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Business Solutions Team Hosts an Employer Resource Fair

Posted in Media Releases on December 21, 2016

On November 15th, 27 companies participated in an employer summit on local workforce solutions.  The event was hosted by the North Central Business Solutions Team, spearheaded by the NCWWDB Business…

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Board Member Spotlight: Joe Kinsella Transitions into New Company Role

Posted in Media Releases on December 15, 2016

Joe Kinsella, former President and CEO of Pointe Precision, started his professional journey almost 40 years ago. Following graduation from UW-Stevens Point in 1977, Joe spent a short time teaching…

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Stephanie Haka Hired as Apprenticeship Liaison

Posted in Media Releases on December 15, 2016

New to the position of Apprenticeship Liaison is Stephanie Haka.  She will serve as a link between youth apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, and adult apprenticeship activities in the nine county service area….

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2015 Heavy Metal Tour

Posted in Media Releases on October 16, 2015

  On October 7, 2015 the North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board and Central Wisconsin Metal Manufacturing Alliance held their 4th Annual “Heavy Metal Tour.” The tour encompassed over 3,500…

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NCWWDB Receives Wisconsin Fast Forward Grant to Fund Customized IT Training

Posted in Media Releases on February 2, 2015

North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board (NCWWDB) Executive Director Rene Daniels today announced the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development’s (DWD) intent to award NCWWDB with an $189,642 Wisconsin Fast Forward (WFF) workforce training grant. NCWWDB applied for the grant on behalf of three local companies (Skyward Inc., Sentry Insurance, and Delta Dental of Wisconsin, Inc.) and in collaboration with UW-Stevens Point and Mid-State Technical College…

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NCWWDB Welcomes Two New Staff Members

Posted in Media Releases on December 12, 2014

The North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board is pleased to announce two new staff members to its organization. New to the position of Business Services Director is Derek Heinkkinen and new to the position of Administrative Assistant is Douajee Vang…

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Central Wisconsin’s Fall Job Fair Offers Job Seekers Wide Range of Job Openings

Posted in Media Releases on November 4, 2014

Whether hoping to find a better job, a fresh start, or a new career direction, 375 job seekers were provided an opportunity to connect with over 80 hiring employers at the Central Wisconsin Job Fair. A variety of employers from both the public and private sectors were available and eager to hire for approximately 713 openings in a wide range of fields…

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NCWWDB Announces Recipients of its 2nd Annual Erhard Huettl – WIA Awards of Excellence!

Posted in Media Releases on October 3, 2014

The North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board recently selected and announced the award recipients of its 2nd Annual Erhard Huettl WIA – Awards of Excellence. Nominees were solicited throughout the Workforce Development Board’s nine-county region, for the following three categories: Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Program Participant of the Year, Adult Program Participant of the Year, and Dislocated Worker Participant of the Year…

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3rd Annual Heavy Metal Tour will be held October 8, 2014

Posted in Media Releases on September 30, 2014

Stevens Point, WI – Nearly 3000 8th grade students from 30 School Districts will be participating in the 3rd Annual North Central WI “Heavy Metal Tour” on October 8, 2014. In conjunction with 46 manufacturing employers, this event is sponsored by the North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board, Nicolet, Northcentral and Mid-State Technical Colleges, and the Central Wisconsin Metal Manufacturers Alliance…

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Former NCWWDB Staff Member Returns to Serve on Board

Posted in Media Releases on July 29, 2014

Stevens Point, WI – The North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board’s (NCWWDB’s) board of directors, recently voted in and welcomed a new member. Joining for a three-year term is former NCWWDB staff member Dave Eckmann…

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