See below, May calendars for workshops offered at local career centers.
Mr. David Knight of the Outdoor Recreation Industry Office located in the North Carolina Department of Commerce, will be conducting a listening session in the Kerr-Tar COG region on Monday May 21, 2018 from 10:00 am until noon at the Granville County Expo Center located at 4185 US-15 South, Oxford. Please feel free to share this information with area industries, educational institutions, chambers, tourism officials, elected officials, city and county managers that may have an interest in learning more about the functions of this office. This is a rapidly growing market for North Carolina and offers the Kerr-Tar region unique opportunities. This event is coordinated in conjunction with the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina. (EDPNC)
An agenda can be viewed here for more information.
Date: Friday, April 27, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM—2:00 PM
Bring: Friends, Family & Neighbors
Where: First Baptist Church 205 W. Winder Street
Henderson, NC 27536
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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.
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Gray Fullwood of the Diversion and Environmental Crimes Unit with the NC State Bureau of Investigation will be the speaker for this event at the Kerr Tar COG office on May 9th at 2 PM. To read the flyer click here.
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Congratulations to the Town of Warrenton for being recognized as an Award Winner for the 2017 MAIN STREET AND SMALL TOWN MAIN STREET COLLABORATION AWARD PROMOTION – Discover History Worth Repeating.
Congratulations to the City of Roxboro for being recognized as an Award Winner for the ECONOMIC VITALITY – Best Adaptive Reuse Project – Hall’s Way.
To view the entire Press Release click here.
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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.
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