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Leadership Golden Strip Kicks Off Class 3 with 16 Strong Current & Emerging Leaders!

Leadership Golden Strip Kicks Off Class 3 with 16 Strong Current & Emerging Leaders! 

Fountain Inn, SC- Leadership Golden Strip, a year long, collaborative leadership program of the Greater Mauldin, Simpsonville Area, and Fountain Inn Chambers, launched Class #3 on January 24th with a mixer, and a full day of team building on the 25th at the Mauldin Cultural Center. The mission of Leadership Golden Strip is to educate and inspire a diverse group of current and emerging leaders to create collaborations and partnerships to impact the community needs of the Upstate of South Carolina.

The class meets monthly, engaging in Activities and Information Sessions designed to educate the participants about their communities, infrastructure, arts, culture, history, education, healthcare and local & state government. The Class will take trips to the Fountain Inn Museum,
 Simpsonville Arts Center, the Inland Port and the State House. 

Leadership Golden Strip Class #3

Jarrod Covington - Prisma Health Family YMCA
Terry Douglas - Retired Attorney
Brittany Hilbert - Pinnacle Financial Partners
Genelle Landrum - Founders Federal Credit Union
Monnie Whitson - Greenville Technical College, Brashier Campus
Aksell Pupo - Fitesa
Consquela Thomas - ZF Transmissions
Samuel Flint - Mt. Zion Baptist Church
Chase Brewington - Countybank
Tammie Wilson - TSA Choice
McKenzie Speed - Pelham Medical Center
Adam Haymond - RE/MAX Moves
Stephan Thomas - Correll Insurance Group
Melissa Woods - City of Fountain Inn 
Erica Peden - United Community Bank
James (JR) Charles - City of Mauldin

LGS Class 3 will complete a group project designed to enhance the Golden Strip Community before graduation in late fall 2023. Previous projects include the Fountain Inn Splashpad, the Simpsonville Sensory Playground, and the Fit Trails. The next cohort will begin in January 2024.

For more information about sponsorship opportunities or participation please contact the Chamber Executives over Leadership Golden Strip at the Mauldin, Simpsonville or Fountain Inn Chambers of Commerce. Thanks to the Rotary Club of Simpsonville for their support. 

Media Contact: Marnie Schwartz-Hanley- President/CEO 
Fountain Inn Chamber of Commerce
864.862.2586 x12

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