Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau July & August 2017 13 Session #5 Thursday, Nov. 30 Celebration Luncheon, Friday, Dec. 8, 11:45 a.m. You are required to attend the Opening Retreat, all program sessions and the Celebration Luncheon. The sessions run from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. TUITION Courtesy of the Kansas Leadership Center. • Applicants will be notified of acceptance or non- acceptance within two weeks of the deadline. ATTENDANCE The 2017 schedule is as follows: Opening Retreat Thursday, Sept. 21, and Friday, Sept. 22, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Session #1 Thursday, Oct. 5 Session #2 Thursday, Oct. 19 Session #3 Thursday, Nov. 2 Session #4 Thursday, Nov. 16 If accepted into the Leadership Emporia program, you or your company/organization will be responsible for the tuition fee of $350, which covers all costs including materials, meals, and refreshments associated with the sessions. The fee is due prior to the first session. Please do not send payment with your application. You will be invoiced upon acceptance into the program. A limited amount of scholarship funds are available. The Selection Committee will attempt to award these funds based on need. If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please contact the Chamber of Commerce for a scholarship application. Late scholarship applications will be denied. APPLICATION: http://emporiakschamber.org/leadership-emporia/ Your application must be signed and received by 5 p.m., August 11, 2017.