Leadership Gainesville is an ten month training experience for 20 community leaders who represent all aspects of the community: business/volunteer, profit/non-profit, male/female, management/labor, etc. During this program you will:
1. Explore everything that makes Gainesville unique such as; education, health, government, agriculture, economic development, manufacturing, and human services.
2. Network across Gainesville in order to bring people together for positive accomplishments.
3. Develop leadership skills.
4. Cultivate volunteer service in the community.
Leadership Gainesville is a program designed to develop and motivate a source of creative, well-informed, civic minded individuals who are willing to devote time and energy toward assuming leadership roles in community service organizations and in all kinds of local government. Through a series of monthly workshops and tours, emphasis is placed on exposing the participants to the realities, opportunities, and pertinent issues of the Gainesville area.
A Meet & Greet will be held in September and classes begin in October. We meet the second Wednesday of each month through May and graduation takes place in June. Topics include Municipal Government, County Government, Education, Health Care, Business & Industry, Arts & Culture, Agriculture and State Leadership. A tuition fee is accessed to cover the cost of program materials, tours, meals, etc. For more information about Leadership Gainesville contact the staff at the Gainesville Chamber at 940-665-2831 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GAINESVILLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
2018/19 PROGRAM SCHEDULE
September 12, 2018 Meet & Greet Social
October 10, 2018 MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT
Public Safety Facility
November 14, 2018 BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
Gainesville Civic Center
December 12, 2018 ARTS & CULTURE
Santa Fe Depot/Butterfield/NCT
January 9, 2019 COUNTY GOVERNMENT
Cooke County Courthouse
February 12 & 13, 2019 STATE GOVERNMENT
March 6, 2019 EDUCATION
April 10, 2019 HEALTH CARE
May 8, 2019 AGRICULTURE
Chamber of Commerce/TBD
June 12, 2019 GRADUATION