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Southern Virginia commits to becoming 'Work Ready'

June 24, 2013
Southern Virginia commits to becoming 'Work Ready'

Southern Virginia is the first region in the country to commit to earning the designation, “Certified Work Ready Community.” The effort launched Friday in Martinsville.


Local leaders kick off work-ready initiative

June 23, 2013
Local leaders kick off work-ready initiative

Southside leaders are encouraging workers to pursue a National Career Readiness Certificate to show employers they have skills needed to do available jobs.


Collaborative awards grant for certified production technician training

June 3, 2013

The Dan River Region Collaborative has awarded a $27,600 grant to Patrick Henry Community College to support 12 students in the new certified production technician training program.


Dan River Region Collaborative selected for ACT Certified Work Ready Communities Academy

June 1, 2013
The Dan River Region Collaborative has been selected to represent the Commonwealth of Virginia as a regional pilot in the national ACT Certified Work Ready Communities Academy, announced Dr. Julie J. Brown, Project Director of the Dan River Region Collaborative.