Leadership Kansas Class Visits Topeka October 23-25

October 24, 2013

For more information, contact:
John Federico
Executive Director
Leadership Kansas

Leadership Kansas Class Visits Topeka October 23-25

TOPEKA, KAN. (October 22, 2013) – Topeka will play host to the 2013 Leadership Kansas class on October 23-25.

In this, their final Session, the 40 members of the 2013 Leadership Kansas Program will be hosted at the Governor’s Mansion, the Kansas Supreme Court, and participate in discussions related to the state budget, Kansas tax policy, international trade, and a debate on K-12 education funding. The group will also participate in tours of Hill’s Pet Nutrition and Frito Lay production facility. The session will wrap up Friday evening with a graduation banquet at Topeka Country Club.

Throughout the course of the six-month regional meetings, the class will continue to engage in discussions with top experts on the key issues facing Kansas. Topeka is the last of six communities to host the 2013 Leadership Kansas class. Other locations include: Pittsburg, the Kansas City Metro area, Colby/Goodland, Wichita, and Garden City.

Leadership Kansas is one of the oldest and most prestigious statewide leadership programs in the country. Established by the Kansas Chamber in 1979, the program is celebrating its 35th year of educating and motivating Kansas leaders from all four corners of the state. The Leadership Kansas program remains committed to its original mission to inspire persons to maintain involvement in the social, business and political fabric of our Kansas communities.

Leadership Kansas is currently accepting nominations through the end of the year for applicants for next year's program which will begin in April of 2014 at www.leadershipkansas.org.

The Kansas Chamber, with headquarters in Topeka, is the leading statewide pro-business advocacy group moving Kansas towards becoming the best state in America to live and work. The Chamber represents small, medium and large employers all across Kansas. For more information on the Kansas Chamber of Commerce, go to www.kansaschamber.org