Workforce Board elects new officers

Published: Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 03:19 PM.

On Nov. 12, the Gulf Coast Workforce Board (GCWB) celebrated 17 years of providing workforce services to the region at its annual meeting and luncheon at Gulf Coast State College’s Advanced Technology Center. 

“This is the last time an annual meeting would be held for the Gulf Coast Workforce Board, because in 2014, we will adopt a new identity, CareerSource Gulf Coast.” Kimberly Bodine, executive director of the Gulf Coast Workforce Board announced,

At the meeting, Bodine reviewed the local workforce system performance over the last year which included:

·Assisting 1,016 employers recruit and hire workers

·Serving 60,336 walk-ins at the Workforce Center

·Connecting 7,243 individuals to employment

·Providing in demand training and employment services to 1,166 adults, dislocated workers, and youth under the Workforce Investment Act

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