The Jim Ingram Community Leadership Institute is a seven-month, two-year, program designed to enhance community leadership development and to enhance personal and professional growth. The two-year program consists of one year of training and one year of community re-investment. The Institute consists of four (4) one-day sessions with three (3) two-day sessions. The sessions are planned between October and April. The three two-day sessions are scheduled for October, January and April. The opening session is scheduled for October and the closing session will be held in April. All of the two-day sessions will be held at the Whispering Woods Hotel and Convention Center in Olive Branch, Mississippi. Also scheduled are four one-day sessions to be held in the Tupelo/Lee County area and a recognition banquet is planned for April. There are three components to the overall program.