Applications are now available for the 37th Leadership Lufkin class (2018-2019) Interested candidates will be able to access the application, brochure, and tentative schedule on-line at www.LeadershipLufkin.com, or come by the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce.
Don’t delay! Qualified applicants are selected on a first-come basis with Chamber members receiving priority. If you are not a Chamber member, there’s still time to join the Chamber of Commerce by contacting Donna Parish at 936-634-3823.
The final deadline for all applications is 5:00 PM on Friday, June 1, 2018, and applications should be turned in to the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce at 1615 S. Chestnut in Lufkin, attention Tori Jones. Applicants must reside or work full-time in Angelina County. Tuition is $1200 which covers the cost of training materials, speakers, program expenses, travel accommodations, and some meals and transportation.
Leadership Lufkin is a prestigious 9-month program designed to identify and educate the existing and potential leaders of Lufkin and Angelina County. It consists of a very active program that includes a two-day retreat and ropes course, a trip to Austin to study state government, leadership training, a community project, volunteering at the Angelina County Science & Tech Fair and the Texas State Forest Festival, and 7 monthly sessions. Each monthly session covers issues pertaining to city, county and state government, education, health care, community safety, social services, economy, quality of life, and history of Angelina County.
A special thank you to the 2018-2019 program sponsors, including presenting sponsor Community Title; graduation sponsor Fenley & Bate, L.L.P.; and welcome reception sponsor Consolidated Communications. Silver sponsors are Alexander, Lankford & Hiers; KSWP/KAVX Radio; and The Advanced Financial Group. The Austin trip is sponsored by SERVPRO of Lufkin/South Nacogdoches County, and Limitless Event Venues is sponsoring the nametags for the class. Thank you to all the session sponsors including Angelina Arts Alliance; Angelina Beautiful/Clean; Angelina Rotary Club; Hospice in the Pines, Inc.; Junior Achievement; Joe W. Elliott House; Larkspur; Lee Trans; Real Graphics; Shelton’s Place; Sherri Anthony; Skelton Slusher Barnhill Watkins & Wells PLLC; The Junior League of Lufkin; Walmart; and Zoё.
For more information, email TJones@LufkinTexas.org or call 936-634-6644.