Local 11th graders encouraged to apply for Youth Leadership Baldwin program


The program is approaching 25 years old, and it boasts roughly 300 graduates.

Now, the Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce is looking for its newest Youth Leadership Baldwin (YLB) class.

Included are numerous field trips and networking events, including the annual visit to the state capitol each winter while the General Assembly is in session.

"The participants meet once a month for 8 months and each session covers a different topic, such as Public Safety, Healthcare, Local Government, Industry, Interviewing Skills and much more," according to a Chamber press release. "The program’s goal is to teach students leadership skills, increase their social and professional network and create community awareness, so they have a better understanding of the community resources, opportunities, issues and other factors influencing Baldwin County’s future."

Any Baldwin County 11th grader can apply online BY CLICKING HERE or by calling the Chamber to get a paper application at 478-453-9311.

Pictured above are more recent graduates of the YLB program.

The YLB program is conducted under the direction of the Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce and is designed for high school juniors in Baldwin County who want to develop their leadership skills, broaden their network and make an impact in their community," according to the press release.

For additional information, please contact Jennifer Greer at 478-453-9311 or email at jgreer@milledgevillega.com 

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