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Leadership Lafayette seeking 2011 applicants

by Leslie Turk

The Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce is seeking applicants for its 24th Leadership Lafayette class. Deadline for applications is Friday, Oct. 29.

The Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce is seeking applicants for its 24th Leadership Lafayette class.

The nationally recognized Leadership Lafayette program, which turns 24 next year, is soliciting candidates to participate in the 2011 session. Leadership Lafayette is sponsored by the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce and is designed to empower participants through community leadership. The program boasts more than 500 alumni.

Twenty-five individuals are selected to participate in the 10-month training initiative. Participants are selected from a cross section of occupations and socio-economic sectors of the community. Class members are involved through topical sessions, lectures, field trips and readings. The curriculum includes community issues in the areas of education, health care, economic development, law enforcement, government, social services, art, culture and local history.

The current class, LL XXIII, graduates Oct. 27; click [here](images/banners/2011 Application.pdf) to apply for LL XXIV. Applications are due back to the chamber by 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29. Questions should be directed to Cydra Wingerter at 337-408-3652 or [email protected]