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Our Past Projects

Leadership Dickson County creates a class service project that benefits the county and focuses on an issue the class feels need to be addressed. See some of our most successful class service projects over the years:

  • The Community Foundation of Dickson County - A foundation that gives grants to local nonprofit organizations out of the interest generated

  • Youth Leadership Dickson County in Cooperation with UT Extension - Represented in Dickson Co. High School and Creek Wood High School

  • Education Edge – A partnership with the school system and local businesses to connect students with jobs. Some of the programs are Character Counts!, Reality Check, Career Day for the Middle Schools, and Job Shadowing.

  • Construction of the Ropes Course at Montgomery Bell State Park – The ropes course was formerly used at the Opening Retreat for new Leadership classes and rented by local businesses.

  • Dickson County Yesteryear through the Renaissance Center – Interviews with seniors in the community capture what Dickson County used to be like. Interviews re-aired on local Channel 19.

  • Assist Humane Society – The class helped clean up the facility and provide foster care to animals.

  • Initiative to bring a YMCA to Dickson County

  • Blankets for the Help Center

  • School Bus Safety Program

  •          Military Assistance Program - In cooperation with              "Families First," the class assisted families of military           units with community needs.

  • Video Promoting Leadership Dickson County

  • Assist Habitat for Humanity

  • Library Books and Career Day for New Directions Academy

  • Organize Activities at Dickson Housing Authority - Basketball camp and other activities for the community at the new gym.

  • Seniors for Success - Help high school seniors with employment interviews.

  • Adopt a Highway – Leadership Alumni have a 2 mile section of Highway 46 they keep clean.

  • Dickson County ACTS (A Community That Serves) – Database for volunteers

  • This is Home Campaign - Mural Painted in Downtown Dickson, T-Shirt Campaign Promoting Dickson County

  • Scholarship Programs for local high-school seniors and future LDC class participants

Organizations Alumni Are Active In

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