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Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce Accepting Applications for Leadership Wyoming Class of 2017
Date:  1/27/2017
ArticleType:  Press Release

The Wyoming County Chamber and Tourism office is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Leadership Wyoming Class to begin March 21, 2017. The Friday, February 17, 2017 application deadline is fast approaching and interested individuals should contact the Chamber to reserve their spot as soon as possible.

Now in its 11th year, Leadership Wyoming aims to change the way its graduates think and act in Wyoming County. Through the ten month program, participants will examine and experience major aspects of life, culture, and education; agriculture, business and industry; governmental systems; and community resources and volunteerism in Wyoming County. Through participation with guest speakers, panel discussions, site tours, leadership and strategic training, public presentations, as well as, group problem solving and team building exercises, the program will develop leaders who have a new perspective and a greater sense of purpose in their personal lives, professional endeavors, and greater community.

“Leadership Wyoming continues be a transformational experience for the participants. We are seeking individuals from all walks of life who want to develop new skill sets and learn more about Wyoming County,” said Scott Gardner, President of the Wyoming County Chamber. “Leadership Wyoming will educate, inform, and reshape the participants thinking on where they live, and how they can involve themselves in the future of our county. The mission is to create groups of new leaders who will possess a strong sense of ownership, trustworthiness, responsibility, and commitment to improving themselves, their businesses, and their community.”

Two scholarships may also be awarded to individuals who wish to apply. For more information, please contact the Chamber office at 585-786-0307 or email, for any questions or to recommend someone who would be interested in taking part in the 2017 Leadership Wyoming class.