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Leadership Savannah 2012-13 Class Applications Deadline Extended through June 28.

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By: Calli Arnold

June 11, 2012 SAVANNAH, GA -- Applications for the 2012-13 Leadership Savannah class are currently being accepted through June 28.

Leadership Savannah seeks to inspire individual leadership growth by providing the learning experiences that lead to a better understanding of our community and preparation for meeting community challenges of the present and future.

The 2012-13 class will be limited to 42 people. This will be a one-year class. The Selections Committee is seeking representation from a cross-section of the community. These leaders and potential leaders will be active in business, education, the arts, religion, government and community-based organizations. They will be of different ethnic and minority groups and will reflect the diversity of the community. Applicants must have the full support of their organization or corporation they represent.

The programs are being finalized but are expected to consist of monthly interactive sessions lead by top community experts within their fields. Sessions are expected to begin in September 2012 and conclude in June of 2013. Applicants will be expected to attend all of the sessions in order to graduate. All applicants must go through selections and full program fees will be $2,500, with a limited number of $1,000 scholarships available, based on need.

To apply go to, and click on the “Apply” button.

Applications will be accepted through June 28 at 5 p.m.

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The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce is a business organization managed by a volunteer board of directors. The Chamber encompasses Visit Savannah, Ambassadors Council, the CEO Council, Communities in Schools, Drug-Free Workplace, Greater Savannah Sports Council, Governmental Affairs Council, Leadership Savannah, Legends of Golf, Manufacturers and Distributors Council, Military Affairs Council, Owner’s Council, Savannah Compact Education Council, Small Business Council, Trustees Council, and Tybee Island Tourism Council.

Phone: 912.644.6429

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