Clear Lake, Iowa

Lake Leadership

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Name: Lake Leadership
Date: September 20, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT
Event Description:
Lake Leadership is a series of nine monthly sessions designed to educate civic minded individuals about Clear Lake. It provides a behind-the-scenes opportunity to learn more about your community. You will also network with your peers, and complete a community impact project.

September 20- Orientation Luncheon. Learn more about the upcoming 7 class sessions and meet your class members. It will also provide a forum for you to begin thinking about a community project.
October 18 – Economic Development and Finance Day – Our first program starts off with a tour of the Mason City airport and plane rides around Clear Lake (weather permitting).  Talk with staff of the North Iowa Corridor Economic Development Corporation, and learn about the area’s banking system.
November 15 – Education Day – You will tour local education and support facilities as will as discuss today’s education issues with Clear Lake school administration and staff. Don’t forget about extra -curricular activities; we will also take a look at these facilities. A class picture will be taken this day also.
December 20 –Health & Recreation Day – You will visit local health care institutions and get a first- hand look at the health services and hear from our City’s Park & Recreation Department and DNR.
January  – Business, Industry and Media Day – You will learn about Clear Lake’s businesses and industries, including a tour of one of our major businesses. In addition, you will see behind the scenes at our local media service companies.
February  – City and County Government Day – You will visit the County Law Enforcement Center, Court House, Clear Lake Fire Station, Police Station, and City Hall and speak to lead representatives from these organizations.
March  – City and County History Day – You will spend the day learning about the unique and colorful history of our community, sprinkled with gems about our County history.
April  – Agriculture Day - You will tour area farming operations and learn how progressive our agriculture really is.
May  – Graduation Luncheon - You will receive your class photo, certificate of completion and hear from a guest speaker, as well as report on the completion of your class community project.
Locations vary.  At orientation you will receive  your class schedule.
Date/Time Information:
The session runs September to May on the third Wednesday of the month from approximately 8am-4pm.
Contact Information:
 tuition includes lunches and snacks at all 9 sessions.  Non-member rate available as space allows.
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