Minneapolis Chamber recognizes 2012 class of Leadership Twin Cities
Application process begins for next year’s class
MINNEAPOLIS, MAY 22, 2012—The Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce recognized 51 graduates from the 2012 class of the Leadership Twin Cities program at its ceremony May 10 and is now taking applications for the class of 2013 until Friday, July 13.
The Leadership Twin Cities program works to inform and inspire future leaders in our community. Throughout the nine-month program, participants learn about the challenges and opportunities facing the community and how they can personally impact the metro area.
“I’m extremely proud of the 2012 class of Leadership Twin Cities,” said Cheri Gengler, director of community programs at the Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce. “They are an amazing group of individuals who are passionate about making our region the best it can be. I can’t wait to see what they have accomplished 10 years from now.”
The program seeks applicants who are interested in learning about issues in the Twin Cities and discussing possible solutions. The program accepts about 50 participants each year from the public, private and nonprofit sectors who share a commitment to community improvement. Past participants include Janeé Harteau, Minneapolis police chief nominee, and Jacquie Berglund, CEO of Finnegan’s.
The Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1881 and works to create strong partnerships to unite and grow member businesses in the Twin Cities. The Chamber serves 1,400 businesses in the 11-county metro area and focuses on public policy, economic development and member services. More information about the Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce is available at www.minneapolischamber.org.