LEADERSHIP DEKALB NOW ACCEPTING CLASS OF 2013 APPLICATIONS
ATLANTA, Ga., January 26, 2012 – DeKalb County community leaders and active citizens are invited to apply for Leadership DeKalb’s Class of 2013. Open House events are also being held on March 1 and March 6 for prospective members of the Class which will share information on the value and commitment of the program.
The Leadership DeKalb Program is a 10-month community awareness and leadership development course for DeKalb County’s most active and influential leaders.
The Open House events will take place on Thursday, March 1, at DeKalb Medical Women’s Center at 2701 North Decatur Road, Decatur 30033; and, on Tuesday, March 6, at DeKalb Medical at Hillandale, 5900 Hillandale Drive, Lithonia 30058.
Parking and attendance is free for both events which will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a Networking Reception, followed by a brief program at 6 p.m. Reservations are requested and can be made by e-mailing email@example.com or by phone at 404-373-2491.
“Leadership DeKalb’s annual Open House events are a great way for interested community advocates to network, meet our influential graduates and learn more about our community leadership program,” said Sara Fountain, Executive Director of Leadership DeKalb.
More than 50 individuals are accepted into the 10-month training program each year and educated on the issues facing DeKalb County. Upon completion, graduates may become members of a vast growing network of more than 1,000 diverse leaders representing a variety of industries including business, education, healthcare, social service agencies, government and more.
Candidates for the Class of 2013 must either live or work in DeKalb County. For more information about the program and to access an application, please visit the website at www.leadershipdekalb.org. The deadline for all applications is Monday, March 19.
About Leadership DeKalb
Founded in 1986, Leadership DeKalb, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is a community leadership development program that continues to build a network of ethnically and culturally diverse adult and youth leaders who are committed to addressing and resolving the issues that impact the quality of life in DeKalb County and the metro region. For more information, visit www.leadershipdekalb.org. Or, find us on Twitter @LeadersofDeKalb or Facebook at www.facebook.com/LeadershipDeKalb.