PSA for September 2018 WDB and CCEO Meetings

MEETING NOTICES

Bruce Bowman, Chairman of the Workforce Development Board announces a meeting of the WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD (WDB) OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA for the purpose of: Consent Agenda; Fiscal Report; Promoting Access for Individuals with Disabilities Committee Report; Youth Committee Report and Recommendations; High Demand Career Initiative Update; Change in Date and Location for November Meeting; other items. The meeting will be at 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, September 19, 2018, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, Georgia.

Ted Rumley, Chairman of the Council of Chief Elected Officials of Northwest Georgia, announces a Meeting of the CHIEF ELECTED OFFICIALS OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA (CCEO) for the purpose of: Consent Agenda; Workforce Development Board Membership; WDB Actions; November Meeting; and other items. The meeting will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 20, 2018, Gordon County Agricultural Services Center, Calhoun, Georgia.

*Activities are conducted in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the State Open Meeting requirements.

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PSA for Youth Committee Meeting, September 12, 2018

Beth Kelley, Chairman of the Youth Committee, announces a meeting of the YOUTH COMMITTEE for the purpose of: Minutes; Performance Report; Fiscal Report; Goals and Objectives; Robbie Slocumb, Chief Professional Officer, Boys and Girls Clubs of Dalton; and other items. The meeting will be at Noon, Wednesday, September 12, 2018, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, Georgia.

*Activities are conducted in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the State Open Meeting requirements.

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PSA for Promoting Access for Individuals with Disabilities (PAID) Committee

A meeting of the Promoting Access for Individuals with Disabilities (PAID) Committee has been scheduled for the purpose of Minutes; Chairman; Membership; Goals and Objectives; and other items. The meeting will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 7, 2018, at the Rome Office of Northwest Georgia Regional Commission, Rome, Georgia.

*Activities are conducted in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the State Open Meeting requirements.

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Region 1 Northwest Georgia, Regional Employer Summit

GDOL extends an invitation to business and industry representatives, to attend the Region 1 Northwest Georgia, Regional Employer Summit scheduled for Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Rome Campus, One Maurice Drive, Conference Center Building H., Room 101, Rome, GA. The Business Services Unit of the Georgia Department of Labor in collaboration with the Region 1 Employer Committees will be conducting a half-day seminar. The summit is designed to meet the needs of managers, human resources professionals, business owners, and supervisors seeking practical guidance and real-world tips for handling tough management and compliance challenges to operate effectively within the legal climate that is affecting the 2018 workplace.

The Summit will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Registration and networking start at 8:30 a.m.

$40 early bird registration – ends two weeks prior to the event date
$50 after early bird registration ends, online, or at the door
Breakfast and lunch are included in the registration fee. No refunds.

To register online go to www.dol.georgia.gov and under the Spotlight heading select “Regional Business Summits 2018”. Click on Register for a Business Summit to access the registration information and process. Continue beyond the first page and select the Region 1, October 10, Summit in Rome to complete registering.

For more information, please contact Tara Grdinich at tara.grdinich@gdol.ga.gov or call at 404-859-7915.

PSA for July 2018 Annual WDB/CCEO Meeting

MEETING NOTICES

Bruce Bowman, Chairman of the Workforce Development Board, and Ted Rumley, Chairman of the Council of Chief Elected Officials of Northwest Georgia, announces a joint Annual Meeting of the WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD (WDB) OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA and CHIEF ELECTED OFFICIALS OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA (CCEO) for the purpose of: Consent Agenda; Fiscal Report; Executive Committee Membership; Promoting Access for Individuals with Disabilities Committee Report; Youth Committee Report and Recommendations; High Demand Career Initiative Update; Elyse Davis, Region Project Manager, Northwest Region, Community & Economic Development; and other items. The meeting will be at 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, Georgia.

*Activities are conducted in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the State Open Meeting requirements.

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PSA for July 2018 Youth and PAID Committee Meetings

MEETING NOTICES

Beth Kelley, Chairman of the Youth Committee, announces a  meeting of the YOUTH COMMITTEE for the purpose of: Minutes;  Performance Report; Fiscal Report; Goals and Objectives; Youth Committee Membership; End of Year Report; and other items. The meeting will be at Noon, Wednesday, July 11, 2018,  Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, Georgia.

Paul Ray, Chairman of the Promoting Access for Individuals with Disabilities Committee  announces a meeting of the PROMOTING ACCESS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES COMMITTEE  for the purpose of Minutes; Goals and Objectives; Business Representatives; and other items. The meeting will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Northwest Georgia Regional Commission, Rome, Georgia.

*Activities are conducted in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the State Open Meeting requirements.

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PSA for MAY 2018 Council of Chief Elected Officials of Northwest Georgia, Workforce Development Board, and Committee Meetings

PSA for Council of Chief Elected Officials of Northwest Georgia, Workforce Development Board, and Committee Meetings

Please run the notices below as a public service announcement, at your convenience, prior to the meeting dates.  Included are the meetings Agenda for your reference, in compliance with the July 1999 revisions to the Georgia Open Meetings Law.

MEETING NOTICES

Jim Henry, Chairman of the Nominating Committee, announces a meeting of the NOMINATING  COMMITTEE for the purpose of: Minutes; Officers; Executive Committee; and other items. The meeting will be at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 16,  2018, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, Georgia.

