Chamber accepting leadership applicants

The Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce leadership program started training people to become business and community leaders in 1996. More than 320 participants have completed the course.

Applications are now being accepted for Leadership Elk River 2017-2018.

The program meets from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. the second Friday of each month from September through June. Member cost is $400 for the nine-month program.

Application deadline is Aug. 15. Details are online at