NC Outdoor Recreation Industry Office hosts Listening Session in the Kerr-Tar Region

On May 21, David Knight, Director of the new NC Outdoor Industry Office with the Department of Commerce, held a listening session in the Kerr-Tar region at the Granville County Expo Center. Over 35 industry representatives from across the region were present to discuss assets and opportunities for supporting and growing the outdoor recreation sector.

To read more, click HERE for an article from the Henderson Daily Dispatch.

Building Warrenton: A Vacant Properties Tour (Warrenton, NC) on Saturday, April 28th

Interested in starting a business in Warren County? Curious about some of the vacant spaces in the historic, downtown district of Warrenton, North Carolina? Want to be a part of the dialogue about the future of this small town main street? Join in on Saturday, April 28th, for The Jacob Holt House Foundation’s “Building Warrenton: A Vacant Properties Tour” in Warrenton’s downtown business district.

“Building Warrenton: A Vacant Properties Tour” is free of charge to visitors. Properties on the tour will be shown for a limited amount of time on April 28th. Visitors are welcome to go through the whole tour, or pick and choose which buildings they would like to see. Pick up tour information at the Jacob Holt House (located at 122 South Bragg Street, Warrenton) from 10-10:30 am, or join the tour later and pick up information at any of the tour sites.

Please click below for more information. Feel free to email with questions.
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Properties to be toured 

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Triangle Literacy Council and Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments Workforce Development Board to Start Construction Pathway for Area Young Adults

DURHAM, N.C. (March 1, 2018) – Today the Triangle Literacy Council (TLC) and the Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments’ Workforce Development Board announced the launch of a Regional Construction and Skills Trades Career Pathway for young adults, ages 16 to 24, in Henderson, NC. The 24 week-long program, called Constructing Pathways to Prosperity, will offer three integrated components to area young adults: high school equivalency preparation, occupational training, and construction work-based learning.

Click here to read more.

Sustainable Fleet Webinars

Sustainable Fleet Webinars:
Fleet Trends and Technologies
Thursday, February 22, 2018
11:00am PST / 1:00pm CST / 2:00pm EST

The NC Clean Energy Technology Center in partnership with The 100 Best Fleets and the Center for Sustainable Energy present the Sustainable Fleet Webinars. In this installment, we will highlight some of the trends and technologies helping fleets be better today.

• Learn about protecting your equipment, increasing service life, reducing down time and saving money with oil analysis. See results achieved by one of most recognized and progressive fleets in the country.
• Learn how a major national company incorporated a comprehensive recycling program for its fleets.
• Learn about funding strategies to keep your fleet at the highest level of service. Learn how fleets are thinking outside the box to be able to take advantage of the Federal EV tax credit.

You must register to receive link to attend.
Space is limited.
Please reserve at your earliest convenience.

Work smarter, not harder!
Contact: Mike Terreri at 858-633-8579 or Michael.Terreri@energycenter.org and/or Rick Sapienza at 919-515-2788 or resapienza@ncsu.edu.