Applications are available for the Leadership Winchester Class of 2009- 2010.
The program offers many opportunities such as developing new friendships, building leadership skills, honing teamwork concepts and learning more about one's community, said Winchester-Clark County Chamber of Commerce President Karen Haley in a news release.
Leadership Winchester is designed to promote Winchester and Clark County by facilitating an awareness of the many resources, people and the community.
Participants are required to attend one monthly, day-long session from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. over an eight-month period.
Areas of study during the sessions are city/county services, health and human services, law and justice, education, government, economic development and agricultural development. These classes will involve visits to city, county and state offices as well as industrial and commercial businesses and farms in Clark County. Each class will have an emphasis on leadership and volunteerism.