CareerSource PBC, Partners to Receive Community Development Award from U.S. Dept. of Agriculture for Increasing Employment and Economic Opportunity in Glades Communities

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CareerSource Palm Beach County and its local community partners will receive the 2014 Community Development Award from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture for increasing employment and economic opportunity in Glades communities. The award ceremony will be Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.

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Who:    
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture; CareerSource Palm Beach County; Cities of Belle Glade, Pahokee and South Bay; Palm Beach County; The Business Development Board; Lake Okeechobee Regional Economic Alliance; Palm Beach State College; School District of Palm Beach County; Glades Career Readiness Roundtable.

What:    
The USDA will present their 2014 Community Development Award/Rural Community of the Year jointly to the Belle Glade, Pahokee and South Bay communities; business, education and government partners; and elected officials for the success of their collaborative efforts to increase employment and economic opportunity in the Glades communities located in western Palm Beach County. The award recognizes accomplishments between Oct. 2013 and Sept. 2014 (see attachments).

When:    
Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.

Where:
CareerSource Palm Beach County West Career Center
1085 South Main Street
Belle Glade, FL 33430

Details:    
You are invited to send a reporter/photographer/video crew to cover this event. For more information, see the attached award notification letter from the USDA and the award application outlining the accomplishments to increase employment and economic opportunity in the Glades communities.

About CareerSource Palm Beach County:
CareerSource Palm Beach County provides a wide range of employment and job training services for all career seekers and employers in Palm Beach County. More information is available at http://www.careersourcepbc.com

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Patricia Davis
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