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Leadership Savannah application period extended
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Applications for the 2014-2015 Leadership Savannah Class are currently being accepted. The deadline to submit an application for the one-year class has changed from Friday, June 13 to Friday, June 27.

Leadership Savannah "seeks to inspire individual leadership growth by providing learning experiences that lead to a better understanding of our community and preparation for meeting community challenges of the present and future."

The 2014-2015 class will be limited to 42 people. The selections committee is seeking representation from a cross-section of the community. These leaders and potential leaders will be active in business, education, the arts, religion, government, community-based organizations and ethnic and minority groups and will reflect the diversity of the community. Applicants must have the full support of their organization or corporation they represent.

Sessions are expected to begin in September 2014 and conclude in June 2015. Applicants will be expected to attend all of the sessions in order to graduate. All applicants must go through selections and full program fees will be $2,500, with a limited number of $1,000 scholarships available based on need.

To apply go to and click on the Apply. or more information contact Margaret Mary Russell at or call 912.644.6432.