“Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away!” Dr. Seuss
As we wind down, or is that wind up, in the lead up to the festive season, I would like to share with you the outcomes from this year’s graduating Community Leaders. I am always thrilled to be travelling this vast state of ours attending Regional Community Leadership Program graduations. During these events, I am reminded of the great Dr. Seuss who had a wonderful way of words none more so than the quote above.
As community leaders, you are off to great places and now that you have graduated you are off and away. We often tell you that your leadership journey has only just commenced and we certainly look forward to hearing and seeing the positive difference you are making in your communities.
I would need to write a very lengthy book to demonstrate the impact you have had during the year, I am dedicating this blog to the class of 2016 whose impact will be felt for many years to come.
Our programs have an amazing ability to bring out the best in people and I am constantly astounded at the insights our graduates have had during the year.
Below is a summary of the Class of 2016:
- 230 graduates (we now have over 3200 graduates across the state)
- 70+ community projects
- 90 Regional Locations visited
- Canberra and Melbourne Study Tours
- 13 – 2016 Graduates ran for Council with 7 elected
Let me share with you a few community projects I had the pleasure of hearing about
“How did it get so late so soon?
It’s night before it’s afternoon.
December is here before it’s June.
My goodness how the time has flewn.
How did it get so late so soon?” Dr. Seuss
Chat with you in 2017. Regards Kat