Leadership Mahoning Valley Extends Deadline

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Leadership Mahoning Valley is again extending the deadline for applications for its 2015-2016 class. Under the extension, applications to participate must be submitted through July 1.

Following the submission deadline, a selection committee composed of Leadership Mahoning Valley members will review applications received by the deadline. Up to 40 applicants will be selected to participate in the 2015-2016 class.

The program provides adult community leaders with a general overview of the Mahoning Valley, an opportunity for increased understanding of key community issues and the potential to develop effective working relationships with other civic leaders.

Those selected will complete a nine-month program, which includes daylong sessions that focus on major community systems such as education, health, human service, heritage, government, justice, labor, business, poverty and diversity. A graduation dinner concludes each class year.

Candidates may request applications directly or be nominated to apply by their employer, a program graduate or others. The tuition fee of $2,000 covers all program costs, including meals, admission fees and program supplies. Selected applicants will be billed for tuition.

Applications may be requested by e-mail at karen@regionalchamber.com or by phone at 330-744-2131, ext. 41.

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