Class XXXVIII Nomination Information Final LL38 Nomination Form - Page 2

...and improve your ability to lead effectively. Attendance Leadership Lakeland requires a serious commitment of time and energy. Day-long sessions are usually held on the second Thursday of each month. Attendance is mandatory at the orientation/reception in August, opening retreat in September, mid-year retreat in January, and closing retreat in May. At least 75 percent attendance is required for the day-long sessions from October through May in order to graduate from the program. All dates are published in advance for planning purposes (see the 2020-2021 calender for all dates). Tuition & Scholarships Tuition for Chamber members will be $1,950. Tuition for non-members will be $2,350. Partial scholarships are available. Nominees should contact the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce at (863) 688-8551, Ext. 230, for more information and to receive the scholarship form. Any financial assistance is based upon financial need. Scholarship applications MUST be turned in with the application by Thursday, April 30, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. Nominations - No transfers of the nomination form are permitted. - Announced political candidates will be excluded from consideration during the selection process. - Immediate family members will not be accepted in the same class. There are several ways a nomination may be made: - A business/organization may submit a corporate nominee. - An individual may submit a nominee. - An individual may self-nominate. Nomination Form D ue by y 5:00 PM on F riday , M arch 27, 2020 Please submit online at: Nominees will receive an application packet via email in early April. Selections will be made from all applications received. Completion of the application does not guarantee acceptance into the program. Class size is limited. Individuals who have not been selected previously are encouraged to reapply. A confidential Selection Committee will review the applications and select the members of the 2020-2021 Leadership Lakeland class. Decisions will be announced in late June. Leadership Lakeland 2020-2021 Calendar Thursday, August 13, 2020 Orientation / Opening Reception (mandatory) Friday, September 11 & Saturday, September 12, 2020 Opening Retreat (1½ days; mandatory) Thursday, October 8, 2020 City Government Day Thursday, November 12, 2020 Law Enforcement / Judicial System Day Thursday, December 10, 2020 County Government Day Thursday, January 14, 2021 Education Day Thursday, January 14, 2021 Mid-Year Retreat (evening; mandatory) Thursday, February 11, 2021 Health Care Day Thursday, March 11, 2021 Area Economy Day Thursday, April 8, 2021 Human Services Day Thursday, May 6, 2021 Communications / Arts & Culture Day Thursday, May 13, 2021 Closing Retreat (mandatory) Thursday, May 13, 2021 Graduation (evening; mandatory)