Natchez Chamber now taking applications for 2024 Leadership Natchez Class

Published 5:15 pm Wednesday, January 31, 2024

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NATCHEZ — The Natchez-Adams County Chamber of Commerce is now taking applications for the 2024 Leadership Natchez Class, Chamber President Lyn Fortenbery Jenkins announced during a Downtown Merchants Group meeting on Wednesday.

A total of 15 up-and-coming professionals and leaders will be chosen to participate in 10 sessions that commence in February.

These networking and teamwork-building sessions expose participants to the various businesses and organizations Natchez offers.

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Businesses are encouraged to nominate and sponsor promising future leaders, preferably “someone new to the Natchez area or new to their career,” Jenkins said.

The tuition cost is $700.

The first session is a two-day retreat led by the Stennis Institute of Government at Mississippi State University.

It begins at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, and ends on Thursday, Feb. 29, at 1 p.m.

Applications are due no later than Friday, Feb. 16.

For additional information, contact Ginnie Rogillio at the Chamber office at 601-445-4611.