2010 Workforce Summit
Lancaster: On Tuesday, November 30, 2010, the Lancaster County Workforce Investment Board sponsored its 11th Annual Workforce Summit, this year, entitled "The Challenge of Long-Term Unemployment for the Workforce System and the Regional Economy". Click here to download a copy of the program which also includes the Annual Report of the Board.
A feature of the Summit was a presentation by Scott Sheely, Executive Director of the Board, who offered a presentation on the State of the Workforce 2011 with PA Secretary of Labor and Industry Sandi Vito commenting on the problem of long-term unemployment and its implications for the recovery and regional economic growth. Sheely closed the program with an overview of actions taken by the PA CareerLink of Lancaster County as it anticipates at 50% increase in services in the face of continued high unemployment. Click here to download a copy of the presentation.
In addition, the Board recognized individuals and organizations as Friends of Workforce for there contribution throughout the year...
- Ed Kauffman and R/W Connections
- Kathy Keller and Donsco
- Walmart Foundation
- Spanish-American Civic Association
- Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit #13
- Patty Pasquino and Willow Valley
- Sandi Vito
Sharon Leese, Chair of the Board, further recognized James Black, Chair from 2008-2010, for his dedicated service to the workforce system and the community.