics include Agriculture, History and Heritage, Education, Economic Development, Government, Healthcare, and Quality of Life.
Applications are available on the chamber’s website at https://bit.ly/2XpSWCD and will be accepted through Sept. 5. For more information, call the chamber at 937-653-5764.
The class of 2019 graduated in May and contributed “Little Free Libraries,” a self-guided walking tour of Scioto Street, a county bike route, and a community photo bank, among other community service projects.
Info from the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce.