8/7/17 – Beaver Dam residents who live or work in the city are encouraged to sign-up for a program that prepares the next generation of community leaders. Leadership Beaver Dam is molded after other leadership programs from the state but their focus is on the local community. The full day classes meet from September through May on the second Wednesday of every month. Board of Directors Chairman, a alumni, Joel Winter says they have had a wide variety of individual’s signup over the years including leaders of various industries such as Wal-Mart and Kraft Heinz. There is a $550 entry fee to participate, which includes lunches, program materials, all fees associated with transportation, tours, speakers, and presentations. Winter says the nine-segment class will cover many different aspects of the community. He says they point out all the great things in the community as well as areas for improvement were members can get involved. The deadline to register is August 15. Applications can be found at the Chamber or on their website at www.beaverdamchamber.com. For more information call 920-887-8879.