emerge-owensOWENSBORO, Ky. (6/30/14) — The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation are teaming up again this year to sponsor Emerge Owensboro, a community leadership development program.

The program, boasting an alumni base of more than 725 from Emerge Owensboro and Leadership Owensboro, is the premier local professional development and community learning opportunity.

“The class is more than I ever expected,” said Kelsey Mann, Old National Bank Financial Advisor and 2014 Emerge Owensboro alumnus. “The exposure to so many different parts of our community have already helped me in my career, and motivated me to be a bigger part of the community’s direction too,” she said.

Classes consist of nine full-day sessions and will include topics such as education, human needs and services, local government issues, crime, arts, tourism, healthcare and more. In addition to the once monthly classes from September through April, the class members will be required to participate in local civic leadership meetings, and will work in a team to present a solution to an identified community challenge. A trip to Frankfort in February will allow class members to meet state legislators and lobby for Owensboro priorities.

The tuition cost for Emerge Owensboro is $500. Applications are due by July 31. Class acceptance will be made by August 15 – there is a limit of 25 in the class. The 2014-2015 schedule begins in September at Rooster Booster and concludes with graduation in May 2015.

For more information on the Emerge Owensboro program, the Leadership Owensboro alumni group, or the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce, please call (270) 926-1860.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Jessica Kirk

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Muhlenberg Co. To Celebrate Law Enforcement Appreciation Day Oct. 16

GREENVILLE, Ky. (10/13/15) — On Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, a proclamation was issued by Muhlenberg County… Read More

Two-Vehicle Accident Sends One to Hospital

HENDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (10/13/15) — Two vehicles collided at the intersection of U.S. 60 East and Rucker Road Monday… Read More

Most Read This Week

October 10, 2015 6782

25-Mile Car Chase on Pennyrile Ends in Two Arrests

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 5150

Alleged Attempt to Hide Meth in Doughnuts Results…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 3521

3 From Greenville Indicted On Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 3460

Vehicle Overturns during Two-Car Collision

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
October 12, 2015 3363

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - October 12, 2015

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

September 16, 2015 13999

Mining Accident Fatality - Update

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 30, 2015 12073

Dawson Woman Dead After Princeton Factory…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

October 12, 2015 3363

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - October 12, 2015

by SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 2234

Two-Vehicle Collision Results in One Driver…

by SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 2175

MPD Foot Patrol Charges Man with Trafficking in…

by SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 2170

Four Injured after Vehicle Careens down…

by SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 1621

Kentucky Health Co-op Closing Due to Congress…

by SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 1537

Driver Dies after Single-Vehicle Collision on…

by SurfKY News
October 13, 2015 1435

Man Accused of Pretending to Hold Gun on Police

by SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 1395

UPDATE: KSP Captures Escapee

by SurfKY News
October 13, 2015 1357

BBQ Champs Chosen during Hanson Lions Blast-off

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 1192

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News