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News Index for Friday, October 31, 2014
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 16:17:56 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MARSHALL, Mo., July 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- We all can say that youth entrepreneurship is an amazing topic of conversation. However, sometimes that conversation isn't loud enough to be heard. In the state of Missouri, every August, there is a state-wide business competition where youth and adults compete in categories of their own for seed money to launch, expand or maintain their business ideas. Over a dozen youth ages 12 - 18 have been accepted into the MADE in Missouri Business Competition, hosted by the Missouri Valley Community Action Agency (MVCAA).  
Fri, 17 Jan 2014, 14:32:11 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry, through the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM), and the Philippine Trade and Investment Centers (PTICs) in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles, is gearing up for the upcoming Philippine participation at the 2014 Winter Fancy Food Show on January 19-21, 2014. The Philippines' country pavilion will be located at the South Hall of the Moscone Center, San Francisco.  
Mon, 18 Nov 2013, 08:00:12 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MARSHALL, Mo., Nov. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Missouri Valley Community Action Agency is pleased to announce the fifth annual MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition. This year's event will be launched by MVCAA and the Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week.  
Wed, 23 Oct 2013, 18:08:00 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Oct. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LRM Industries International, Inc. has been recognized as a recipient of the 2013 Florida Companies to Watch(SM) award, an honor presented by GrowFL at the University of Central Florida. In its 3rd year, Florida Companies to Watch is presented by GrowFL in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation.  
Thu, 19 Sep 2013, 19:54:55 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Sept. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Downtown Tipp City Partnership would like day-trippers to discover a Currier and Ives-style hometown holiday celebration when they visit Tipp City, Ohio on December 7, 2013. This year's annual Christmas In The Village and Holiday Home Tour boasts six historic tour homes, each with its own decorative accents and each featuring an 'over the top' tabletop, created by ASID- and DSID-certified designers.  
Tue, 10 Sep 2013, 18:57:25 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MARSHALL, Mo., Sept. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Missouri Valley Community Action Agency is one of four Community Action Agencies (CAAs) working to alleviate poverty in America to receive the 2013 Community Economic Development Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award. The awards, administered by the Community Action Partnership, were presented August 29, 2013 at the organization's Annual Convention in Chicago.  
Fri, 16 Aug 2013, 13:50:28 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
MARSHALL, Mo., Aug. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The finals for the 2013 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition were held on August 12 at the Missouri State Fair. This is the fourth annual event sponsored by the Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship. Its goal is to celebrate and recognize the importance of locally owned businesses and provide a venue to assist them toward becoming successful.  
Thu, 15 Aug 2013, 15:07:14 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
ONTARIO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When S & S Trucking expanded its warehouse operation to Ontario, it needed to hire skilled employees to open the new location. The expert recruiters at the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) referred two qualified candidates to S & S Trucking as well as provided On-the-Job training funds. These two candidates were hired and have since been promoted. Today they oversee the entire operation as assistant managers.  
Mon, 29 Jul 2013, 17:41:18 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., July 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board announced today that executive director, Sandy Harmsen, was elected Chair of the California Workforce Association's Executive Committee. Harmsen will be serving her second term in this role.  
Mon, 22 Jul 2013, 18:14:32 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., July 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board announced today that it is accepting applications for its youth training and employment assistance program. The program has 503 openings for youth ages 17 to 21.  
Wed, 10 Jul 2013, 15:01:48 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
CHICAGO, Ill., July 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival features something for everyone from dancers to musicians, actors and artists, and a hands-on community paint project. The three-day festival kicks off Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28, 2013. Located on the grounds of Jefferson Memorial Park on Chicago's Northwest side, Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival has become one of Chicago's most highly anticipated neighborhood music festivals of the summer.  
Fri, 28 Jun 2013, 15:17:22 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
VICTORVILLE, Calif., June 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Recently, Desert Cities Dialysis needed to hire new employees; however all of its applicants were recent graduates who required extensive training. Manager Zabelle Cosson recognized that the County of San Bernardino's recruitment services and On-The-Job Training program could offset costs of finding and training the right people. The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) screened all applicants and referred the most qualified to Desert City Dialysis.  
Mon, 10 Jun 2013, 15:45:09 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., June 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Corporate Advocate, once a construction and real estate accounting firm, faced a challenging economy and shrinking business prospects. In 2008, its owners decided to reinvent The Corporate Advocate to a business processing outsourcing company. Chief Operating Officer Ray Blom relied on the County of San Bernardino's Workforce Investment Board (WIB) to find and train the right employees for the new business platform.  
