News and Notes
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Ryan Burch is a junior at Central High School and is one of the students in Leadership Springfield Academy Class 26. Ryan shared his reflections from what he has gained from being involved in Leadership Springfield Academy so far & what it was like to be part of the planning for the Business Day program day. His eyes were opened up by the great number of large companies started right here in Springfield & the opportunities they provide for our region.
A special thank you to the Whitlock Company for sponsoring our Business Day.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
The mission of Leadership Springfield is to Inspire, Develop & Connect. Class 30 took this to a whole new level this holiday season while playing Santa to area senior citizens. So proud of them & hoping their kindness inspires others to make a difference in our community.
Friday, December 11, 2015
Our next Leadership Springfield alumni event offers an opportunity to mingle with the incoming Chairman to the Chamber's Board of Directors, Debbie Shantz Hart, The Network and Leadership Springfield Alumni.
As always, your alumni dues will cover the cost of this event, so mark your calendar!
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Area high school students received a lesson in an open business plan taught by the man who wrote the books.
Springfield businessman Jack Stack laid out his rules for success with the Leadership Springfield Academy Class Wednesday, December 2 at the ...
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Many of our Leadership Springfield Signature classes over the years have experienced Public Safety and Criminal Justice program day, but not many got to do all the great things Class 31 got to earlier this month during their day. They got to shoot ...
Friday, November 27, 2015
On November 4th, the youth of Leadership Springfield Academy partook in the Education and Lifelong Learning day. I was lucky enough to serve on the team that planned the day’s events, and the experience is one that I’ll always cherish. ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Dr. Lynne Miller(pictured far right), Principal of Springfield’s Disney Elementary School, spoke to the members of Principals of Leadership Class 3 earlier this fall. She reflected on her experience in the program’s inaugural year and ...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
It’s time once again to renew your alumni membership with Leadership Springfield. We hope you view this membership as an investment – in yourself, in the organization and in the Springfield community. That’s how we on the Board of ...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
One of the many intangibles of being a Leadership Springfield Signature Class alumnus is the opportunity to build relationships across a wide cross-section of our community. I am a graduate of Class XIII (or 13 as they refer to it now) and more than ...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Recently about 30 people gathered at the Chamber for a day-long strategic planning session for Leadership Springfield. The board of directors regularly sets a plan for the year ahead at our retreat each summer, but this was the first time in several ...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Election Day in Springfield is nearly here. Local voters face a number of important decisions next week on April 7, including choosing the next three members of the Springfield Public Schools Board of Education.
Leadership Springfield alumni are ...
Monday, March 2, 2015
Did you know 2014-2015 marks the 30th anniversary of the Leadership Springfield program? This means that for three decades now, area leaders have had the opportunity to be inspired, developed, and connected to become stronger leaders in this ...
Monday, March 2, 2015
Welcome to the new Leadership Springfield website!
We’re excited to have a greatly improved online space that truly reflects the high-quality programs Leadership Springfield offers. I’d like to take you through a quick list of things ...
Monday, November 30, -1
Springfield Fire Chief David Hall was named the 2016 recipient of the O. Franklin Kenworthy Award for Outstanding Leadership June 14 at the annual alumni meeting of Leadership Springfield. Hall was recognized for his service on the Leadership ...