WHAT: Founded in 1979 to develop community and business leaders.
OBJECTIVES: (1) Identify and motivate potential leaders (2) acquaint them with community needs (3) provide insight into techniques opportunities and challenges of leadership (4) explore alternate perspectives for community challenges (5) encourage new leaders to community involvement.
HOW: Program develops leadership skills and the community knowledge of the participants through a series of informative sessions. Once a month from September through May, the class meets to learn about Abilene’s particular strengths and challenges and to develop leadership skills.
City/County Government Program
Quality of Life Program
Dyess Air Force Base
Leadership Training/Graduation Ceremony
WHO: The program is limited to a maximum of 34 participants selected through an application process from a diverse group of business, professional, government, educational, religious and civic organizations.
COMMENTS: Applications are available in June of each year and may downloaded here or be picked up at the Abilene Chamber of Commerce, 174 Cypress, Suite 200 (Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) or call (325) 677-7241.
CONTACT: Email us or call (325) 677-7241