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Leadership Liberty grads recognized
Olga Garrett and Tamara Thorne hold certificates recognizing their graduation from the 2016-2017 Leadership Liberty course on June 23. - photo by Photo provided.

Members of the 2016-2017 Leadership Liberty class graduated and were recognized during a June 23 lunch at Longhorn Steakhouse.

Each graduate received a personalized plaque from Chamber CEO Leah Poole to commemorate the achievement.

The group completed a nine-month session which included team building and leadership skills at the Youth Challenge ropes course on Fort Stewart and tours of various local entities and organizations facilitated by:  

Hinesville City government, Liberty County government, the Liberty County School System, the Liberty Regional Medical Center, Liberty County Health Department, Fort Stewart, Liberty County Development Authority and the Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Graduates are:  Sabrina Reed, Liberty County Development Authority; Tamara Thorn; Olga Garrett, Fort Stewart; Nichole Gaskin, Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors; Sandra Jenkins, Webster University; Brittany Denney, City of Hinesville; Charmette Reed, Community Member; Maria Sowell, Liberty Regional Medical Center; Lindy Blanchard, Coldwell Banker Holtzman, Realtors.

Leadership Liberty’s goal is to shape and mold the future Leaders of Liberty County by informing them of and educating them about the various resources available throughout Liberty County.

The program seeks to inspire positive change in Liberty County through the training of community leaders for public service. The participants are provided with an understanding of the complexities of economic and community development, as well as an appreciation for the rich, cultural heritage of our county.

The Leadership Liberty program provides leadership training and skill-building opportunities as well.

Leadership Liberty is open to anyone who wishes to make a difference in the future of the community, region and state.

Established in 1976, the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to support new and existing business, trade and industry within Liberty County, while increasing the cultural, civic, educational and overall quality of life of its citizens.

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