Leadership Garland accepting applications

Garland Chamber  seeks applicants for Class 32 of its Leadership Garland Program

(Garland) June 5, 2012 – Develop leadership skills and learn more about the Garland community by participating in Leadership Garland’s 32nd class.

In order to be considered a qualified candidate for Leadership Garland Class 32, applicants must fulfill one of the following categories: have lived in Garland one year immediately prior to Sept. 1, 2012; have worked in Garland one year immediately prior to Sept. 1, 2012; or be an active member of the Garland Chamber of Commerce.

The application, class schedule and additional details are available online at www.garlandchamber.com/leadership-garland/application-schedule. Completed applications must be submitted by July 27, 2012. Applicants accepted to the program must pay the tuition of $750 by Aug. 24, 2012.

Leadership Garland, a program of the Garland Chamber of Commerce, was founded in 1979 and is one of the longest-running leadership programs in the state of Texas. The program exists primarily to teach its participants how to give back to the Garland community in various capacities. The purpose of Leadership Garland is to provide corporate leadership training; to motivate and encourage civic leaders; and to develop personal leadership characteristics and skills within individuals. Leadership skill topics are taught with active participation along with numerous field trips. Each graduate is encouraged to actively contribute to Garland’s growth and future.

Leadership Garland truly develops Garland’s leaders of tomorrow. Mayor Ronald Jones, G.I.S.D. Superintendent Dr. Curtis Culwell, Chief of Police Mitch Bates, Dallas County Justice of the Peace Gerry Cooper, State Rep. Joe Driver and many others have successfully graduated from the program and moved on to key community leadership and service positions.

As servant leaders and a role model of performance excellence, the Garland Chamber of Commerce is the trusted force for positive change. The Chamber’s vision is that the broader Garland community enjoys a sustainable high quality of life with a vibrant and varied business environment and as it has done for more than 115 years, the Chamber continues to work daily toward fulfilling its purpose as “The Connecting Source.”

For more information, contact Kerri Clayton at 469-326-7402 or email at .

Thanks to Jenna Dickson, Marketing & Communications Coordinator, Garland Chamber of Commerce, for sharing this announcement. 

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