Whitesburg KY

Chamber to sponsor program

The Letcher County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a new leadership program for Letcher County under the direction of University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Agent Jason Brashear.

“Leadership Letcher County” is designed to identify individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to Letcher County and a potential for leadership. The program will acquaint participants with issues of leadership and of community structure and operation, and opportunities will be provided for interaction between present and future leaders. The program will promote involvement in community issues and organizations.

The Letcher County Chamber says this program will strengthen basic leadership skills, develop strong civic commitment to positively impact county issues by increased participation/ action, and increase knowledge of issues to build on the strengths of the county and region.

The program will consist of five classes in the following areas: education, local government, health and human services, state government, and tourism.

Anyone interested in participating in this program can contact Jason Brashear at 633-2362 or email: Jason.brashear@uky.edu. For more information, call the Letcher County Chamber at 633- 4441.

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