Tue, 14 May 2013, 14:22:24 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
UPLAND, Calif., May 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 2012, MedRevenu Inc. founder John Alvarez faced increasing demand for his company's services. This challenged MedRevenu's capacity; Alvarez had to turn business away. When the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board contacted Alvarez about its no-cost On-The-Job training program, he recognized that the program would be a valuable resource for expansion.  
Thu, 02 May 2013, 18:47:36 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., May 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On April 27, Candice Fedrick took the stage to tell her story at the Y4 Youth Resource Event hosted by the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board. Y4 stands for 'Why Youth? Why wait? Why now? Why not? Because the next generation is already here!' It is an event for at-risk youth to celebrate launching careers and advancing their education.  
Mon, 29 Apr 2013, 19:12:32 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County announced today the induction of Tony Myrell, Jon Novack, and Dr. William Sterling as chairman, vice chairman, and treasurer of the board respectively. The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board is a public-private volunteer board that oversees the use of federal dollars to train the local workforce to support local employers.  
Wed, 03 Apr 2013, 18:09:20 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., April 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board surveyed 1,400 local businesses to identify trends in future hiring and growth. The results indicated that companies are recovering and beginning to hire in the County's top demand industries: manufacturing, health care, transportation and logistics, energy and utilities, and construction.  
Fri, 29 Mar 2013, 16:35:55 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
MILLSTONE TOWNSHIP, N.J., March 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Following an organizational meeting on March 26, 2013, the leading grid supply solar developers in New Jersey announced the formation of the New Jersey Solar Grid Supply Association (NJSGSA) at the Millstone Twp offices of James Spano, a veteran solar developer at Spano Partners.  
Wed, 20 Mar 2013, 08:55:01 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., March 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Audrey Mathews, County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board Member, has received the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)'s Elmer B. Staats Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Public Service. The award ceremony was held on Tuesday, March 19, at the Hilton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, La., during ASPA's Annual Conference.  
Tue, 19 Mar 2013, 15:37:59 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
MARSHALL, Mo., March 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Missouri Valley Community Action Agency is pleased to announce the fourth MADE in Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition. The 2013 competition encourages new and aspiring business through a competitive, educational and technical business development process. Grants are awarded to competition winners for startup costs or operating capital.  
Mon, 11 Mar 2013, 16:22:52 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., March 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- By leveraging the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County's On-the-Job Training program, the Hi-Desert Medical Center has recently added six full-time registered nurses and saved $25,000 in hiring and training costs.  
Tue, 05 Mar 2013, 04:56:02 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
CLARKSVILLE, Md., March 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS(R)) Managing Consultants, LLC is seeking applicants to serve as field reviewers in evaluating grant applications submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) for the fiscal year (FY) 2013 funding rounds of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program), Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) and New Market Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program).  
Tue, 19 Feb 2013, 16:43:49 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Employees of Northwest Pipe, a leading manufacturer of welded steel pipe, have completed the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (SBCWIB) process improvement program. Completion of this program has done more than increase employee productivity and safety, it has created new jobs.  
Mon, 11 Feb 2013, 13:11:48 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board is recruiting unemployed young adults, ages 18 to 24, for the launch of the Linking Innovation Knowledge and Employment project (@LIKE). @LIKE is a collaborative effort among three of the region's Workforce Investment Boards, San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial Counties. The program serves young adults who have not been in school, working or serving in the military for at least 90 days.  
Tue, 29 Jan 2013, 14:23:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C-PAK Industries, Inc., a leading custom rotational molding company in San Bernardino, recently expanded its team by hiring 8 employees through the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board's On-the-Job Training program.  
Thu, 17 Jan 2013, 19:14:42 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Patton Sales Corporation, a steel service center and manufacturer based in Ontario, has expanded its business, the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced today.  
Tue, 08 Jan 2013, 04:55:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
CLARKSVILLE, Md., Jan. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS(R)) Managing Consultants, LLC is seeking applicants to serve as field reviewers in evaluating grant applications submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) for the fiscal year (FY) 2013 funding rounds of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program).  
Thu, 08 Nov 2012, 19:02:14 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- J. McLeish Public Relations, a public relations company that handles work for the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, was honored at the Inland Empire Public Relations Society's Polaris Awards on October 24, 2012. The Polaris Awards, signifying the highest standards of performance in the Inland Empire, celebrate outstanding public relations tactics and programs.  
Mon, 05 Nov 2012, 13:36:35 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board conducted a study to identify the top demand sectors for employment in San Bernardino County. The results showed that manufacturing, health care, transportation and logistics, energy and utilities, and construction are the top five industries that will be seeking a skilled workforce in San Bernardino County to fill available jobs.  
Fri, 02 Nov 2012, 15:42:01 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At a time when good local jobs are in high demand, the Inland Empire East End Job Fair hosted by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board will offer local job seekers the chance to meet with dozens of employers and access hundreds of job opportunities.  
Fri, 26 Oct 2012, 13:29:23 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced that Executive Director Sandy Harmsen was appointed to Chair of the California Workforce Association's Executive Committee. The committee facilitates the direction and management of the Association.  
Thu, 25 Oct 2012, 17:15:03 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced it opened a new Employment Resource Center in Victorville. Moving from its former location in Hesperia, the new Employment Resource Center is now located at 17310 Bear Valley Rd., Suite 109, Victorville.  
Thu, 27 Sep 2012, 18:27:03 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Sept, 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At six o'clock in the morning, Sean Lunsford was the second person in line for the Inland Empire West End Job Fair hosted by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board at the L.A./Ontario International Airport. A few hours later, he walked out with an appointment for a job interview.  
Mon, 17 Sep 2012, 15:42:47 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Sept. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board's Process Improvement Program, with Deisell Consultants, LLC, has saved 1,709 jobs and allowed local employers to potentially create 215 new jobs.  
Wed, 05 Sep 2012, 06:58:04 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Sept. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced that Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. appointed two of its members to the California Workforce Investment Board. They are Michael Gallo, 54 of San Bernardino and Joseph Williams, 36, of Redlands.  
Tue, 04 Sep 2012, 17:37:02 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
MARSHALL, Mo., Sept. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The final round of the 2012 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition was held on August 16th at the Missouri State Fair. The annual event is sponsored by the Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship to recognize the importance of locally owned businesses and provide a venue to assist them toward becoming successful.  
Wed, 29 Aug 2012, 17:08:25 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Aug. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors declared September 2012 to be Workforce Development Month. The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board will be recognized for its programs that assist job seekers and businesses when they have nowhere else to turn.  
Mon, 27 Aug 2012, 04:59:02 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has stepped in to fill the need for Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) by partnering with Kaiser Permanente Fontana and Ontario Medical Centers. Ten employees comprised the third class of graduates from the Pathways to LVN Program in May 2012. The training was provided by Chaffey College.  
Wed, 15 Aug 2012, 17:40:21 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) surveyed 2,220 local businesses regarding growth, employment trends and quality of workforce for the region and industry sector. The top three industries in the County - healthcare, transportation and logistics and manufacturing - indicate hiring and business growth is expected.  
Thu, 28 Jun 2012, 15:46:46 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., June 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board partnered with the Department of Behavioral Health to place 279 youth in summer jobs with local employers. The grant paid the wages to County youth ages 18-25 years old and provided transportation assistance as well as work readiness training prior to starting their jobs.  
Tue, 19 Jun 2012, 05:58:26 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., June 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County, a public-private volunteer board that oversees the use of federal dollars to train the local workforce to support local employers, announced five At-Large members appointed by Chair Josie Gonzales, County of San Bernardino Fifth District Supervisor.  
Tue, 05 Jun 2012, 19:52:08 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., June 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board will host, 'Honoring Our Vets,' job fair on National Flag Day, Thursday, June 14 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Mojave Narrows Regional Park, 18000 Yates Road in Victorville, Calif. There will be employment workshops, a barbeque and a honor guard celebration for veterans and their families.  
Tue, 22 May 2012, 06:58:10 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., May 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced on the heels of the Y4 event on Friday, April 27 that unemployed youth may apply for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) youth program. The program gives eligible youth access to educational and career opportunities and job skills programs through adult and peer mentoring and counseling.  
Thu, 10 May 2012, 07:59:20 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., May 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board invites dislocated workers, veterans and county residents 18 years and older who want to launch their own Internet or service-based business to enroll in an entrepreneur training program. The board will fund training for 60 participants and the deadline to enroll is May 18, 2012.  
