Gladstone offers leadership academy

The city of Gladstone is seeking community members to participate in its second annual Future Leaders Academy.

The program, which starts Aug. 16, includes classes that meet from 7 to 9:30 p.m. every other Thursday through November.

The academy provides leadership training designed to educate participants about city government and Gladstone’s operations and services.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday.

For more information, call 816-437-2489, ext. 3526.