Leadership McDuffie has reached a significant milestone by commencing its 20th class.
Members of Leadership McDuffie's Class of 2009 include PJ Alderman, Tony Amerson, Hazel Battle, Donna Branch, Sherrika Brown, Percival Galloway, Robert Hall, Tim McEnery, Angie Roberts, Hope Rogers, Sheron Rutkowski, Miriam Smith, Lynda Stewart and Pam Yates.
The class kicked off with a two-day retreat held at Hickory Knob State Park in January. Last week, they visited the Georgia Resource Center in Atlanta as well as the capitol.
The Leadership McDuffie Program, sponsored by the Thomson-McDuffie Chamber of Commerce, provides a forum for its participants to learn about the challenges and opportunities in McDuffie County as well as identifying, recognizing and developing leaders in our area. For more information about the program, call the Chamber of Commerce at 706-597-1000.