For Immediate Press Release: July 12, 2021
Contact: Sally Yablonsky, Interim President & CEO
Tioga County Chamber of Commerce,
Tioga County Chamber of Commerce Announces 2022 Leadership Tioga Program
Owego, NY – The Tioga County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the Leadership Tioga program is accepting applications for its class of 2022. “Leadership Tioga has had well over 300 graduates since the program started in 1998,” Sally Yablonsky, Interim Tioga County Chamber of Commerce President and CEO stated. “We are very eager to see what fresh perspectives the class of 2022 brings.”
Leadership Tioga is committed to inspiring and connecting participants to services in our community by promoting personal growth, leadership development, networking, and skill building.
Sarah A. Darling, Sr. Real Estate Lending Underwriter for Chemung Canal and Trust Company, and Sarah is the Advisory Committee Chair of Leadership Tioga and is thrilled to have Abbey Ortu Hendrickson join us as a Facilitator and partner for the coming year. “Abbey is the perfect fit to kick off our exciting new program for 2022. Please consider joining us as we educate, inform, and empower participants for future leadership roles in Tioga County.”
Abbey Ortu Hendrickson works for Tioga County Economic Development & Planning as a Community Development Specialist. She grew up in Owego, attending Newark Valley Central schools. Abbey is the past Executive Director of the Discovery Center and the Tioga Arts Council. She earned her Master’s Degree at the University of Buffalo and Bachelor’s degree at SUNY Brockport. She lives in the Village of Newark Valley with her family and their menagerie of pets.
The sessions are held at various locations throughout the County and will give participants the opportunity to learn more about what Tioga County has to offer. Dynamic speakers will discuss topics ranging from volunteerism, performance management, public safety, and human services, to name just a few. The Program offers one 2.5 hour morning class per month, beginning in January and ending in November.
Tuition for the 11-month certification program is $300 if paid by 12/6/21 and $350 thereafter. The application deadline is December 31, 2021, and the first session will be held in January 2022.
Please contact the Tioga Chamber at 607-687-2020 or by email at email@example.com for a complete schedule and registration forms.
2022 Leadership Tioga
Certification Program Application
Cell Phone__________________________ ___ Text Yes No
US Citizen? ___________
Please list any organizations or groups you have been involved with:
Please list any personal achievements, projects or honors you are proud of:
What do you hope to gain from this program?
Attendance for this certification program is very important. We understand things do happen. Please contact the facilitator if you are unable to make a class.
Tuition for the certification program is $300 if paid before 12/6/21 and $350 thereafter. Tuition is due prior to first class and is non-refundable.
Who will be paying for your tuition? Employer/Sponsor_______ Self_______
Signature of Participant Date Signature of Employer/Sponsor if Applicable
Applications are due by December 31, 2021. Please make checks payable to Leadership Tioga. Application and payment can be mailed to the Tioga County Chamber of Commerce, 1 Sheldon Guile Blvd., Owego, NY 13827. Please contact the Chamber with any questions at 607-687-2020 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.