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Apply Now for Leadership Central Louisiana 2009

Released: 09/25/2008

Applications are being accepted for the 2009 Leadership Central Louisiana program administered by the Department of Continuing Education at LSU at Alexandria. The program is limited to 28 participants, and applications must be received by Nov. 21.

The program builds leadership skills through networking and exposure to various aspects of business and community life. The class meets one day per month for eight months beginning in January. Leadership techniques and understanding are applied to the areas of economic growth, education, government, public safety, environment and natural resources, military, tourism and hospitality, arts and culture, and community health.

The cost of the program is $800, which includes all materials, workshops and meals. Contact the Department of Continuing Education at LSUA to register or receive additional information, 473-6495 or

Some 150 professionals from local businesses and other organizations have graduated from the program since LSUA began coordinating it six years ago. The Chamber of Commerce of Central Louisiana sponsored the program for 20 years before that.