For immediate release, January 15, 2013:
Not your ordinary press release.
Instead of raving about Focus Louisville ourselves, we’ll let the graduates tell you about it.
“In many ways it is ‘A Tale of Two Cities’, one well-fed, well-housed and well-educated, and another poorly fed, poorly-housed, or even homeless, and uneducated. This is an experience that will stimulate your mind and touch your heart. At the end you will be a different person; one committed to solving the city’s problems and helping your fellow citizens.”
“I broadened my circle of contacts among local leaders, found a great new partner for my organization and developed a renewed energy for the cool things happening in our city.”
“For me, the experience of participating in such a great program has opened up a new world of opportunities. I lacked the exposure to civic leaders in our community before participating.”
“Meeting a number of leaders within the Louisville community, I have been able to put together specific staff professional development plans and connect employees to leaders within the Louisville community who can support their personal growth.”
“The experience as a whole made me much more knowledgeable, while providing me with a place to connect with business and community leaders from all walks of life. I left feeling more confident about my ability to contribute to the community and more sure of where I can get started.”
“Focus Louisville provides a unique way for us to fulfill our commitment to making positive impact in the communities where we do business. Participants leave with new knowledge and connections, ready to lead as engaged citizens.”
-Paul Costel, president of Chase Kentucky
“There’s no better way to build a network and get to know your community than through Focus Louisville, exactly what newcomers to Louisville are looking for. We’re proud to be a sponsor.”
-Judie Parks, Prudential Parks & Weisberg REALTORS
Focus Louisville is a Leadership Louisville Center program. Registration is now open for 2013 spring sessions, February 14-16 and April 11-13. Only a few spots left in February, so now is the time to register! Visit www.leadershiplouisville.org or call (502) 561-0458.
Focus Louisville details:
With over 5,000 graduates and over 100 sessions, Focus Louisville is now in its 27th year, providing everyone from newcomers to native Louisvillians a fascinating insider’s look at our community. Together with a mix of business and community leaders, attendees get a more complete view and understanding of Louisville along with a sense of how to put leadership in action.
Focus Louisville is offered four times annually. The upcoming 2 ½ day sessions are Feb. 14-16 and Apr. 11-13, 2013. The location varies and transportation is provided. The program cost is $600 with scholarships available based on need.
Anyone with enthusiasm to learn more about Louisville and take a more active role as a citizen should participate. Classes are comprised of a diverse group of leaders including: young professionals, managers, business owners, nonprofit directors and senior business executives at major corporations. To get more information or to register, call 561-0458 or visit www.leadershiplouisville.org. Focus Louisville is sponsored by Chase and Prudential Parks & Weisberg REALTORS.
About the Leadership Louisville Center:
Created in 1979, the Leadership Louisville Center is the region’s leading leadership development and civic engagement organization. The Center strives to cross economic and social boundaries to inspire individuals to serve as catalysts for a stronger community. Dynamic programming and events develop, connect and engage leaders into action toward social innovation and a brighter future for the Louisville community.
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