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Leadership Labette Class of 2014 Graduation

Parsons, Kansas – Leadership Labette would like to congratulate the 2013-2014 class on their graduation. On Thursday May 1st the class of 17 individuals from Labette Country graduated from the 9 month course.

Leadership Labette aspires to be the center of excellence for civic leadership development in the Greater Labette County community.

Leadership Labette’s mission is to grow and foster civic leadership by:

  • teaching participants new ways to more effectively exercise leadership
  • helping participants connect, create, and maintain strong community networks
  • inspiring participants to care more, engage more and risk more for a healthier community

Leadership Labette is an eight-month (September-April) community leadership development program. The program is open to all adult residents of the greater Labette County area. Program activities include:

  • Evening Meet & Greet to kick off the program
  • 2-day overnight retreat to Wichita, including a visit to Kansas Leadership Center to study individual Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
  • 5 day-long classroom sessions that teach the Kansas Community Leadership Initiative (KCLI) curriculum and Competencies for Civic Leadership created by the Kansas Leadership Center
  • Day trip to the Kansas State Capitol in Topeka to meet with legislators
  • Community service project that focuses on children's health, created and implemented completely by the program participants
  • Graduation luncheon
  • Continuing education opportunities through Kansas Leadership Center

Leadership Labette is managed by a volunteer board of local community members and supported by Labette Center for Mental Health Services, Kansas Leadership Center, and Kansas Health Foundation.

To find out more about Leadership Labette or to sign up for the 2014-2015 session, please contact:

Monica M Simpson
Public Relations Specialist
Labette Center for Mental Health Services, Inc.
PO Box 258
1730 Belmont
Parsons KS 67357
Work: 620-421-3770 Ext. 328
Fax: 620-421-0434
Voice mail: 620-423-0177 ext. 328
Cell: 620-778-2313
monica@lcmhs.com
www.lcmhs.com

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