Leadership Greater Rochester and Youth Leadership Programs

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The mission of the Leadership Greater Rochester Program is to build a broad-based network of community leaders who enhance their leadership abilities and skills through continuing education, shared perspectives and community involvement in order to enable them to work toward solutions in the public interest. LRG offers area businesses or those relocating a chance to become acquainted with the communities and a variety of regional leaders, and employees to make connections and continue their involvement in our area's unique history, needs and activities. 

Contact the Chamber office at 248-651-6700 or info@rrc-mi.com for more detail on joining an upcoming Leadership Greater Rochester class.

2017 - 2018 Leadership Applications are now available please click here.


 Rochester Youth Leadership Retreat

The Mission of the Rochester Youth Leadership Program is to create an experience for youth that fosters leadership, community involvement and civic responsibility in the Greater Rochester Community.

The Vision is to be recognized as the premiere community-centered youth leadership program with a focus on:

  • Community awareness with a servant's heart
  • Leadership for today and tomorrow
  • Proven measurable results

Students will be selected to participate in the program. PROGRAM DATES ARE June of 2018

  • Food will be provided to the attendees, including an award dinner.
  • An informational meeting will take place prior to the event.
  • Students will receive a scholarship to attend. A $50 payment is required with application, but returned upon completion of the retreat.


Leo's Coney Island will select two Junior Grand Marshals (male and female) to be in the Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from among the Rochester Youth Leadership Retreat attendees. 

The role of the Junior Grand Marshal is to be an ambassador for the youth and the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce and Community. A special committee will interview students attending the Rochester Youth Leadership Retreat and make the selection. The winners will be announced during dinner at the Leadership Youth Retreat's conclusion. Each winner will receive a $1,000.00 scholarship. 

Contact the chamber office at 248-651-6700 or email info@rrc-mi.com for more information.