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Tuesday, June 06, 2017 9:00 pm

Lugar Series accepting applications

Journal Gazette

The Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series is accepting applications for its 2017-18 class until Aug. 1.

The Indianapolis-based nonprofit program says its mission is to "increase the number and influence of Republican women in elected and appointed governmental positions at the local, state and federal levels." Applicants must be GOP women who have demonstrated leadership at work and in their communities, according to the Lugar Series website.

The series was founded in 1990 and has 489 graduates from Indiana.

The 20 women chosen for the 2017-18 class will participate in an 8-month program that includes a 4-day trip to Washington, D.C. Applications are available online at For information, call email or call 317-536-6900.