Leadership Marion County is accepting applications for the series of nine classes which will begin in February 2014.
Classes will meet every other Thursday in various locations within Marion County with one trip to Topeka to meet with state representatives.
The goal of LMC is in developing unity among the communities of the county, identifying current and future leaders, examining issues facing the county and encouraging service at local and county levels.
Applications are available at the Marion County Court?house, Florence City Hall, Goessel City Hall, Hillsboro Library, Tampa State Bank in Tampa or Burns Library.
The deadline to submit applications is Dec. 15.
For more information, call Teresa Huffman, director of Marion County Eco?nomic Development, at 620-382-8830.