Posts with the tag “veterans”

Veterans Transition Liaison Job Opening
by Melissa Thompson on September 8th, 2020
The Pennyrile Area Development District (PeADD) is seeking a qualified individual for the West Kentucky Workforce Board’s Veteran Transition Liaison.  Responsibilities center on implementing strategies to build and maintain military and community relationships in order to create and supply the talent pipeline for exiting military/veterans to local business/industry employment as well as to post-se...  Read More
Operation: What Comes Next Webinar
by Melissa Thompson on August 18th, 2020
Are you a Transitioning Service Member or Military Spouse looking to explore career opportunities?Are you considering a move but want to know more about the community?Join USO Transitions Fort Campbell for a virtual spotlight on Carhartt & Madisonville/Hopkins County.Carhartt will join us to discuss details of their employment opportunities. You will hear directly from Carhartt veterans and their ...  Read More
by Melissa Thompson on May 8th, 2019
Department of Defense Invites You to Participate in the Hiring Heroes Career Fair (Career opportunities for wounded, ill, injured and transitioning Service members, Veterans, military spouses and primary caregivers)Cole Park Commons1610 William C. Lee RoadFort Campbell, KY 42223Wednesday, June 5, 20199 a.m. to 2 p.m.For additional information contact, Mr. David “Kelly” Williams Jr. at 571-372-2129...  Read More
Madisonville Military Day 2019
by Melissa Thompson on March 12th, 2019
We love Madisonville, Kentucky, so much that we call it “The Best Town on Earth.”  We would love to bring current military here for a day to see if you might love it, too.  We want to take you to lunch and dinner.  We want to show you some of our great places to work, study and play.  We want to introduce you to some of our great citizens like you.Please register for Madisonville Military Day, Jun...  Read More
WKWB Veterans Transition Liaison Speaks to Madisonville Noon Kiwanis Club
by Melissa Thompson on February 27th, 2019
Derek Poor, WKWB Veterans Transition Liaison, visited Madisonville on February 22 to speak at the Madisonville Noon Kiwanis Club on how the workforce board is assisting transitioning military, veterans and spouses with finding high demand/high wage occupations in the region.  He also gave some insight on how communities can take part in reaching out to these individuals in hopes to keep them in th...  Read More
Entrepreneurship & Workforce in a Rural Community Conference
by Melissa Thompson on October 18th, 2018
Workforce staff attended the Entrepreneurship & Workforce in a Rural Community Conference on October 18, 2018 at Madisonville Community College. Dr. Larry Cox, with Pepperdine University, was the keynote speaker at the event. Mr. Cliff Yager, the O2O Installation Manager at Fort Campbell and Mr. Reggie Ordonez, who is the Director for Pathway's Veterans Business Outreach Center, were invited by WK...  Read More
Transitioning Military & Veterans Tour Local Industries
by Melissa Thompson on July 9th, 2018
Metalsa is a global company with more than 60 years of experience in the automotive industry, who manufactures safe and sustainable products for people around the world, and is seeking to minimize environmental impact through innovation in their processes and products. Today, Metalsa hosted a tour for transitioning military, veterans, and community partners from Kentucky & Tennessee. It was a priv...  Read More
Fort Campbell Represented in Washington, DC
by Melissa Thompson on February 28th, 2018
On February 28, 2018, Marc Quesenberry, WKWB Veterans Liaison, was among over 50 community leaders from both Christian County, KY and Montgomery County, TN who visited our Congressional delegation, the Department of the Army, and the Department of Labor  in Washington, DC.  Marc shared the programs/successes we bring to military transitioning from Ft. Campbell into civilian jobs....  Read More
Soldier for Life presents Weekly Employer Events
by Melissa Thompson on September 18th, 2017
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