Leadership Pocono Class of 2012-2013 Kicks Off This Weekend


Stroudsburg, PA – The Leadership Pocono Class of 2013 kicks off its 9 month journey this weekend.  The weekend begins with a kick off dinner on Friday the 7th at Shawnee Resort.  Saturday is spent at Stony Acres for a day of Team Building to learn more about their classmates.  Then the nine months of class work, one day per month, begins culminating in graduation in June.  The curriculum is geared to enhancing their leadership skills.  They will be split into 3 groups with each being assigned a community project chosen for them.

Leadership Pocono is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce, and the program was established in 1997.  Leadership Pocono provides the identification, development and empowerment of excellence in business, personal and community leadership.  A learning experience like no other, where those who shape our community tomorrow develop leadership skills from those who are doing it today.   Over 200 individuals have successfully completed this intensive program and are contributing to the communities they live and work in.  For more information on Leadership Pocono and how you can become involved please visit www.leadershippocono.org or contact Francesca Turturro, Leadership Pocono Coordinator, at 570-421-4433 or via email at lpcoordinator@leadershippocono.org.