Opelika Chamber employee received statewide scholarship this week


Special to the
Opelika Observer

The Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, announced that Mackenzie Kayler of the Opelika Chamber of Commerce is one of five individuals across Alabama to receive a State Partnership Scholarship in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama. The scholarship is awarded to first-year Institute attendees who were chosen based on qualifications set by the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama in conjunction with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation program.
Since its commencement in 1921, the institute program has been educating tens of thousands of association, chamber, and other nonprofit leaders on how to build stronger organizations, better serve their members and become strong business advocates. Each of the scholarship recipients will attend one of the institute’s four sites in 2020. Graduates will receive the IOM recognition, signifying completion of 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management. In addition, participants can earn credit hours toward the Certified Chamber Executive (CCE) or Certified Association Executive (CAE) certifications.
For more information about the scholarship, visit www.uschamberfoundation.org. To learn more about the Opelika Chamber of Commerce, visit www.opelikachamber.com.


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