Odegeo...Leadership for Fillmore County is a countywide program available to all residents. The purpose of the program is to identify, educate and develop leaders within Fillmore County. Over the last 20 years there have been 218 graduates.
The next class will began in September 2016. The first session is an evening session followed by eight day-long sessions that are held the third Tuesday of each month, The sessions cover topics from history, tourism, government, law, economic and community development, education, business and agriculture. Class size is limited to 15.
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Calendar for 2016-2017
September 20: 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Orientation Retreat, “Getting to Know Yourself and Each Other”, Leadership Skills
October 18: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
History and Tourism, “A Great Place to Live & Visit”, Leadership Skills
November 15: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Government & Economic/Community Development, Leadership Skills
December 20: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
ABC’s of Education, “Learning Never Stops”
January 17: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Health & Human Services, “ Help Is Available & How to Access It”, Leadership Skills
February 21: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Legislative Day at the Capitol, “Sessions, Tours, and Opinions”
March 21: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Agriculture, “ Fillmore County’s #1 Business”,
April 18: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Business & Industry, “Manufacturing, Service & Retail”, Leadership Skills
May 16: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Legal/Law Enforcement, “Safety, Security & Justice”, Leadership Skills
June 20: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
“Lunch, Recognition & Celebration”
Young Leaders of Fillmore County
The Young Leaders of Fillmore County (YLFC) was formed in the Spring of 2010 in order to help ensure that Fillmore County continues to grow, thrive and be a place where people want to live.
Anyone who lives or works in Fillmore County and is between the ages of 21-38 is welcome.
It is important that all ages of citizens become involved and support the growth of Fillmore County. There are four committees of the YLFC:
Community Relationship Committee
Coordinate events and activities to strengthen county-wide relationships
Provide avenues for involvement in events throught the county
Promote the importance of giving back to the community.
Create and sustain brand awareness
Design all promotion/marketing materials
Create community awareness through marketing
Engage and encouarge new members
Retain current members
Assist in nominating committee chairs
Cooperate with local businesses in developing opportunities for young people
Recruit young people to Fillmore county to live, work and play
Encourage networking through social events
Plan regular social events throughout the county
Inform members of the latest entertainment/events