Greater Easley and Powdersville News


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6/1/2021 Press Release
Leadership Pickens County Graduates Class XXX

On May 20, twenty-three local leaders graduated as members of Leadership Pickens County (LPC) Class XXX at the Clemson University Outdoor Lab. Established in 1991, LPC is sponsored by the chambers of commerce in Pickens County and provides a framework of experiences for local leaders to become more informed and actively involved in the decision-making processes of their community. LPC consists of an opening retreat followed by nine full-day sessions that address areas of leadership skills, diversity, education, government, healthcare, community service, economic development, and tourism/recreation. The program is open to anyone who lives or works in Pickens County. 

Graduates of LPC Class XXX include: Jim Abbott (Salvation Army of Pickens County), Lesley Birckbichler (Pickens County Advocacy Center), Croslena Broadwater-Johnson (Tri-County Technical College), Nikki Carter (First Citizens Bank), Shelby Dickard (Dream Center of Pickens County), Adria Earwood (Park National Bank), Sydney Farthing (VISIT CLEMSON), April Hendricks (Keller Williams Real Estate), Stephanie Howard (Pickens County Library System), Jeremy Johnson (AnMed Health-Cannon Hospital), Kyle Jones (Jones Assurance Property Management), Kim Keller (Pickens County Library System), Kevin King (City of Easley Fire Department), John Knox (Frist Citizens Bank), Samantha Kurnyavka (TD Bank), Kasey Liner (5 Point Church), Katherine Mayo (YMCA of Easley, Pickens & Powdersville), Amanda McGinty (State Farm Insurance-Amanda McGinty Agency), Dana Rutland (Prisma Health – Baptist Easley Hospital), Patricia Thatcher (City of Easley), Philip Trotter (City of Pickens), Lisa Turnick (Greater Pickens Chamber of Commerce), and Traci Weisner (Rock Springs Baptist Church).

For LPC program information, please call the Easley Chamber at 864-859-2693.