From THE COMMONWEATLH JOURNAL, June 3, 2023
Cumberlands Workforce Development Area in partnership with the Lake Cumberland Area Development District and the Center for Rural Development facilitated the Regional Hiring Event on Thursday, May 25th. Sam Brown, Chairman of the Cumberland Workforce Development Board visited the hiring event and met with LCADD employee Kristine McCollum, Sandy Birkholz, Shirlene Taylor, Michelle Whitis, Lisa Gosser, Jeric Devore, and Larry Hatfield.
The Cumberland Workforce Development Area stated that Lonnie Lawton, the Center’s CEO, and his staff were extremely helpful and supportive in making this event a great success.
The event featured 57 employers and approximately 200 job seekers. Several employers reported that they were able to set up interviews and some were actually hired on the spot.
“Our staff works very hard to serve the needs of the region and I can’t brag on them enough” said Waylon Wright, executive Director of the Lake Cumberland Area Development District. “Also, Sam Brown has done a great job as Chairman of the Cumberlands Workforce Board and Mr. Lawson’s organization is always a great partner for any regional effort.”
Those who are still looking for a job can visit the Facebook page of the Kentucky Career Center - Cumberland to view posts for available jobs. This page is updated daily.