• Lakes Region Workforce Development Resource Summit

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    Name: Lakes Region Workforce Development Resource Summit
    Date: March 16, 2018
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    A regional event bringing together business leaders, federal and state resource providers and community developers to help Lakes Region businesses improve employee hiring and retention.

    Join us Friday March 16th from 9am to Noon at the Lakes Region Community College campus beginning in the Automotive Technology Building.

    9am- Registration/Networking

    First Panel: Workforce Development in the Lakes Region

    Moderated by Larissa Baia, Interim President at Lakes Region Community College
    Jeanne Shaheen, United States Senator
    Dr. Ross Gittell, Chancellor Community College System of NH

    Justin Slattery, Belknap EDC–Lakes Region Internship database/200x2020
    Healthcare – Cass Walker, LRGHealthcare
    Manufacturing - Gary Groleau, NH Ball Bearing

    Technical - Karl Douglas, Eversource
    Automotive - Jamie Decato, LRCC Automotive Technology Program

    Second Panel: Best Practices for Employers, Community Infrastructure, What Attracts People to Live in our Region?
    Moderated by Kim McDonald, VP/Employee Relations Officer at NH Mutual Bancorp
    ELOs –  Amy Yeakel, Newfound Regional School District
    Housing –  Carmen Lorentz, Lakes Region Community Developers

    NH Job Grants/Apprenticeships – Kathy Morin, Laconia Refrigeration
    Running Start - Mike Fredericksen- Laconia High School Principal
    Businesses Creating Unique Work Culture – Dr. Melissa Kennell, Children’s Dentistry
     Businesses Creating Unique Work Cultures – Lori Contraros, Great NH Restaurants T-BONES/Cactus Jack's

    This is an interactive event to identify challenges, discuss solutions, collaborate with other business leaders to improve business vitality in the Lakes Region.

    Be Connected. Be Engaged.
    Attendance if free. Pre-registration is required.

    Event Sponsors:

    Gold Sponsor

    Silver Sponsor

    In Collaboration Hosted By:

    Lakes Region Community College
    379 Belmont Road, Laconia, NH
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, March 16, 2018
    9am to Noon
    Contact Information:
    For more information, contact the Chamber at 603-524-5531.
    Attendance is Free.
    Pre-registration is Required.
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