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East Kentucky Leadership Foundation conference set for Richmond

Scheduled for April 27-28

RICHMOND, Ky. (Feb. 20, 2017) — The East Kentucky Leadership Foundation (EKLF) will hold its 30th anniversary conference April 27-28 at Eastern Kentucky University April. This year’s theme is “Transitioning Eastern Kentucky: Economy, Workforce, Demographics.”

206750_50e64626bf4b4048b8d5cf10c85c440e-mv2_d_2636_1934_s_2The conference will bring together people from across Eastern Kentucky to network, share ideas and create a unified front to address issues relevant to the region. The conference will offer many sessions with topics related to the theme. Any individual or group aspiring to take on a leadership role in the region is encouraged to attend.

“The East Kentucky Leadership Conference is a great place for people from all walks of life to come together and learn about important issues in the region, share their own perspectives and help think about solutions,” said Peter Hille, EKLF chair and president of the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development. “The conference isn’t just for elected officials or recognized leaders. It’s for everyone. We call it a leadership conference because everyone can exercise leadership by taking part in building a brighter future for our region.”

Founded in 1988, the East Kentucky Leadership Foundation was created to promote leadership in eastern Kentucky.