February 17 Will Kick Off Cedar County Leadership Program

Release Date: 

02/09/2009

Contact(s): 

Stephanie Fritz, stephanief@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1021
LYONS, NE - There is still time to register for the first phase of the Learning to Lead in Cedar County Program, which will begin Tuesday, February 17at 6:00 p.m. Kicking off the inaugural meeting will be Jane Armstrong, UNL Extension Educator for Cedar County who will be presenting "Real Colors." This program will help participants gain insight into their own personality and enable them to communicate and work effectively with family members and team members whether in organizations or at their workplaces.
The deadline to register for Phase 1 is February 13. Registrations can be dropped off or mailed to the City of Hartington, Economic Development, 107 West State Street, PO Box 427, Hartington NE 68739.  The registration fee of $15 covers meals and material costs. (Registrants are asked to make checks payable to Hartington Economic Development.)

Wrapping up phase one of the Learning to Lead program will be "Leadership Styles" on Tuesday, March 3, presented by Dr. Anita Hall, UNL Extension Educator from Antelope County. "Knowing the leadership styles for the people around you can be very helpful to understanding how your leadership efforts are going. Also knowing your own leadership style is necessary so that you can facilitate your efforts to the maximum," commented Hall. "This workshop will talk about different leadership styles, how they are demonstrated in our environment and how you can maximize these for your leadership potential."

Future meeting dates are: March 17 (Connecting Generations), March 31 (Collaboration and Networking), April 14 (Conflict Management), April 28 (Entrepreneurial and Innovative Leadership), May 12 (Community Growth Matters), May 26 (Leading Local Economic Development). For more information, contact Carla Becker at devcoor@hartel.net or call 402-254-6357 or Elaine Arens at dearens@hartel.net or call 402-254-6505 or 402-254-3507.  

This project is funded in part by grants from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development and USDA Rural Development administered by the City of Hartington Economic Development, Village of Fordyce, Village of Wynot and the Center for Rural Affairs.

The Center for Rural Affairs is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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