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Register now for Learn2Lead

October 28, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Center for Rural Development
2292 U.S. 27
Somerset, KY 42501
$20 per person
The Center for Rural Development

Lake Cumberland Rheumatology, Dr. Timothy Lonesky and Dr. Scott Lewis, in partnership with The Center for Rural Development, Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce, and Alton Blakley, invite you to participate in L2:  Learn-Lead – a unique leadership development program that will be simulcast around the globe.  This program is designed to help you learn how to open up doors of opportunity and expand your influence as your community’s next generation of leaders.

You will learn from world renowned leadership experts John C. Maxwell, Linda Kaplan Thaler, and Tim Sanders on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at The Center for Rural Development.

Joe Neikirk

Joe Neikirk


As part of the live, on-site programming, Joe Neikirk, a certified John C. Maxwell coach, speaker and trainer, will provide on-site instruction to participants and facilitate Q & A.  Joe has traveled extensively around the world with Maxwell Team Equip conducting leadership seminars in developing nations and has consulted with education organizations, auto manufacturing companies, financial institutions, and drug/alcohol programs.



Register online for L2: Learn-Lead leadership program and receive practical tips you can implement immediately to grow influence as a leader.  The partners for this event are able to bring you this world-class programming at a significantly reduced rate of $20 per person.  You won’t want to miss this opportunity to develop the leader in you and in others!

Program Partners are: Lake Cumberland Rheumatology, The Center for Rural Development and Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce.

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This training program is brought to you by the following sponsors:

Platinum Sponsors: Alton Blakley Family of Dealerships, iHeartMedia

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Gold Sponsor: Lamar Advertising


Silver Sponsor: Campbellsville University, Somerset Education Center


For more information or questions, contact Laura Glover, director of sales and events at The Center, at 606-677-6000 or email [email protected].

 L2 Speakers

John Maxwell

John Maxwell

John C. Maxwell is a #1 New York Times best-selling author, coach and speaker who has sold more than 24 million books in 50 languages. Often called America’s #1 leadership authority, Maxwell was identified as the most popular leadership expert in the world by Inc. magazine in 2014. And he has been voted the top leadership professional six years in a row on




Linda Kaplan Thaler

Linda Kaplan Thaler

Linda Kaplan Thaler is responsible for some of America’s most famous, relevant and touching advertising campaigns in the industry. She serves as chairman of Publicis Kaplan Thaler, a fully-integrated advertising agency with digital, social and technology at its core. She is the best-selling co-author of The Power of Small: Why Little Things Make All the Difference, and The Power of Nice: How to Conquer the Business World with Kindness.




Tim Sanders

Tim Sanders

Tim Sanders is an Internet pioneer and former Yahoo executive who advises Fortune 500 executives on leadership, marketing and new media strategies. He has launched companies, built brands and now runs a media services company specializing in business trends, new media and human behavior.  A New York Times best-selling author, Tim has written Love Is the Killer App, The Likeability Factor and Today We Are Rich.