oboro emerge 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/17/13) – Twenty nine business leaders graduated in front of more than 100 community members on Thursday, May 16, from the Emerge Owensboro leadership development program, held at the RiverPark Center. The event, sponsored by Western Kentucky University-Owensboro and WKU Professional Masters in Business Administration program, included a reception for all Emerge and Leadership Owensboro Alumni.
 
The Emerge Owensboro Program is a joint program of the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation focused on educating and engaging individuals to reach their potential and maximize their impact in the community.

“This class really came together with great projects and energy. It’s the role of Emerge Owensboro to engage community leaders and empower them with knowledge to affect change, and they most definitely have done that with a couple of different projects from this group already,” said Amy Jackson, Chamber President and CEO.

Graduates of the 2012-13 class include Glenn Ashby, Jim Blanton, Jessica Boarman, Holly Castlen, Robynn Clark, Bo Ivey, Julie Duff, Russ Evans, Jim Giles, Steve Hein, Jennifer Higdon, Mary Higginbotham, Tina Kasey, Tim Lyons, Meagan Magnus, Brad Osborne, Katie Payne, Jodi Rafferty, Molly Roberts, Jamie Roby, Ashley Sorce, Susanne Story, Teresa Thomas, Rick Thurman, Nikie Ward, Robert Whitaker, Matt Woodfall, and Kevin Young.

The next class of Emerge Owensboro will be open for application from July 1 through July 31. 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.

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