Blandin Foundation's Community Leadership Program Paying off in Two Harbors
Sunday, July 21, 2019
“I think there’s a hope and an optimism in Two Harbors that came from many different things, but one is the Blandin Foundation invested a lot in the community leadership program over five years ago. That partnership has been a big deal for us,” Swanson said.
A member of the third cohort of participants in Blandin’s leadership series, Swanson believes the program helped synthesize good ideas and hone leadership skills.
With an infusion of new leaders throughout the city, county and business community, Swanson says new people have energized the discussion on community growth. He also credits the city for undertaking a massive capital improvement plan. It’s infusing millions of dollars into the city’s roads, adding to the energy.
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