CAREERSOURCE CHIPOLA EMPLOYEE WINS FLORIDA WORKFORCE ADVOCATE AWARD. Lauren Morris, Trainer for CareerSource Chipola, was presented the Florida Workforce Advocate Award at the 2014 Workforce Professional Development Summit recently held in Orlando, FL. This award is given each year to honor an individual on the frontline within the workforce system who demonstrates traits and characteristics worthy of emulation. The recipient serves as a role model for their peers as they work to prepare the workforce of today for the economic structure of tomorrow.
CAREERSOURCE CHIPOLA HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING. CareerSource Chipola (CSC) held their annual meeting August 14, 2014 at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center. Debbie Kolmetz of Holmes County was installed as Chairman of the Board, Johnny Eubanks of Liberty County was installed as Vice-Chair, and Arthur Obar of Jackson County was installed as Secretary/Treasurer. Connie Williams accepted the Employer of the Year Award on behalf of Lowe's of Marianna and Kristy Terry, Executive Director of the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce, was presented the award for Board Member of the Year by past recipient Darrin Wall. A special Chair's Award was presented to long-time member Caretha Everett of Jackson County by outgoing Chair Raymond Russell for fourteen years of dedicated service to the Board. Also receiving special recognition was Shaleen Murray, Canniff Stewart, Kimberly Wood and Leslie Yeatman for the individual successes they achieved as participants in CSC center training programs.
CAREERSOURCE CHIPOLA DIRECTOR WINS TONI JENNINGS AWARD. The Board of Directors of CareerSource Chipola is proud to recognize its' Director, Richard Williams, who was honored Monday night, June 9, 2014, by the Florida Economic Development Council to receive the Toni Jennings Workforce Development Professional of the Year Award. This prestigious award is given annually in recognition of the achievements of an outstanding workforce developer within the State of Florida.
CHIPOLA COLLEGE AND CAREERSOURCE CHIPOLA PARTNER TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES: Chipola College and CareerSource Chipola have joined together on an H1B training grant. Individuals interested in receiving training in IT or health care related fields should contact either Brenda Neel in our Marianna office at 850-633-2738 and in our Chipley office you can contact Susan Grimes at 850-845-0645 for additional information.