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Leadership Central Louisiana Alumni Registration Available

Released: 02/09/2009

Registration is underway for the 2009 Leadership Central Louisiana Alumni Association. All graduates of the Leadership Central Louisiana program sponsored by LSU at Alexandria and graduates from other leadership programs are eligible for membership.

Program director Cathy Andries said leadership alumni will hear luncheon presentations by planner Pat Moore on the Council for a Better Louisiana’s blueprint for the state, Alexandria mayor Jacques Roy’s “smart growth” proposals, and a legislative update. Moore’s presentation will be held at noon March 20 at the Alexandria Museum of Art, and the others will be in August and November.

The cost for membership is $100, which includes the luncheons. Contact Andries for membership information at 473-6492 or The website address is

Leadership Central Louisiana has been directed by the Department of Continuing Education at LSUA for seven years. The Chamber of Commerce of Central Louisiana sponsored the program for 20 years before that. Participants build leadership skills through networking and exposure to various aspects of business and community life. Classes meet one day per month for eight months and cover economic growth, education, government, public safety, environment and natural resources, military, tourism and hospitality, arts and culture, and community health.