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A decade of leaders celebrated

April 21, 2011

Post & Mail photo/Becky Hand — The tenth graduating class of Leadership Whitley County celebrated with a program Tuesday evening at Eagle’s Nest Event center. In front from left are Shannon Rouse, Tiffany Murphy, Melinda Wheeler, Tonya Warner, Jayme Dee, Deb Darr, Tina Houser and Marla Fahl. In back, Tammy Nickolson, Mike Dear, Tom LaRue, Cami Herron and Lee Prescott.

COLUMBIA CITY — Leadership Whitley County, in its 10th year in existence, celebrated this milestone at the graduation dinner Tuesday evening at Eagle’s Nest Event Center.
Director Kelley Sheiss has led the servant leadership program throughout its existence with eight-month-long journeys for participants to develop a spirit of servanthood, while finding their place to contribute to their community in leadership roles.
“We’re the lowest overhead non-profit in Whitley County,” said Sheiss, describing their lack of a building or office but adding how they are “mighty in people.”

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