By Brig. Gen. (ret) Jim Iacocca One hundred years ago this month (August, 1918) during World War I, the United States Army leased 20,000 acres of property in the area of Stithton, Ky., a small farming community in Hardin County. Chosen for its high ground and proximity to the railroad, the Army later acquired the […]
The Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board (LTWDB) hosted its first annual Workforce Summit on June 18, convening employers and workforce stakeholders from throughout the region and beyond to further develop plans for increasing labor participation in the eight-county region. A video recap of the event is available here. At the summit, held at Elizabethtown Community and […]
Thanks to everyone who attended the Workforce Summit earlier this week to help increase labor participation in the Lincoln Trail region. Check out the video recap!
The Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board (LTWDB) is hosting its first annual Workforce Summit at 1 p.m. on Monday, June 18, at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s main campus. At the summit, the board’s Workforce Crisis Task Force will share details of its ongoing efforts to improve the region’s labor participation rate and most importantly […]
The Lincoln Trail Area Development District (LTADD), local subgrant recipient for the Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board (LTWDB) seeks proposals from any governmental, not-for-profit, educational institution or for-profit entity to provide a series of program elements concurrently to young adults (out-of-school youth ages 18-24). Programming should be innovative and tap into other community resources for […]
The Workforce Crisis Task Force continues to engage new members each week. To get involved or to get the latest updates via our newsletter, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. In March, the three subcommittees of the Task Force met (some in multiple locations) to move forward on initiatives which can support increased labor force participation region-wide. Here […]
Megan Stith, United Way of Central Kentucky President/CEO, encourages the community to collaborate and come together to address the workforce shortage.
Hear Dr. Juston Pate, Elizabethtown Community & Technical College President/CEO, talk about the workforce shortage in this region.
Hear from Daniel Carney encouraging our region to work together to solve the workforce shortage.
Jon Ballard, Superintendent of Elizabethtown Independent Schools, encourages educators to get involved with the Workforce Crisis Task Force.