By Mary Whitton/Special to ETR

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2012-2013 Leadership Longview program.

Celebrating its 31st year in September, Leadership Longview is a leadership development program sponsored by the Longview Chamber of Commerce. Since 1982, LL has provided opportunities for people to improve their professional skills, learn about the Longview community, and serve as community leaders.

The program’s mission is to strengthen and transform the Longview community through a program of leadership development, community study and involvement.

The LL curriculum educates class members about vital issues that affect our community while developing the leadership and stewardship tools to address those issues and motivate others.


Leadership Longview is all about learning about your community and improving your professional skills through leadership development training,” said Mary Whitton Community Development Director, Leadership Longview.



The program runs from September to April each year.

Interested individuals should contact the Longview Chamber of Commerce at 903.237.4000 or Mary Whitton, Community Development Director, at

Applications are also online at

Application deadline is Friday, July 20th.