Sunday, April 27, 2014

FCDC Anounces Applications Available for Odego Class

“Odegeo. . . Leadership for Fillmore County”

Now Accepting Applications for the 2014-2015 Class

The Fillmore County Development Corporation (FCDC) Leadership Committee met on Monday for planning of the 2014-2015 “Odegeo. . .Leadership for Fillmore County” program that will being in September.  Applications are available now.

The mission of the leadership program is to identify, educate and develop leaders within Fillmore County.  The Program began in 1994 and has had over 200 graduates.

The class meets nine times a year beginning in September to develop an awareness of the Fillmore County community by examining the major systems that contribute to patterns of life in the area.  The Introductory class is an evening session and the following eight session are day long sessions and cover Fillmore County history, government, energy, education, health and human services, agriculture, business and industry, law enforcement, and leadership skills.

The Leadership Committee is looking for individuals who are willing to commit both time and energy toward involvement in the community and have a desire for personal growth opportunities.  The committee makes a conscious effort to select participants from the Fillmore County area who represent a cross section of the population in terms of gender, age, occupation and communities.  Class size is limited to 16 participants.

More information about the program and the application is available on the FCDC website  A person may also email Patt at with questions or to request an application.  Applications are due July 15th.


Partial scholarships may be available for self-employed business owners, stay at home parents, or retired persons. 

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