Light picked for arts leadership forum
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Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council Executive Director Kathleen Light has been chosen to attend the 2014 Local Arts Agency Executive Leadership Forum this fall in Utah.
According to an announcement from the Arts Council, the program invited only 21 people from the United States and Canada to participate in the forum.
The goal of the program is to encourage long-term thinking, professional growth and personal renewal for the participants.
The forum will take place at the Sundance Resort outside of Provo, Utah.
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