Leadership Kansas Class Visits the Colby/Goodland Area August 26-28

August 25, 2015

For more information contact:
John Federico
Executive Director
Leadership Kansas
785-290-0017

Leadership Kansas Class Visits the Colby/Goodland Area August 26-28

TOPEKA, KAN. (August 24, 2015) - The Colby/Goodland Area area will play host to the 2015 Leadership Kansas class on August 26-28.

During this session, the 39 members of the 2015 Leadership Kansas Program will participate in discussions related to the economics of Kansas agriculture, water issues, the dynamics and contributions of community colleges, entrepreneurship, and the challenges of providing healthcare in a rural environment. The class will also visit Frontier Ag's chemical handling facility, Prairie Museum of Art & History, and the LoneStar church.

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. The Colby/Goodland area is the fourth of six communities to host the 2015 Leadership Kansas class. Other locations include: the Kansas City Metro area, Dodge City/Garden City, Pittsburg, Goodland/Colby, Hutchinson/Wichita/El Dorado, Fort Riley/Manhattan/Topeka, and an optional session in Salina.

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 37th 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 for applicants for next year's program which will begin in April of 2016 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. The mission of the Kansas Chamber of Commerce is to continually strive to improve the economic climate for the benefit of every business and citizen and to safeguard our system of free, competitive enterprise. 

For more information on the Kansas Chamber of Commerce, visit www.kansaschamber.org.

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