Tue, 08 May 2012, 17:51:15 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition applications are due May 31. Don't miss out on this opportunity to enter your business or business idea for the chance to gain technical assistance and cash grants to invest in your business.  
Fri, 20 Apr 2012, 13:24:13 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thanks to a multi-million dollar National Emergency Grant (NEG) from the U.S. Department of Labor, the Los Angeles County Workforce Investment Board was awarded funds as part of the California Multi-Sector Workforce Partnership. The aim of this program is to provide retraining and career transition needs to individuals who experienced layoffs and also to help employers with job openings to locate well-qualified and trained employees.  
Tue, 17 Apr 2012, 06:59:09 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., April 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Robert Stone, vice president of Engineering and Manufacturing at Bishamon Industries Corporation, received a letter from the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board about the LEAN Manufacturing Program with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC), it couldn't have come at a better time.  
Wed, 21 Mar 2012, 06:59:30 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., March 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Workforce Investment Board (WIB) of San Bernardino County was recognized by the nonpartisan U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) for innovative business-friendly programs. The WIB was asked to present to congress how it used Workforce Investment Act funds to encourage job retention and hiring.  
Fri, 24 Feb 2012, 17:32:51 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
MARSHALL, Mo., Feb. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship announced the launch of its third MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition. The competition encourages new and aspiring businesses through a competitive, educational and technical assistance business development process with winners receiving grants to help grow their business.  
Fri, 24 Feb 2012, 08:59:02 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Continuing its support of young people facing obstacles to employment, the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County partnered with the Roadtrip Nation Experience to provide an intensive curriculum to the Year-round Workforce Investment Act youth program.  
Thu, 23 Feb 2012, 17:09:54 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced that a $1.5 million Workforce Investment Act, Multi-Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant has been expanded to include laid-off census workers. This grant has nearly 200 spaces available to fill by the close of June 30, 2012. Census workers who were laid off between September 21, 2010, and September 27, 2011 are eligible to apply at one of San Bernardino County's Employment Resource Centers.  
Thu, 16 Feb 2012, 17:35:44 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Department of Labor Employment Training Administration selected the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Summer Youth Employment Program to participate in a study of youth training innovators. Findings of this study will be used to inform workforce investment boards nationwide of best practices.  
Thu, 16 Feb 2012, 08:58:33 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dalton Trucking, a transportation company based out of Fontana, is now shipping modular building units that will become the temporary facility for St. John's Regional Medical Care Center in Joplin, MO. The transportation company couldn't have taken on such a project without On-the-Job Training incentives and employee referral support through the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.  
Thu, 17 Nov 2011, 16:26:26 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ABUJA, Nigeria, and WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mallam Mukhtar Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Senior Special Adviser to Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan to Travel to USA in December With World Women Trade Fair Nigeria Women Entrepreneurs, the National Poverty Eradication Program (NAPEP) and the Federal Capital Territories Social Development Officials led by Honorable Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide, Minister of State Federal Capital Territories.  
Thu, 10 Nov 2011, 16:54:29 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
MONTEBELLO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Montebello's $2.5 million Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANs) closed today - marking a milestone towards the City's ability to continue improving its operations.  
Fri, 04 Nov 2011, 18:33:01 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board's partnership with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting(R) (CMTC) helped a local manufacturer, Microdyne Plastics, create a more competitive pricing structure and identify cost savings to maintain profitability.  
Fri, 04 Nov 2011, 16:12:25 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has been an instrumental partner in helping local manufacturers such as California Steel Industries, Inc. (CSI) successfully graduate 34 electricians and 17 mechanics from its craft development program.  
Tue, 01 Nov 2011, 14:59:20 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
MONTEBELLO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The City of Montebello announces an improved path. As Americans, we are all in this together. Our country has gone through the worst recession since the tumultuous years of the Great Depression. Thousands of cities across the nation are in financial turmoil. Economic analysis shows continued stagnation over these next few years, making it more difficult for communities to propel themselves forward. We ask ourselves, 'How do we put the past behind us and build for our future?'  
Sun, 16 Oct 2011, 22:55:11 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two hundred laid-off workers are being recruited for free job training by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board. Employers are also being sought to receive a reimbursement for wages paid through On-the-Job Training contracts.  
