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Just In Time Training Prepares Machinists for Workforce
Machining Basics Certifications were awarded to eleven students who completed a Just in Time training. The 124-hour program was developed with input from local employers and was designed to meet the immediate hiring needs of those employers.
Take the Housing Survey!
The online survey will only take a few minutes to complete, and will provide valuable information for local communities looking for ways to address their housing challenges.
Grandmother Selected as Adult Education Student of the Year
46-year-old Fay Dwyer of Traverse City is already a grandmother but that definitely doesn’t slow her down. Dwyer is raising three of her own grandchildren, runs a licensed foster care home, and is still finding time to work on earning her high school diploma at the Northwest Michigan Works! Adult Education Learning Lab in Traverse City. Dwyer’s hard work and dedication have earned her recognition as the Northwest Michigan Works! Adult Education Student of the Year.
Wexford County Worker Receives Michigan Works! Award
A Manton man who changed careers after being laid off has received special recognition from Northwest Michigan Works!. Michael Springer is the Excellence in Career Transition Award winner.
Charlevoix County Student Receives Michigan Works! Award
A young woman from East Jordan has received special recognition from Northwest Michigan Works!. Lisa Clark is the Youth Program Customer of the Year.
Two Manistee County Women Receive Michigan Works! Awards
Two Manistee County women received special recognition from Northwest Michigan Works!. April Birch from Copemish is the PATH Program Customer of the Year. Roberta Allen from Kaleva is the Dislocated Worker Program Customer of the Year.
Petoskey Business Receives Michigan Works! Award
Demmer Corporation in Petoskey received special recognition from Northwest Michigan Works!. The company was recognized for its success as an employer and Michigan Works! partner.
Mancelona Business Receives Michigan Works! Award
Antrim Machine Products in Mancelona has received special recognition from Northwest Michigan Works!. The company was recognized for its success as an employer and Michigan Works! partner.
Workers, Students, and Employers Recognized by Northwest Michigan Works!
Northwest Michigan Works! has given special recognition to some of the workers, students, and businesses it serves. The awards were presented at the June 10 meeting of the Northwest Michigan Workforce Development Board in Traverse City.
Website Connects Commuters With Rides in Northwest Michigan
The Northwest Michigan Ride Share Connection website has been updated to make it easier for commuters to find or offer rides in northwest Michigan. NMRide.net can help
local residents reduce traffic, save energy, and make friends who value smart commute options.
Career Connection Helps Job Seekers in Kalkaska
Kalkaska area job seekers are getting some help from a program called the Kalkaska Career Connection. The free meetings are held every two weeks at the Kalkaska Michigan Works! Service Center and give job seekers a chance to learn about job opportunities and improve their job search skills.
Talent Summit Focuses on Northwest Michigan Workforce Needs
Leaders from business, education, and workforce development gathered in Traverse City for the Northwest Michigan Talent 2020 Summit. The event was hosted by the Northwest Michigan Council of Governments and Northwest Michigan Works! and focused on developing strategies to meet the region's workforce needs. Watch the video to find out more.
Beaver Island Lighthouse School Graduation Spring 2013
The Beaver Island Lighthouse School held a Completion/Graduation Ceremony for the Class of Spring 2013. Two students received their high school diplomas and they and 21 other students received certificates for completing a semester at the school.
Governor Snyder Makes Virtual Stop in TC as Part of the Talent 2020 Summit
Governor Rick Snyder made a virtual stop in Traverse City, hosted by the Northwest Michigan Council of Governments, as part of the Talent 2020 Summit, a meeting for business owners, educators, and other leaders, where they strategized on how to solve the talent gap and get the right kind of training to meet needs.
YouthBuild Cadillac Honors Graduates at Completion Ceremony
The 13 members of the YouthBuild Northwest Cadillac Class of 2013 were recognized for their accomplishments at a special completion ceremony at the Wexford-Missaukee Career Tech Center.
Armor Express Turns To Michigan Works! For Hiring Help
Armor Express Chief Operating Officer Ed Kiessel says the Central Lake company turns to Northwest Michigan Works! when it needs help finding new employees.
Report on the Economy: Emmet County
Elaine Wood, CEO of the Northwest MI Council of Governments and Northwest Michigan Works!, Inc., made a presentation on Feb. 1, 2013 to the Emmet County community regarding its economy.