Leadership Hendry Glades Counties Accepting Applications for Class of 2010
LABELLE, FL. -- Leadership Hendry Glades Counties (LHGC) is gearing up for the upcoming 2010 class sessions. Leadership Hendry & Glades Counties is a leadership program designed to prepare potential leaders to meet the challenges facing both Hendry & Glades Counties and to provide current leaders with a stimulating learning opportunity.
Participants explore critical issues and discover priceless resources through a series of seminars and related activities. Interaction with key decision makers, experts, community leaders and representatives of local government assist the participants in better understanding the forces that impact their business, community and daily lives.
Applications are currently being accepted from individuals that are representative of the area�s geographic, business and ethnic mix. Criteria used for selection include the following: A sincere commitment, motivation and interest to serve in the community, participation in community activities, an interest in seeking key volunteer or leadership roles and an attendance commitment.
Upon acceptance into the program, participants will receive a schedule of seminar subjects and dates. Participants are required to attend an orientation session on September 15, 2009. Seminars will be held one day per month from September through May 2010. Seminar settings vary, moving throughout Hendry & Glades Counties in order for the class to meet in locations appropriate to the issues being addressed. A recognition and graduation dinner will be held in May 2010.
The LHGC is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization interested in developing leaders in the Hendry and Glades county region. Sponsors are always welcome. For an application for the Class of 2010 or for a brochure with seminar dates and more information, please call 239-860-8592 or write the Leadership Hendry & Glades Counties, P. O. Box 73, LaBelle, Florida 33975.