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Vision 20/40: Leadership graduates inaugural class

WILLMAR -- Vision 20/40: Leadership celebrated the graduation of its inaugural class of 2015 on June 12 at the Life Science Auditorium on the MinnWest Technology Campus. The celebration honored 26 individuals from throughout the Willmar lakes are...

WILLMAR - Vision 20/40: Leadership celebrated the graduation of its inaugural class of 2015 on June 12 at the Life Science Auditorium on the
MinnWest Technology Campus. The celebration honored 26 individuals from throughout the Willmar lakes area who completed the program.
Vision 20/40: Leadership also recognized Jennie-O Turkey Store and University Minnesota Extension who contributed to Vision 20/40: Leadership’s scholarship fund. University Regent Dean Johnson of Willmar presented the commencement address.
Vision 20/40: Leadership is a Vision 2040 Initiative.
This advanced leadership education and development program began in January and was held in communities around Kandiyohi County.
The program provides in-depth education to participants on a variety of topics, which include but are not limited to group facilitation, civic engagement, emotional intelligence, conflict management, cultural intelligence and visionary leadership.
Sessions included classroom education as well as opportunities to practice and develop the skills learned. Content was presented by educators from University of Minnesota Extension’s Center for Community Vitality.
Vision 20/40: Leadership also announced the launch of its 2016 program.
Interested individuals are encouraged to apply for the 2016 class, which will begin in September. Applications are available through the Vision 2040 website or by emailing leadership@willmarlakesarea2040.com .
For more information, call Christy Kallevig, program coordinator, at 320-444-5304 or via email at leadership@willmarlakesarea2040.com .

Related Topics: KANDIYOHI COUNTY
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