The Otsego County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Executive Service Corp is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Spring 2014 class of Leadership Otsego. Leadership Otsego was started in 1997 by the Future for Oneonta Foundation, Hartwick College, The Otsego County Chamber of Commerce, SUNY Oneonta and United Way of Delaware & Otsego Counties.
Offered through the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Otsego kicks off on Wednesday, March 5th with an information night at Stella Luna and will begin meeting one fullWednesday each month starting in April for 6 months. The curriculum teaches area residents and workers about leadership concepts and skills using discussions with people across the county.
Participants have the opportunity to build their personal networks as well as understanding of local challenges and opportunities by interacting with numerous presenters. Since its start in 1997, Leadership Otsego participants have heard from nearly 150 area experts.
Numerous Community leaders will be covering topics to include Commerce and Trade, Education, Healthcare, Government, and Leadership.
Applicants range from entry-level managers to top administrators, from newcomers finding their way to long-time residents rediscovering the area, from young adults just starting out to empty-nesters and retirees, from those who call Otsego towns “home” to commuters along the county line.
Leadership Otsego alumni represent a variety of ages, occupations, employers, interests, and hometowns throughout the county.
The kick off dinner will take place at Stella Luna on a Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 6:00p.m.. Reservations are required. Application Deadline is April 1st.