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Foundation of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce

1001 Baltimore Pike
Ste. 9LL
Springfield, PA 19064
USA

(M) (703) 963-4292

Mike Morgan, Chair, Foundation of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
(M) (703) 963-4292

Mission

The mission of the Foundation of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce (FDCCC) is to \\\"advance business, leadership, and education” (ABLE), while recognizing that youth are the leaders of tomorrow.

Description

The core programs of the Foundation - Leadership Delaware County (formerly-known-as the Business Leadership Academy (BLA) of the Foundation of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce (FDCCC)), Youth Leadership Academy (YLA), and Career Awareness - have enabled many individuals to contribute their talents to make our community thrive.

Programs

1. Leadership Delaware County

Target Audience: Adult
Average Size: 20 - 30
Tuition: $1000 - $1500

Leadership Delaware County, formally-known-as the Business Leadership Academy (BLA) of the Foundation of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce (FDCCC)), runs from September to June. Through a series of nine interactive sessions led by top professionals in a variety of fields, participants develop their leadership skills while learning about their community and issues facing Delaware County. Graduates will be recognized in Harrisburg at a Delaware County legislative reception. Established in 1989 and with more than 350 distinguished alumni, the program lays a foundation for the importance and significance of service to the community. Alumni hold County, State and Federal elected positions, lead non-profit organizations, corporations, or are small business owners.

2. Youth Leadership Academy

Target Audience: Youth
Average Size: 20 - 30
Tuition: Free

The Foundation of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce (FDCCC), Delaware County Workforce Development Board, and Youth Council are proud to sponsor the Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) for Delaware County high school sophomores. This program will provide an outstanding opportunity for area 10th graders to meet and work with local business, government, non-profit, and media leaders. Our goal is to celebrate student achievement and the power of leadership, as well as to encourage Delaware County high school sophomores to become better prepared to take on future leadership opportunities. Our future depends so much on the next generation of individuals who are willing to accept the challenge. Throughout the Academy, interactive sessions will address a variety of topics, including Business Leadership, Working with the Media, Government/Political, and Non-Profit Leadership.

3. Career Awareness

Target Audience: Youth
Average Size: More than 50
Tuition: Free

Career Awareness via career fair for high school students in Delaware County in November and career presentations at middle schools in Delaware County in November.

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