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 19:10:51 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, October 15 to recruit up to 70 employees for United Furniture Industries (UFI), which is opening a manufacturing and distribution facility in Victorville, CA this November. Approximately 400 new jobs will be created at the plant over the course of the next 36 to 48 months.  
Tue, 20 Sep 2011, 06:59:33 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
MEXICO, Mo., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, whose job-creation strategy has focused on investing in science, technology and innovation, and encouraging and incentivizing entrepreneurship, selected Soy Labs and the Missouri Plant Science Center on Friday, as the site to discuss the importance of the Missouri House passing the Missouri Science and Innovation Reinvestment Act (MOSIRA) as part of the Made in Missouri Jobs Package.  
Fri, 09 Sep 2011, 10:59:31 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board seeks 100 veterans to participate in free job training programs. These training programs will teach the skills needed for green jobs available with local employers. Green industries include solar panel maintenance and installation, sustainable and recycled products manufacturing, transportation and logistics using alternative fuels and hundreds of other industries according to the grant.  
Wed, 31 Aug 2011, 20:32:23 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board is helping companies keep manufacturing jobs in California. Six months after taking advantage of a Lean Manufacturing Program funded by the Workforce Investment Board, local employer A&R Tarpaulins has added three positions, including one inventory manager and two entry level engineers, and is still growing.  
Wed, 31 Aug 2011, 17:23:50 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
MARSHALL, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship held the final round of competition for 2011 at the Missouri State Fair. The all-day event was held on Thursday, August 18, 2011. The MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition is an event that highlights new and aspiring businesses through a competitive and educational business development process.  
Tue, 30 Aug 2011, 10:59:59 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Debbie Heschong, owner of Joshua Tree Landscape and Maintenance, was experiencing the high cost of Worker's Compensation Insurance, which made it necessary for her to utilize employment agencies for her staffing needs. According to the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, Heschong needed additional staff but could not afford it.  
Mon, 22 Aug 2011, 10:59:22 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- San Bernardino County has created a central online tool that brings together job seekers, employers and training programs that support the fastest-growing industries in the region. The site was launched by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board in partnership with the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools and Alliance for Education.  
Wed, 03 Aug 2011, 22:29:39 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
MARSHALL, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship announced today that seven regional winners will be moving forward as finalists in the 2011 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition, an event that will highlight new and aspiring businesses through a competitive and educational business development process.  
Wed, 20 Jul 2011, 21:59:03 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Recruitment for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) youth program, with funding administered by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, is under way through September 30, 2011. Approximately 500 positions are currently open and applicants should visit www.SBCountyJobOps.com to find the right service provider in their community.  
Tue, 05 Jul 2011, 18:59:19 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board's Business Consulting Program successfully helped regional manufacturers and businesses become smarter, leaner and more competitive in today's uncertain economy. The $1 million allocated to date in federal funding has helped employers avoid closing their doors, retaining 902 jobs and creating 204 new jobs.  
Mon, 13 Jun 2011, 19:12:33 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Youth Council has designed a new website specifically for San Bernardino County youth, ages 14 through 21 at SBCountyJobOps.com. The site features videos that profile careers in the County's top demand industries and the short-term vocational training programs that provided young people with the skills to enter these careers.  
Tue, 07 Jun 2011, 10:59:02 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A 30 percent increase in fuel surcharges has put tremendous pressure on the Inland Empire's transportation companies, but won't stop this industry from continuing to be a top local employer, says Terry Klenske, President of Dalton Trucking and member of the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.  
Fri, 27 May 2011, 10:59:02 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SEDALIA, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Do you have a new business or want to start one? The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship announced today that the 2011 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition, an event that will highlight new and aspiring businesses through a competitive and educational business development process, will accept preliminary submissions until June 30, 2011.  
Thu, 12 May 2011, 10:59:02 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading manufacturing companies in the Inland Empire, a top manufacturing hub, cannot find enough skilled machinists, electricians, welders or mechanics to fill positions left by an experienced but aging workforce. In partnership with the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board and local educators, these companies formed the Manufacturers' Council of the Inland Empire to pool resources.  
Wed, 11 May 2011, 09:58:22 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new analysis commissioned by WIRES shows that annual investment in new electric transmission facilities could soon reach $12-$16 billion in the United States, resulting in $30 - $40 billion in annual economic activity. This translates into support for 150,000 - 200,000 new full-time jobs in the U.S. in each of the next 20 years and between 20,000 and 50,000 new jobs each year in Canada.  
