Leadership Durant applications available


Durant, Okla. – Applications are now available for the 2017-2018 class of Leadership Durant.

Leadership Durant, under the umbrella of the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, is for professionals who desire to learn more about their community and develop or further enhance their leadership skills. Individuals exit the class having identified and molded their specific leadership qualities.

The Leadership Durant class begins each July with a reception and is completed in June with graduation. The class meets for one day each month with the exception of December. They participate in activities ranging from team building exercises to visiting and meeting area media, city, council and state officials. They also tour area schools, hospitals, major employers and other areas of interest such as museums and the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City. Additional activities and fundraisers are scheduled throughout the year to help raise money to donate to a deserving non-profit organization of that class’ choice. Leadership Durant also volunteers for various events and organizations throughout the year.

Applications for Leadership Durant are available at the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce located at 215 N 4th Avenue or online here

Applications are due June 15, 2017.

Participants of Leadership Durant and their employers must commit to time and effort of the program in order for it to be most effective. Former class members include vice presidents of banks, business owners, teachers, managers, professors, attorneys, administrative personnel and more.

For more information on Leadership Durant, please contact the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce at 580-924-0848.