The Leadership Lackawanna Executive Program is currently accepting applications for the upcoming program.

The Leadership Lackawanna Executive Program, designed to assist professionals in becoming more engaged in the community, broaden their social network and increase their overall knowledge of the greater Scranton area, is currently accepting applications for the upcoming program.

The cost is $650, with a spouse or guest able to attend at no additional charge. Applications are due by Thursday, October 4. To apply, visit www.LeadershipLackawanna.com.

The program is open to public and private sector administrators/professionals in an executive level position.

Candidates must either live or work in the greater Scranton area and should possess an interest in learning how Lackawanna County functions and a commitment to enhance the area's economy and quality of life.

Through weekly sessions, participants will meet key business and community leaders and receive an overview of the area's history, economic and political structures, cultural affairs and leisure amenities.

The Executive Program will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 23, and run for five consecutive Tuesdays until Nov. 20.

Each session is held from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and includes cocktails and dinner.

To learn more, go to www.leadershiplackawanna.com or call 342-7711.