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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 $100 scholarships are available first come, first served.



Oct. 24 - Intro & City & County Govt.
Nov. 28 - Industry
Jan. 23 - Health & Human Services
Feb. 27 – Education
Mar. 27 - Small Business
Apr. 24 - Tourism/Parks
May 22 - Agriculture
June 12 - Graduation





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

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