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Leadership Frankfort is a community development program of the Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce

The Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce graduated their Leadership Frankfort Class of 2016 on Thursday evening at Buffalo Trace Distillery’s Clubhouse. Thirteen community leaders completed the nine month long program learning about different aspects of Frankfort and Franklin County.

 

The Leadership Frankfort Program seeks to identify and develop talented and committed citizens who aspire to provide leadership in Frankfort’s business and community activities. The program empowers individuals to make a positive impact on the community.

Planning for the 2016/2017 Leadership program has begun and class applications are available at the Chamber office, 100 Capital Avenue, Frankfort, online at www.frankfortky.info or by calling 223-8261. Applications are being taken for the Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Frankfort program until August 26, 2016. If you apply before September 2, 2016 and you will receive a $50 early bird discount.

Leadership Frankfort is a community development program of the Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce. The three goals of the program are:

* Provide recognized leadership and teamwork skill training.

* Increase awareness of the resources and challenges of Frankfort & Franklin County.

* Encourage effective participation in responding to community challenges.

Leadership Frankfort is a nine-month course of study and interaction that begins with an overnight retreat in October and continues with full-day “Challenge Day” sessions each month from October through June.

An advisory board chaired by Suzanne Simmons of Whitaker Bank plans each Challenge Day and monitors program progress.  Other members of the 2015/2016 Leadership Frankfort Advisory Board include: Melissa Botkins, Commonwealth Credit Union; Jeff Doane, Jim Beam Brands; Carmen Engle, Frankfort Area Chamber; Lisa Gabbard, KY Domestic Violence Association; Mary Gabbard, Commonwealth Credit Union; Monique Gilliam, Frankfort Plant Board; Suzy Hosley, Frankfort Area Chamber; Carmen Inman, Frankfort Area Chamber; Michael Mueller, Inside Out Design; Glenn Waldrop, Frankfort Plant Board; Robert Weber, Individual Member; and Dave Weller, Weller Consulting.

For more information about Leadership Frankfort:

Contact Chamber Director, Carmen Inman

Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce

100 Capital Avenue, 2nd Floor

Frankfort, KY 40601 (502) 223-8261

Email chamber@frankfortky.info

Website: http://www.frankfortky.info

Class members graduating were:  Becki Casey, Franklin County Health Department; Lawrence Hobbs Cheek, Farmers Bank; Lisa Cleveland, Wilson Nurseries, Inc.; Bryan Douglas, Commonwealth Credit Union; Brittany Hulette, First Federal Savings Bank of Frankfort; Jordan Miller, City of Frankfort; Chris Porter, Bluegrass Greensource; Lydia Powell, Kentucky Employees Credit Union; Christy Terry, Natalie Lile Law; Scotty Tracy, Chas. Seligman Distributing Co.; Raven Turner, McNamara & Jones; Traci Waters, Recycled Granite of Kentucky; and Brittany Wise, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

Congratulations to the Leadership Frankfort Class of 2016!!!!

Chamber of Commerce Leadership Frankfort Logo Banner


Leadership Frankfort is the ideal program for preparing the leaders of tomorrow. During the nine-month program, participants get an in-depth view of community issues, develop leadership skills necessary to assume leadership roles, and are exposed to community involvement opportunities.

Leadership Frankfort provides participants with the opportunity to meet and discuss issues with key community leaders. Participants study the qualities that make an effective leader, analyze individual leadership roles, and develop personal leadership styles and skills. They are then challenged to apply their talents by getting involved in the Frankfort and Franklin County community.

If you want to:

Learn, What makes Frankfort the community it is…its challenges and opportunities, how you can  become involved in the future of our community.

Expand, Your professional and personal network…engaging others…making a difference while creating opportunities for you and your business associates.

Sharpen, Your Leadership skills…extend your ability to maximize your influence and communicate more effectively. Then Leadership Frankfort is the professional program you need.   Applications are being taken for the Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Frankfort program until August 26, 2016.  If you apply before September 2, 2016 and you will receive a $50 early bird discount.

Applications may be obtained from the Frankfort Chamber office located at 100 Capital Avenue or by clicking the link Application 2016.pdf.

For more information, call 223-8261 or email the Chamber at chamber@frankfortky.info.