Leadership Kansas Class Visits the Manhattan/Junction City area July 23-25

September 18, 2014

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

Leadership Kansas Class Visits the Manhattan/Junction City area July 23-25
TOPEKA, KAN. (July 17, 2014) – The Manhattan/Junction City area will play host to the 2014 Leadership Kansas class on July 23-25.

During this, their third session, the 40 members of the 2014 Leadership Kansas class will discuss the impact of the military on local economies, engage in discussions on regional economic development efforts, tour Fort Riley, and learn about agricultural innovation projects and global food systems during a visit to the Kansas State University campus. 

Over the course of the six-month regional meetings, the class will engage in discussions with top experts on the key issues facing Kansas. The Manhattan/Junction City area is the third of the six communities to host the 2014 Leadership Kansas class. Other locations include: Wichita, Garden City, Hays, the KC Metro area, Topeka, and an optional session in Pittsburg.

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 accepting nominations for applicants for next year's program which will begin in April of 2015 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.