Leadership Fort Collins Applications for 2015-2016 Class Released

Jun 29, 2015 | Chamber News

FORT COLLINS, COLO. – The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Leadership Fort Collins (LFC) class.

Leadership Fort Collins, a program of the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, was established in 1981 to inform participants about the history, government, economy, social issues, needs and opportunity in our community.

The program is designed to broaden participant knowledge of the community while enhancing leadership skills, encourage contribution to the betterment of the Fort Collins community, increase the strength and effectiveness of community leaders, equip participants to respond to the current and future challenges of the community and to provide opportunities for direct contact with influential people, businesses and organizations while achieving the goal of educating and motivating leaders who are committed to shaping the future of our community.

Thirty current and emerging leaders from throughout the Fort Collins area will be selected to participate in the 2015-2016 program, which will begin in September 2015 and conclude in May 2016. Participants come together on the second Thursday of the month for a day-long session to learn about growth, environment and community planning; local government; public safety and community assistance; economic development and small business assistance; health care; history, diversity and community betterment; education and life-long learning; and teambuilding and leadership development.

The tuition for the nine-month program is $650 and includes all meals, session materials and graduation recognition. Applications are available at the Chamber or online at http://www.fortcollinschamber.com/clientuploads/2015-2016%20LFC%20application.pdf (http://bit.ly/1516LFCApp). The application deadline is Wednesday, August 5 at 5 p.m. Applications can be sent by email to [email protected], by fax to 482-3774, or by mail or delivery to the Chamber office at 225 S. Meldrum, Fort Collins 80521.

To apply for the 2015-2016 Leadership Fort Collins class or to receive more information about Leadership Fort Collins, contact Ann Hutchison at (970) 482-3746 or [email protected].