Leadership Academy setting 2018 classes

Huntington County residents who want to develop their leadership skills are invited to take part in the 2018 Huntington County Adult Leadership Academy.

The series begins Jan. 17 and continues through May 30.

Academy graduates will be equipped to serve in leadership roles in community organizations.

During the program, they will become familiar with Huntington County and learn details of local economic development, education, government and diversity. They will also identify their leadership styles and learn communication and conflict resolution skills, while learning how to get involved in the community and specifics of serving on non-profit boards.

Most of the 11 sessions will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Applications are being accepted through Dec. 27 at www.huntingtoncou ntyleadershp.org or at Purdue Extension Huntington County, 1340 S. Jefferson St., Huntington.

The leadership academy is sponsored by Huntington County Leadership Inc. and Purdue Extension.