This eleven-week program is designed to build leaders in the
workplace and the community. Skilled leaders are a valuable
commodity. The Chamber is committed to expanding our leadership
talent pool to help our local business. This home-grown leadership
development practice is good for industry, it’s good for government,
and it’s good for social services and civic groups.
Since the Academy’s inception it has propelled the best and
brightest stars in the local workforce to an even higher level of
success and encouraged many of these fine individuals to take on
volunteer leadership roles in our communities around Logan County.
The vision, knowledge, and connections that students gain can often
open the door to greater opportunities at work, at home, and in the
The four-hour class every Friday will include civic topics and
leadership components. Students learn about the Logan County
communities, the history, government structures, educational
opportunities, healthcare and housing resources, and community
organizations. Leadership training will include: Leadership for All
Situations, Strategic Planning, Communications, Effective Meetings,
and Change Management.
Dr. Don Green will be our instructor for all leadership courses. Dr.
Green is the Transitional President at Lincoln Christian University,
one of LCU’s highest rated professors, he teaches many of the core
leadership courses in the Seminary and the Hargrove School of Adult
& Graduate Studies. Local community leaders will join in to conduct
the civic portion of the training.
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The Academy has created a conduit for ‘enlighten leaders’ to help
meet the demands of local businesses and the community.
The Leadership Academy has limited seats available and is currently
accepting applications for candidates. For more information about
the Chamber Leadership Academy please contact the Chamber of
Commerce at 217-735-2385 or go to
The Leadership Academy directly reflects the mission of the Chamber
to advocate, support & unify local businesses for the prosperity of
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