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Clarksville Montgomery County Career Center earns Business of the Month Recognition

 

Miller-Motte Technical CollegeClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County Career Center located near DowClarksville-Montgomery County Career Centerntown Clarksville caters to the needs of the unemployed and employers to increase workforce opportunities in Clarksville, Montgomery County, and the surrounding areas.

From employee preparation, such as, résumé writing and assistance, training, pre-employment testing, to job searching by networking with employers, the Career Center provides all of these services and more.

Clarksville Montgomery County Career Center Business of the Month Award

Clarksville Montgomery County Career Center Business of the Month Award

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County Mayor Carolyn Bowers looks back at the last eight years and ahead at Montgomery County’s Future

 

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Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers was born and raised in Clarksville-Montgomery County. She graduated from Clarksville High School, then attended Austin Peay State University where she received her Bachelor and Masters Degrees. For 29 years, she taught high school business and computer classes in the school system. It was something she enjoyed and loved to do.

Serving as Montgomery County Trustee for two terms before becoming Montgomery County Mayor gave her experience with the county budget and the revenue end. As mayor, she began working on the expenditure end as well as managing the revenues and the bonds that you sell to fund capital projects.

Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers.

Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers.

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Clarksville Helps Ex-Offenders Find Employment With C.A.R.E.

 

Tennessee Career Center ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Three years ago, The Clarksville-Montgomery County Career Center launched the Clarksville Area Re-Entry (C.A.R.E) program at the Tennessee Department of Labor. C.A.R.E recruits companies in the community to hire ex-offenders. The program offers referrals, job placement assistance and mentors.

“We’re community people who care,” said Angela Egbon, program coordinator of C.A.R.E. “Our goal with C.A.R.E is to help ex-offenders find employment. Some people that come out of jail and can’t find employment will go back to what they know. We can help them find job and give them a sense of who they are as a person. We want them to be successful.” Egbon, who also works as a social worker and employment interviewer for the program, has been with C.A.R.E for almost two years. “We’re sponsored by Senator Joe Pitts,” she said.

Angela Egbon

Angela Egbon is the program coordinator of Clarksville Area Re-Entry at Tennessee (C.A.R.E.)

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Veterans Information Seminar to be held January 31st

 

Montgomery County Veterans Service OrganizationMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Career Center, in conjunction with the Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization, will host a Veterans Information Seminar beginning at 10:00am, January 31st, at the William O. Beach Civic Hall, Veterans Plaza, 350 Pageant Lane.

Veterans will hear presentations from representatives of several local agencies about employment services, job placement, veterans’ preferences, homeless programs, disability compensation, dependent benefits, GI Bill and VA health care, among other programs and services. «Read the rest of this article»

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Senator Tim Barnes and State Representative Joe Pitts Support Unemployment Benefits for Military Spouses

 

The Seal of the State of TennesseeNashville, TN – State Senator Tim Barnes (D-Adams) and State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) want to help Tennessee military families by extending unemployment benefits to individuals who leave their jobs to accompany their spouses on a military transfer.

“Tennessee has long been known for its support of our armed forces,” Barnes said. “This is one key way we can show our military families that we recognize the sacrifices they make every day for our state and our country.”

State Senator Tim Barnes and State Representative Joe Pitts talk about their bill at the Montgomery County Career Center in Clarksville, TN

State Senator Tim Barnes and State Representative Joe Pitts talk about their bill at the Montgomery County Career Center in Clarksville, TN

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Veterans Information Seminar slated for Civic Hall

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Career CenterClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Career Center, in conjunction with the Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization, will host a Veterans Information Seminar from 9:00am to 11:30am, Thursday, January 27th at the Montgomery County Civic Hall, Veterans Plaza, 350 Pageant Lane.

Veterans can hear presentations from representatives of several local organizations to include the Army Career & Alumni Program, the Family Employment Readiness Program, Urban Ministries, Goodwill, and Centerstone.   «Read the rest of this article»

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Veterans Information Seminar slated for Civic Hall

 

Montgomery CountyClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Career Center, in conjunction with the Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization, will host a Veterans Information Seminar from 9:00am to 11:00am October 21st at the Montgomery County Civic Hall, Veterans Plaza, 350 Pageant Lane.

Veterans can speak with representatives of several local organizations about employment rights and services, job placement, veterans’ preferences, homeless programs, VA disability compensation, dependent benefits, GI Bill and other VA education benefits, and VA health care, among other programs and services veterans are entitled to.

Additionally, Assistant Director Stacey Hopwood will give a briefing about the array of services offered at the Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization, and Michael Elliott will discuss services for veterans available through the Career Center.

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