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Leadership Franklin accepting applications for 2015 Class

Business and community leaders are encouraged to apply to community leadership organization
Leadership Franklin, a non-profit community leadership organization dedicated to educating, informing and empowering leaders to improve the quality of life in Franklin and Williamson County, has announced that applications are now being accepted for its 2014-2015 class.  Applications may be downloaded from; the deadline to apply is June 2, 2014.
Participants in Leadership Franklin meet once per month for eight months, for a series of classes aimed at presenting and analyzing a particularly important segment of the community.  Classes focus on the areas of history, government, business, law enforcement, media, education and quality of life.  
Each year’s class is divided into four groups who develop a class project to be presented on graduation day.  Recent class projects include Historic Toussaint L’Overture Cemetery Cell Phone Audio Walking Tour, Stock the Store at the Franklin Housing Authority, Where’s Bucky and Bonnie promotion of the Franklin Park System and the Williamson County Public Library, and working with Middle College Students.
To apply for the 2015 Leadership Franklin class, download an application at Completed applications are due on or before June 2, 2014. Questions regarding the application process may be directed to Paula Harris, Executive Director, at 615.252.4312 ( or Debbie Henry, Associate Director, at 615.628.0264 ( 
Now in its 18th year, Leadership Franklin is funded primarily by business, individual and alumni contributions.  Twenty participants are chosen each year based on commitment to the community, previous participation in community, civic, or professional organizations, and demonstrated leadership in current or previous positions. For more information about the organization, visit

Posted on: 2/13/2014


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