Friday, September 26, 2014

The Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce & Partners Announce New Class for Nonprofit Board Leadership Program

UTICA – The Greater Utica Chamber Nonprofit Board Leadership Program is a series of seminars adopted from the Partnership for Nonprofit Enterprise Excellence. The Greater Utica Chamber Nonprofit Board Leadership partners; Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, and The United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area, have joined together to assist nonprofit organizations in facing today’s many challenges. The most important area is strengthening board leadership. The program offers, at no charge, a series of seminars designed for board leaders. Over an eight-month period, beginning in October, participants will explore a number of governance topics with subject matter experts and their peers. The syllabus has been carefully designed to provide them with the knowledge and tools to more effectively lead their boards. The sessions will take place on a Wednesday once a month, from October through June, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, 12 Rhoads Drive, Utica, New York. This year’s class begins on October 2, 2014. Space is still available for this class. This program enhances the quality of life in the Mohawk Valley by strengthening nonprofits, promoting civic engagement, sharing information and building knowledge. For more details, please contact the Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce by calling 724-3151 or by email at ### Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization comprised of business and business-oriented members dedicated to the development of a prosperous economic climate that will enhance commercial growth and the quality of life for all who reside in the Greater Utica Area.