Workforce Program Seeks Volunteers for Youth Mentoring Effort
The Central Virginia Workforce Development Board wants to partner with working and retired professionals who have a passion for young job seekers and want to invest in their future. The board’s Virginia Career Works youth program is launching a new “Career Mentoring Service,” which will connect young people to an expert in their career pathway.
Blido Recognized as Bedford 2020 Citizen of the Year
Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce at its annual Excellence in Business ceremony honored Traci Blido as 2020 Citizen of the Year.
Workforce Board Addresses Employment Shortages
Since July 1, 2021, workforce system staff has served 30 unique businesses, held eight hiring events or job fairs, and provided three businesses with Existing Worker Contracts to help retain the companies and train key workers.
Region 2000 Service Authority Welcomes New Hires
Two new employees will begin work at the Region 2000 Service Authority.
Building Resilient Communities - National Hazard Mitigation Funding Announcement
The FY 2021 Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) NOFOs for the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) grant programs will open on Sept. 30, 2021.
September is Bicycle and Pedestrian Awareness Month
Safety on our roadways depends on mutual respect and understanding that all users have shared road rights and responsibilities.
Bedford Town Launches New Transit Services
Starting September 1st Bedford Town residents and visitors will have access to public transit, on the new Otter bus.
GLTC Seeking Public Input on Proposed Route Changes
GLTC is holding several sessions to seek public input on proposed route changes.