The Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism recently announced the launch of Leadership Northfield, a newly designed leadership program for people looking to take an active role in helping to shape the future of the Northfield area. A press release states the program will take place one Wednesday morning a month from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 15, 2021 through May 11, 2022, highlighting eight key elements of the community.

"Potential participants will need to complete an application as well as a questionnaire regarding their perceived challenges and opportunities that are facing the Northfield area," the release states. "This information is critical and will assist the committee in determining participant eligibility. The goal is to obtain a wide variety of participants from different backgrounds, industries and skillsets."

Qualifying participants will be chosen by a panel of business leaders from the Chamber Board of Directors. The fee for Leadership Northfield participants is $700 for Chamber members and $1,000 for non-members, which includes, all classes, class materials, lunches, and a graduation ceremony.

Sponsorships are available for any businesses that would like to be part of the program. Email for details.

For full course details and to apply online, visit and complete the questionnaire. The application process is open until July 15.

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