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  • Leadership Upson Programs

    The Thomaston-Upson Chamber offers two different leadership programs geared towards the Upson County community; Youth and Adult Leadership Upson.

    Youth Leadership Upson

    The mission of Youth Leadership Upson is to expose selected high school students exhibiting leadership traits to the business, political, and civic working of our community. The group is made up of Seniors, Juniors, and Sophomores that are residents of Upson County and who have demonstrated outstanding leadership skills in their school, church, and community. Each student is selected for a one-year school term and to successfully complete the program, a student must attend each scheduled class.

    Youth Leadership Applications are closed and will reopen in August 2023.

     

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    CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE YOUTH LEADERSHIP UPSON FACEBOOK PAGE.

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      Team Building at NorthRidge Church
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      Ready to go into the OR at URMC
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      The new Da Vinci Surgical Robot
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      Touring the Thomaston BioRefinery
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      Thomaston Upson Archives tour
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      Learning Economic Development from Taylor Smith and Jared Huckaby
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      Pettigrew-White-Stamps House
  • Adult Leadership Upson

  • Adult Leadership Upson is a comprehensive, results-oriented leadership development program administered by the Thomaston-Upson Chamber of Commerce.

    The program is designed to inspire and prepare graduates to be active and effective leaders in the Upson County community through the following:

    Education - Stimulating monthly programs held in locations throughout Upson County provide participants with insight on, and understanding of, a variety of important community issues.

    Networks - Strong networks of valuable relationships are developed as participants who are selected to represent a variety of occupations and professional interests interact regularly during a retreat and other social activities.

    Involvement - In-depth community-oriented projects provide a unique opportunity to increase community awareness, develop interpersonal skills and contribute to the community's progress.

    Personal Enrichment - Special skills sessions result in increased self-esteem and self-confidence. Participants also earn leadership credentials upon completion of the program. Successful completion requires an investment of time and energy. A sincere commitment will prove beneficial to the participant and the community.

  • Adult Leadership Upson

    Tour Photos

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      Dropping off pills that have expired so that they do not get into the wrong hands!
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      Finished up tour with the Sheriff Dan Kilgore
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      Listening in with Magistrate Judge Jan Streetman
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      Met with Upson County Commissioner Jason Tinsley, Judge Streetman, Coroner James George & Sprewell Bluff Park Manager Sarah
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      Met with IDA Director Kyle Fletcher
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      Had to take a break at The Gathering Grounds in Thomaston
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      Flying in the air at the Airport
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      Thanks to Mitch Ellerbee at the T-U County Airport for driving us around the airport on Aug 19.
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      Just for giggles! It had been a long day!
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      Auchumpkee Creek Covered Bridge
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      Auchumpkee Creek Covered Bridge
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      Thomaston-Upson Archives
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      Thomaston-Upson Archives
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      Pettigrew White-Stamps House
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      Andrews Chapel One Room School House
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      Sprewell Bluff Park Fun
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      Skipping Rocks at Sprewell Bluff Park
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      Johnston's Pecan Orchard
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      Pecan Orchard
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      Upson County Livestock
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      Upson County Livestock
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      SSS Farms with Marcus South
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      His faithful dog child Bella
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      SSS Farms
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      Turkey Creek
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      Interfor
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      Chief Manufacturing
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      DART
  • Adult Leadership Applications are closed and will reopen in August 2023.

    Click here to view the Adult Leadership Application

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