(April 18, 2012) — The deadlines to apply for leadership classes in Louisville and Lexington are April 27 and May 16, respectively.
Leadership Louisville, now in its 34th year, is a 10-month class in which 50 participants commit one day a month to exploring the community and discovering what makes it distinctive, including government, education, economic development, social services and the arts. Throughout the program, participants go on exclusive tours and have hands-on experiences, all with area leaders. Armed with new knowledge, connections and perspectives, Leadership Louisville graduates are prepared to take their places as effective community leaders, according to a press release from Leadership Louisville.
Visit www.leadershiplouisville.org/programs/leadership for more program details.
Commerce Lexington’s Leadership Lexington program has produced more than 1,200 graduates from this highly informative, educational and results-oriented leadership development program.
The program gives participants the opportunity to better understand our city and to prepare for the challenges it faces by meeting with and learning from today’s leaders. It is an educational opportunity that broadens perspectives and allows participants to gain increased understanding of community dynamics and public issues, according to a press release from Leadership Lexington.
Classes meet in different locations around the area each month with a major program topic covered by knowledgeable speakers and panels, tours, group activities, demonstrations and class discussions. Topics addressed include media, government, growth, preservation, agriculture, education, public safety, economic and workforce development, arts, equine, health and human services, and leadership development.
Completed applications for this 11-month long program must be submitted by Wednesday, May 16. Residents and individuals who work in the Lexington area are eligible to apply for Leadership Lexington.