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Leadership Sikeston

Whether you are new to the Sikeston area or have lived here your whole life, Leadership Sikeston will help you discover what is happening in our community and how you can get involved.

Leadership Sikeston is a program designed to empower members of our community with the tools, experiences and network to become our future leaders. 

The eight, full day sessions are typically held the second Thursday of each month from March to October. Session layouts may vary but will consist of active panel discussions, educational speakers, exciting tours, and meaningful group interaction. Established community leaders and professionals from area organizations and industry will participate in class sessions with the goal to inspire and provoke new thoughts and ideas.

Space is limited so to be considered for the 2021 Leadership Sikeston Class, applications must be submitted to the Chamber by Wednesday, February 10. Participants will be notified by Friday, February 12. Sessions will begin on Thursday March 11.

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To learn more, watch this video from two Leadership Sikeston Class of 2020 participants.

Sikeston Young Professionals

Sikeston Young Professionals is a collective of business professionals, ages 21-45ish, who are interested in and focused on the betterment of ourselves and the Sikeston Region.

SYP Kick-Off Mixer

  • Thursday, February 18
  • Drop-In from 4-6pm
  • Clinton Building

SRC Ambassadors

An Ambassador acts as the public relations arm of the Chamber by attending and working at various Chamber functions and events; staying informed and participating in the programs and projects of the Chamber; relating these programs and projects to members of the business community.

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SOAR

(Students Observing Area Resources)

SOAR is an engaging program developed specifically for Sikeston High School students to realize potential career opportunities Sikeston has to offer as well as make connections within the community to fulfill a prosperous future.

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ACT WorkReady Community

ACT Work Ready Community Certification is a nationally recognized program used to empower states, regions and counties with data, processes and tools that drive economic growth. Participants are leveraging the ACT® WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate® (NCRC®) to measure and close the skills gap — and building common frameworks that link, align and match their workforce development efforts.

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