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Leadership Yancey County

What is Leadership Yancey County?

Leadership Yancey County teaches participants about everything Yancey County has to offer.  It is a seven month program with monthly class sessions that will equip future community leaders with the knowledge and ability to take Yancey County into the future.

What will I learn?

You will find out about Yancey County Education, Industry, Health & Human Services, Small Business, Tourism, Parks & Recreation, Agriculture, and County & City Government.  

What is the cost?

The $200 admission fee covers your transportation and meals for all sessions as well as materials and graduation.  A limited number of $50 scholarships are available first come, first served.



Oct. 20 - Intro & Team Building

Nov. 17 - Small Business

Dec. 15 - City & County Govt.

Jan. 19 - Industry

Feb. 16 - Health & Human Svcs.

Mar. 16 - Education

Apr. 20 - Tourism/Parks

May 18 - Agriculture

June 13 - Graduation





Leadership Yancey County is a cooperative effort by the Burnsville-Yancey Chamber of Commerce, Yancey County Cooperative Extension, and Yancey County Economic Development.