2019 Holiday Ornaments Now Available!
The 2018 Leadership Golden holiday ornament depicts a paddler in a kayak on Golden's beautiful Clear Creek, with South Table Mountain in the background. The latest addition to the 37-ornament series was designed by local artist Jesse Crock and is available right now in Golden at Avenue Gifts on Washington Avenue, Creekside Jewelers, and the Visitor's Center.
Everybody who lives here already knows Jesse's work (jessecrockart.com) and for visitors, it's a memorable souvenir of their time in Golden. A work of art for $12!
Sale of the ornaments goes to operating expenses for Leadership Golden which is the only "leadership" program that offers free tuition.
The ornaments, are also available - as long as they don’t sell out — at the at the Golden Visitors' Center on Friday, Nov. 30 - the night of the famous Golden Candlelight Walk.
What is Leadership Golden?
The Leadership Golden program is a series of seminars spanning a nine month period. These seminars facilitate opportunities for participants to increase their knowledge of the relationships between government, education, business, and the community of Golden. Participants have the opportunity to explore options and methods of problem solving with city staff and community leaders in the fields of education, arts, recreation, public finance, city and county government, justice, community responsibility and economic development.
The Leadership Golden program is designed to enhance the abilities of the participants to make a difference. The program educates emerging leaders and volunteers to the realities, opportunities and challenges in Golden, Colorado.