Tue, 26 Apr 2011, 17:56:52 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In San Bernardino County, site selection and hiring assistance programs are helping promising new businesses launch in spite of a tough economy. The County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors knows that a business-friendly environment is one of the keys to economic recovery and vitality and carefully invests funding from the Workforce Investment Act to bring more employers to the region.  
Thu, 24 Mar 2011, 00:06:39 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, through a partnership with the California Employers Association, has helped more than 100 businesses with no cost human resources consulting. Horizon Hobby, Inc. is a medium sized company located in Ontario, Calif. with their corporate headquarters in Illinois.  
Tue, 01 Mar 2011, 13:58:45 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Members of the first graduating class of Technical Employment Training, Inc. (TET) were unable to accept their diploma because they were already busy at their new jobs, reports the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County.  
Mon, 28 Feb 2011, 23:48:12 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A business efficiency consulting program offered free of charge to local employers in San Bernardino County saved more than 700 jobs and created 200 jobs in less than one year. Funded with federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) dollars administered by the Workforce Investment Board, the program assisted companies to avert impending layoffs, and much more.  
Thu, 02 Dec 2010, 18:35:39 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAVANNAH, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Savannah will see 100 new jobs by 2011, due to Dermody Properties'/DP Partners' sale of a 689,400 square-foot building in its LogistiPort Industrial Park to JLA Home for an East Coast assembly and distribution center, SEDA announced today. The Class A industrial property is being sold for an undisclosed price to JLA, a subsidiary of E&E Company.  
Tue, 28 Sep 2010, 13:14:41 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
SAVANNAH, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Savannah Economic Development Authority's (SEDA) Board of Directors voted unanimously today to approve the recommendation from SEDA's Succession Planning Committee to name Steven W. Weathers the Authority's next president and CEO.  
Fri, 03 Sep 2010, 15:35:34 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
MARSHALL, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship held the final level of the Inaugural 2010 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition on August 19th, 2010 in the Lowell Mohler Assembly Hall at the Missouri State Fair. Five winners from ten finalists were named, and each received a cash price and certificate for placing, with over 100 in attendance.  
Tue, 20 Jul 2010, 14:13:25 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Economic Development Generating Excellence Policy Board announced that 12 pre-proposal applications from an initial field of 62 have been approved to advance to the next step in the 2010 funding evaluation process. This year represents the third round of funding disbursement from the EDGE fund; in 2009, five awards were granted totaling $7.5 million. This year, around $6.5 million will be available for award distribution.  
Wed, 27 Aug 2008, 12:11:41 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Savannah Economic Development Authority is bringing Savannah to Atlanta to launch its newly restructured Web site, seda.org, on Tuesday, Sept. 2. The event will showcase the best of Savannah including its resources, talent and quality of life.  
Wed, 09 Jul 2008, 11:26:50 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
ANNISTON, Ala., July 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Foothills Community Partnership (FCP) officially presented a charitable contribution of $500,000 to the Community Foundation of Calhoun County at a celebration this afternoon. The gift establishes the Foothills Community Partnership Fund, which will be administered and guided by the Community Foundation of Calhoun County to address critical human-care needs in the greater community.  
Tue, 16 Oct 2007, 22:58:00 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Executives from Pittsburgh-based GSP Consulting will present to a gathering of economic development leaders from around the country at a national conference this week in Baltimore. Dr. Jerry Paytas, Director of Research in GSP's Economic Architecture practice, will lead a discussion titled 'Best TBED (Technology Based Economic Development) Practices...to Avoid,' on October 18 at the State Science and Technology Institute's (SSTI) 11th Annual Conference.  
Tue, 18 Sep 2007, 18:53:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Sept. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading economic development expert Dr. Jerry Paytas will discuss Regional Competitiveness: Best Practices and Lessons Learned at the 12th Annual Minnesota Development Conference 'Harnessing Minnesota's Ingenuity' on September 26, 2007. Paytas, Director of Research at GSP Consulting, is a nationally-recognized economic development expert.  
Mon, 13 Aug 2007, 20:24:00 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - Aug. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Economic and development opportunities in West Central Wisconsin will be the focus of a formal study of the region being commissioned by Momentum Chippewa Valley (MCV). The study kicked off August 9 with a visioning session in which local leaders developed a framework for the future economic development of the region.  

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