Leadership Michigan Kicks Off Statewide Program in Traverse City

Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Michigan Chamber Foundation

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Leadership Michigan, a
 program of the Michigan Chamber Foundation, kicks off its 2001 program in
 downtown Traverse City April 19 and 20 at the Park Place Hotel.  Thirty
 diverse leaders from corporate, non-profit, and government organizations from
 around the state will begin their eight-month leadership journey in one of
 Michigan's largest tourism destinations.
     The first session features presentations by historian Dr. JoEllen Vinyard
 of Eastern Michigan University and national futurist Ed Barlow.  "The key to
 leadership in the 21st century is alignment," stated Barlow, President of
 Creating the Future, Inc.  "Staying in alignment with the world will be
 characterized by complexity, diversity and pace of change.  Leadership
 Michigan is a program that helps participants develop this leadership
 capacity."
     Leadership Michigan will also tour Traverse City's flourishing downtown
 area and meet with Bryan Crough of the Downtown Development Authority.
     Leadership Michigan is a non-profit leadership development program
 designed for current and emerging leaders to encounter first-hand the critical
 issues facing Michigan.  The program, instituted in 1988 by the Michigan
 Chamber Foundation, offers personal and professional growth opportunities for
 participants through experiential learning and leadership development
 components.
     Leadership Michigan features eight sessions at some of Michigan's largest
 cities between April and December:
     *  April 19 & 20 Orientation / Traverse City
     *  May 17 Government / Lansing
     *  June 21 & 22 Criminal Justice / Jackson
     *  July 12 & 13 Environment / Marquette
     *  September 20 & 21 Education / Kalamazoo
     *  October 11 Health Care / Ann Arbor
     *  November 15 & 16 Economy / Grand Rapids
     *  December 6 & 7 Media / Detroit
 
 

SOURCE Michigan Chamber Foundation
    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Leadership Michigan, a
 program of the Michigan Chamber Foundation, kicks off its 2001 program in
 downtown Traverse City April 19 and 20 at the Park Place Hotel.  Thirty
 diverse leaders from corporate, non-profit, and government organizations from
 around the state will begin their eight-month leadership journey in one of
 Michigan's largest tourism destinations.
     The first session features presentations by historian Dr. JoEllen Vinyard
 of Eastern Michigan University and national futurist Ed Barlow.  "The key to
 leadership in the 21st century is alignment," stated Barlow, President of
 Creating the Future, Inc.  "Staying in alignment with the world will be
 characterized by complexity, diversity and pace of change.  Leadership
 Michigan is a program that helps participants develop this leadership
 capacity."
     Leadership Michigan will also tour Traverse City's flourishing downtown
 area and meet with Bryan Crough of the Downtown Development Authority.
     Leadership Michigan is a non-profit leadership development program
 designed for current and emerging leaders to encounter first-hand the critical
 issues facing Michigan.  The program, instituted in 1988 by the Michigan
 Chamber Foundation, offers personal and professional growth opportunities for
 participants through experiential learning and leadership development
 components.
     Leadership Michigan features eight sessions at some of Michigan's largest
 cities between April and December:
     *  April 19 & 20 Orientation / Traverse City
     *  May 17 Government / Lansing
     *  June 21 & 22 Criminal Justice / Jackson
     *  July 12 & 13 Environment / Marquette
     *  September 20 & 21 Education / Kalamazoo
     *  October 11 Health Care / Ann Arbor
     *  November 15 & 16 Economy / Grand Rapids
     *  December 6 & 7 Media / Detroit
 
 SOURCE  Michigan Chamber Foundation