Leadership Camden County

Leadership Camden County Class 20 Accepting Applicants

Are you interested in learning more about our community, expanding leadership skills and networking with other area residents?  If so, Leadership Camden County is for You!  Co-sponsored by the Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce and the Camden County UM Extension, the twentieth Leadership Camden County class wil begin in September.

Leadership Camden County 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.  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 communty leaders; and to educate participants on how to move people and ideas to action.  Ten day-long session will be held on the first Thursday of each month beginning on September 4, 2014 and ending in May 7, 2015. 

Class size is limited to 30 participants and is open to anyone interested in the future of Camden County.  Tuition for the program is $375 and includes class materials, supplies, meals and graduation banquet.  For more information or an application go to the Chamber's web site at http://www.camdentonchamber.com/leadership-camden.asp, or contact either the Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce at 573-346-2227 or Jackie Rasmussen, rasmussenj@missouri.edu at the Camden County UM Extension Office at 573-346-2644 .  Application deadline is August 7, 2014. 

LCC Class 19

Leadership Camden County Class 19 graduated on May 21, 2014.

 

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, 417 residents have completed the program.  Leadership Camden County (LCC) is a program designed to meet our county's need for the active participation of informed, skilled and involved community 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.