Leadership Kenosha Recruiting Participants for 2024-2025 Class, Celebrates Its Current Participants at Upcoming Graduation

Leadership Kenosha is currently accepting applications for the ’24-’25 cohort, which runs from September through May

By Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce

Established in 1916, the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce is a business and community resource organization that continuously works to serve and strengthen the Kenosha Area.

KENOSHA, WI— March 14, 2024— Leadership Kenosha is a professional development program that connects participants to community organizations, issues, and leaders, building their network while developing essential leadership skills. Through a series of monthly meetings, participants engage in leadership and community stewardship training by exploring segments of the Kenosha County community such as local government, law enforcement, human services, health care, education, business and economy, and nonprofit organizations. In addition to attending monthly sessions, participants research and complete a community service team project to apply practical leadership skills, effect change, and enhance awareness of community matters.

Leadership Kenosha is a local, community-based leadership program where participants have the opportunity to explore must-have skills, including conflict management, communication, relationship building, problem-solving and equitable practices.

The group will gather on Thursday, May 15th to celebrate its current cohort. Leadership Kenosha alumni and the community at large are welcome to attend to celebrate these leaders and learn more about the program. The 2023-24 Leadership Kenosha Graduating Class includes:

“Just when you think you know all about Kenosha, there’s more to learn!” says Amber Elizabeth, LK Steering Committee Chairperson and 2020 program graduate. “On top of that, participants make new connections with people and organizations. I’m so grateful for my Leadership Kenosha experience and I’ve stayed involved because I love spreading the word about this valuable community leadership program!”

Individuals can apply to be a part of Leadership Kenosha and learn more about the upcoming graduation ceremony (sponsorships and tickets available) at www.leadershipkenosha.com or contact the Chamber of Commerce at info@kenoshaareachamber.com. The deadline to apply for the upcoming cohort is June 15.

About the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce: Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce is celebrating over 105 years of service to the business community, with a mission to provide opportunities to engage and connect our Members with the greater community and promote a culture where people and business succeed.

About Leadership Kenosha: The Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with University of Wisconsin-Parkside and a consortium of dedicated community leaders, presents Leadership Kenosha with the goal of supporting existing and emerging leaders in their leadership journeys, helping participants develop inclusive leadership by exploring must-have skills, including conflict management, communication, relationship building and problem-solving and equitable practices. Participants discover real-world leadership truths, explore what it takes to be an agent of change, and expand their involvement in community matters while executing a team project in coordination with a local nonprofit or business partner.

Contact: David Strash, President/CEO
(262) 925-3160 | dave@kenoshaareachamber.com