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Leadership Golden Belt announces 2013 class
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Leadership Golden Belt kicks off its 2013 program with a retreat on Aug. 1 and will continue to meet through October. The program follows the Kansas Leadership Center’s curriculum and includes purpose-oriented site visits in various locations throughout Barton, Pawnee, Rush and Stafford counties.
For the sixth year, participants will be able to gain insight on their roles as local leaders by studying concepts and capacities. This year’s class will be co-facilitated by Carolyn Dunn, St. John, and Troy Unruh, Garden City. The class is open to individuals living or working in Barton, Pawnee, Rush, or Stafford county.
The 14 participants in the 2013 Leadership Golden Belt class are: Anna Bassford, Santa Fe Trail Center; Arvin Fontarum, Quivira Council, Boy Scouts of America; Candice Moeder, CPI Qualified Planning Consultants; Debra Colglazier, Larned State Hospital; Geneva Applebee, Benefit Management, Inc.; Jenna Miller, Great Bend Convention & Visitors Bureau; Kevyn Soupiset, Advance Therapy & Sports Medicine; Kimberly Becker, Daniel R. Trickey Memorial Life Giving Center; Laura Smith, Country Place Senior Living; Linn Hogg, Barton Community College-Volunteers in Action; Renee Dykes, CPI Qualified Planning Consultants; Scott Goodheart, Hoisington Recreation Commission; Sue Cooper, Golden Belt Community Foundation; Sydney Blanton, Stafford County Economic Development.

Leadership Golden Belt 2013 Schedule of Events

Session I: Retreat
Date: Thursday, August 1st
Time: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Dubuque Community Center
2297 NE 90 Ave, Hoisington

Session II: Servant Leadership
Date: Tuesday, August 13th
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Barton Community College
Plaza De Cavanaugh
245 NE 30 Rd, Great Bend

Session III: Entrepreneur Leadership
Date: Tuesday, August 27th
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Courthouse Annex
210 East 3rd Ave., St. John

Session IV: Community Leadership
Date: Tuesday, September 10th
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Glory Be
623 Broadway (corner of 7th & Broadway), Larned

Session V:
Date: Tuesday, September 24th
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Barbed Wire Museum
120 W. 1st Street, LaCrosse

Session VI: KLCI Summit
Date: Wednesday – Friday
October 9th – 11th
Time: Begins 10 a.m., October 9th
Ends 3:30 p.m., October 11th
Location: Wichita

SessionVII: ½ Day
Date: Thursday, October 17th
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Barton Co. Historical Society
85 South HWY 281, Great Bend

Session VIII: Celebration
Date: Tuesday, October 29th
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: TBA