LEADERSHIP Camden County Class 22 has graduated

Twenty-nine participants of Leadership Camden County (LCC) Class 22 were recognized at a graduation banquet held Thursday, May 4, 2017, at Old Kinderhook.  During the nine-month program, participants had an opportunity to learn about a number of aspects of the community, including: history and natural resources; state government; social services; health care and education; economic development and tourism; law enforcement and the legal system; and infrastructure.  Several sessions focused on leadership skills, group dynamics, team building and creating a vision for the future.  Over 22 years, 554 have graduated from LCC.

The program is an approach to community leadership development intended to enhance the social and economic well-being of Camden County by developing an active group of effective leaders.

Goals:  

  • Enhance the leadership skills of participants to improve Camden County's future.
  • Familiarize participants with the community's opportunities, needs, problems and resources.
  • Identify and analyze current economic, political and social forces affecting the community's future.
  • Establish effective peer relationships among participants.
  • Provide a common ground for communications between participants and community leaders.

Anyone may apply to participate in this program.  Class size will be limited to foster group interaction and create the best learning environment possible.

Participation in the LCC program requires a commitment of time and financial resources.

Ten day long sessions will be held beginning in September 2017 and ending in May 2018.  If you would like to be put on a mailing list for receiving an application for next year's LCC program - Class XXIII, please call the Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce at 573-346-2227,  or  http://www.camdentonchamber.com/leadership-camden.asp.  Classes will begin in September and will be available in the coming weeks.

The LCC program is co-sponsored by MU Extension in Camden County and the Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce, 

LEADERSHIP Camden County

Since the early 1990s, the Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce (CACOC) has promoted and fostered the development of leadership in our community.  Since that time, 554 residents have completed the program.  LEADERSHIP Camden County (LCC) is an approach to community leadership development intended to enhance the social and economic well-being of Camden County by developing an active group of effective leaders.  As a result, the mission of LCC is to provide programs which prepare current and developing community leaders committed to shaping Camden County's future.  Small, medium and large companies alike can benefit tremendously from the program.  LCC assists, encourages and motivates individuals to develop important leadership skills.  LCC offers a cost-effective program with a proven track record of success.  For nearly two decades with a modest investment of time and expense, LCC has graduated hundreds of business and civic leaders throughout the Lake Area.

The goals of the program are to enhance the leadership skills of participants to improve Camden County's future; familiarize participants with the community's opportunities, needs, problems and resources; identify and analyze current economic, political and social forces affecting the community's future; establish effective peer relationships among participants; provide a common ground for communications between participants and community leaders; and to educate participants on how to move people and ideas to action.

Anyone may apply to participate in this program.  Class size will be limited to foster group interaction and create the best learning environment possible.  Participation in LEADERSHIP Camden County requires a commitment of time and financial resources.

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