Leadership Hartsville is an innovative program presented by the Chamber that is designed to develop leadership skills in participants and provide essential information about our community in order to enhance our emerging and existing leaders' knowledge and vision for Hartsville. It is a 9-month program that incorporates the community’s experts in various fields to explore Hartsville’s history, government, nonprofit organizations, education, large and small businesses, emergency response, and quality of life. The program also includes 2, two-day retreats where participants hone their leadership skills and develop their class community project. At each session, participants meet professionals, business executives, community and government leaders, and social change agents. The program is conducted annually with a graduation ceremony in May.