Photo: Graduates of the 2019 Leadership Class stand in front of their outer space exhibit at the Zing Zumm Children’s Museum in Jacksonville. The class funded, assembled and opened two exhibits at the museum — one on space and one on weather.
Leadership Jacksonville.Onslow is designed to create a corps of informed and dedicated emerging community leaders qualified to lead Jacksonville and Onslow County throughout the 21st Century. The program will inform, challenge and otherwise educate the participants on the opportunities and needs of the community as well as the dynamics of social and economic changes. Education will be provided for the skills necessary for volunteer community leadership positions. It will encourage the development of interpersonal relationships among the participants which will provide a common ground for working together on community projects. The program will further identify organizational and individual opportunities for community involvement and will encourage continued participation in these activities.
Individual sessions focus on city, county, and state government, business and economic development, education, military, health care, and agriculture. It is a ten month program. Session begin in August and end in May. The all day sessions are usually held on the second Thursday of each month. Applications are due mid-July each year.
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For more information, please contact Janet Bowen at 910-347-3141 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.