Nominate a Deserving Leader for 2015 Leadership Macon Class

Nominate a Deserving Leader for 2015 Leadership Macon Class

 Do you know an emerging leader that you think should be a part of Leadership Macon? Leadership Macon provides an opportunity for participants to learn about the challenges facing Middle Georgia and encourages them to take on those challenges to improve Macon and Bibb County.    Please go to www.leadershipmacon.org click on the Nominate for 2015 link to complete a nomination form.  Upon nomination, we will send an application to your nominee.  Please contact Lynn Farmer at [email protected] or (478) 621-2017 if you have any questions.Nominations will be accepted until October 15, 2014....
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Alumni Spotlight: Suzanne Beers – Class of 1995

I recently spoke with alumni Suzanne Beers about her year in the Leadership Macon class of 1995.  She said it was a great learning experience for her and that the information presented about Macon was so enlightening.  With her desire to make a difference, she went on to be involved with many other community organizations.  Amazingly, she was expecting her first child during her year in the class.  She had the baby in August of that year and never missed a beat.  Now that’s dedication! At about the same time, Suzanne became a member of The Junior League of Macon and was an active member for 10 years.  During her membership, she held various leadership positions including Treasurer, Provisional Development Chair, Nominating Chair and Project Research Chair.  As Chair of Project Research, she and her committee did extensive research looking for an opportunity in the community where the Junior League could make a major impact with money and volunteers.   As a...
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Alumni Spotlight: Jim McLendon – Class of 1979

I had the pleasure recently to visit with Leadership Macon alumni Jim McLendon who was a member of the very first Leadership Macon class in 1979. In reflecting back to the early days of LM, Jim spoke about how the Leadership Macon concept was formulated mainly by Charlie Jay. The first LM class consisted of monthly meetings in which different community leaders spoke to the group about local community issues. At that time, the meetings were very general and did not delve as deeply into the issues as is the case today. Jim added that while he didn’t know all of his classmates at the beginning of the year, they all became friends and many have stayed in touch over the years. In addition, going through the Leadership Macon class encouraged Jim to be more involved in community activities which has continued for over 30 years! Immediately following his year in Leadership Macon, Jim was asked to be a part of...
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Warren Selby Receives 2010 Hatcher Award

Warren Selby Receives 2010 Hatcher Award

Warren Selby was the recipient of the 2010 Robert F. Hatcher Award  at the graduation ceremony of the Leadership Macon Class of 2010.  The Robert F. Hatcher Award is presented annually in honor of Bob Hatcher, one of the founders of Leadership Macon, to a member who has demonstrated exceptional leadership, community involvement, and professional achievement.  Warren is a graduate of the Leadership Macon Class of 1988. ...
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