Robert Martin, Chairman of the Proposal Review Committee, announces a meeting of the PROPOSAL REVIEW COMMITTEE for the purpose of: Minutes; New Programs and Providers; Policies; and other items. The meeting will be at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 16, 2018, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, Georgia.

Bruce Bowman, Chairman of the Workforce Development Board, announces a meeting of the WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD (WDB) OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA for the purpose of:  Consent Agenda; Fiscal Report; Promoting Access for Individuals with Disabilities Committee Report; Youth Committee Report and Recommendations; Proposal Review Committee Report and Recommendations; Nominating Committee Report and Recommendations; High Demand Career Initiative Update; Laura Gammage, GDEcD; and other items. The meeting will be at 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, Georgia.

Ted Rumley, Chairman of the Council of Chief Elected Officials of Northwest Georgia, announces a Meeting of the CHIEF ELECTED OFFICIALS OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA (CCEO) for the purpose  of: Consent Agenda; Workforce Development Board Membership; WDB Actions; and other items. The meeting will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 17, 2018, Gordon County Agricultural Services Center, Calhoun, Georgia.

*Activities are conducted in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the State Open Meeting requirements.

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Business Informer, April 2018

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April 24, 2018

Rome-Floyd Chamber of Commerce

Confluence

DeSoto Theatre, Downtown Rome, GA

Date: April 12, 2018

Al Hodge, President, Rome Floyd Chamber of Commerce

The Rome-Floyd Chamber’s annual Confluence was held at the historic DeSoto Theatre in downtown Rome, Georgia on April 12th.  The Confluence is a one day conference of inspiration, innovation and motivation.  The community-based event is planned and executed by the Rome Floyd Chamber with help from a large volunteer committee.  The Confluence is designed to provide insights on emerging technical trends and generate ideas as well as promote an entrepreneurial spirit in the community.

This year’s attendees learned about trends in virtual reality; toys and games; wearable technology; 3-D printers; and the implications of new technology in healthcare.

Speakers included Dr. David Lee, UGA Vice President of Research and Development, Thomas Gatliff, Owner of Gatliff Technologies, Annie Eaton, President and CEO of Futurus, Matt Nuccio, Design Edge, Joshua Cutter and Berry Student Team, Solar Powered Sensor, Dr. Himanshu Patel, Redmond Regional Medical Center and Harbin Clinic, Witt Teem and Graham Widmann, HackBerry Fashion Show

Witt Teem and Graham Widmann– Hackberry Technology in Fashion

NORTHWEST GEORGIA MOBILE CAREER CENTER

The Mobile Career Resource Center is a 13-station, state-of-the-art, fully accessible computer lab. The unit offers a full array of services.  Internet connection is via satellite. Printer, scanner and copy services are available on the unit. A fully accessible ADA workstation is available adjacent to the wheelchair lift.  For more information and/or to reserve the lab, please contact Terri Morgan, tmorgan@nwgrc.org.

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Youth Committee and PAID Committee Meetings, May 2018

MEETING NOTICES

Beth Kelley, Chairman of the Youth Committee, announces a  meeting of the Youth Committee for the purpose of: Minutes;  Performance Report; Fiscal Report; Goals and Objectives; Youth Services Dropout Policy; Youth Work Experience Agreements; Vickie Spence, Executive Director, United Way of Gordon County; and other items. The meeting will be at Noon, Wednesday, May 9, 2018,  Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, Georgia.

Paul Ray, Chairman of the Promoting Access for Individuals with Disabilities Committee  announces a meeting of the Promoting Access for Individuals with Disabilities Committee  for the purpose of Minutes; Goals and Objectives; Website; Business Representatives; and other items. The meeting will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 10, 2018, at Vocational Rehabilitation, Rome, Georgia.

*Activities are conducted in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the State Open Meeting requirements.*

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WDB/CCEO/Committee Meetings, March 2018

Public Service Announcement (PSA), in compliance with the July 1999 revisions to the Georgia Open Meetings Law.

MEETING NOTICES

Beth Kelly, Chairman of the Youth Committee, announces a meeting of the YOUTH  COMMITTEE for the purpose of: Minutes; Fiscal Report; Performance Report; Budgets, and other items. The meeting will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, Georgia.

A PROPOSAL REVIEW COMMITTEE meeting has been scheduled for the purpose of: Chairman, Minutes, New Programs and Providers, Budgets, and other items. The meeting will be at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, Georgia.

Bruce Bowman, Chairman of the Workforce Development Board, announces a meeting of the WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD (WDB) OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA for the purpose of:  Consent Agenda; Fiscal Report; Promoting Access for Individuals with Disabilities Committee Report; Youth Committee Report and Recommendations; Proposal Review Committee Report and Recommendations; High Demand Career Initiative Update; and other items. The meeting will be at 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Calhoun, Georgia.

Ted Rumley, Chairman of the Council of Chief Elected Officials of Northwest Georgia, announces a Meeting of the CHIEF ELECTED OFFICIALS OF NORTHWEST GEORGIA (CCEO) for the purpose  of: Consent Agenda; Workforce Development Board Membership; WDB Actions; and other items. The meeting will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, March 15, 2018, Gordon County Agricultural Services Center, Calhoun, Georgia.

*Activities are conducted in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the State Open Meeting requirements.

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