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Meadowlands Chamber Of Commerce Offers Scholarships For LEADS Program

Bergen LEADS class of 2014.
Bergen LEADS class of 2014. Photo Credit: Facebook

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- The Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRC) is offering scholarships to Chamber members who are selected to participate in Bergen LEADS, 10-month learning and leadership program for adults who live or work in Bergen County.

Men and women from the private sector, nonprofit agencies and government organizations, as well as community volunteers, are encouraged to submit an application form, available at www.bergenleads.org .

“In order to grow a strong economy in the greater Meadowlands of Bergen County, we will need dedicated and strong leaders,” Jim Kirkos, CEO of the Meadowlands Chamber said in a statement. “The Bergen LEADS program is the perfect incubator to identify those leaders and the program is a natural extension of our advocacy.”

Tuition for the program is $2,000, but the Meadowlands Chamber will offer $500 scholarships for up to four of its members who are accepted into the Class of 2017.

Applications are due by Sunday, April 10.

MRC members are invited to contact the Chamber at 201-939-0707 for more information about the scholarship opportunity.

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