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  • Dec. 13 Workforce Investment Board meeting to focus on entrepreneurship

    Nov 27, 2013 | Read More News
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    Entrepreneurship in Pima County will be the topic addressed by a panel at the Pima County Workforce Investment Board meeting on Friday, Dec. 13.

    The meeting is also the Workforce Investment Board’s and Pima County One-Stop Career Center’s 4th annual appreciation event for local employers and partners. The new 2012-2013 Workforce Investment Board annual report on workforce development in Pima County will be distributed.

    Entrepreneurship panel members are:

    George also led a task force of 23 leaders formed to develop recommendations for a new economic engine – the Entrepreneurial Economy for Tucson. The task force’s report is available on the Tucson Regional Economic Organization’s (TREO) website.

    The meeting is 8-10 a.m. at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, 4550 S. Palo Verde Road, and is open to the public. Please RSVP to Margie Wright at Margie.Wright@pima.gov by Thursday, Dec. 5.

    The Pima County Workforce Investment Board is appointed by the Pima County Board of Supervisors to provide recommendations on local workforce policy and oversight of the Pima County One-Stop Career Center. The board includes representatives of local businesses, nonprofits and educational institutions.

    One-Stop works with employers in local growth, high-demand industry occupations to address their current and future workforce needs.

    Business leaders in the fields of biotechnology, logistics and aerospace who are interested in becoming members of the Workforce Investment Board are encouraged to contact Board Chairman Gregg Johnson at 520-239-5275 or Gregg.Johnson@phoenix.edu.

    For more information, please visit the Workforce Investment Board online.