Month: May 2013

Henderson County Job Fair June 6th

May 31, 2013

The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Blue Ridge Community College, the NC Department of Commerce Division of Employment Security, and the Mountain Area Workforce Development Board to present Job Fair 2013 at the BRCC Conference Hall from 1 pm – 5 pm on Thursday, June 6, 2013.  The Job Fair will bring a wide range of employers more

Western Carolina University: Call for Industry Partners

May 22, 2013

Each year, the Department of Engineering and Technology at Western Carolina University launches a two semester Capstone Project course for undergraduate seniors. Capstone Projects allow students to integrate engineering training and project management skills. This course is multi-disciplinary – mixing students from all three of the University’s programs (electrical engineering, computer engineering and engineering technology). more

Local Manufacturers Partner with Vocational Solutions

May 16, 2013

Vocational Solutions of Henderson County is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing career and life skills training to adults with disabilities or other vocational barriers in a supportive environment.  They pursue this goal by partnering with local businesses in the community to provide a host of outsourcing services.  The work generated by local firms provides more

Industrial Executives Forum: Recap and Next Steps

May 15, 2013

On April 18th the Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development hosted the 2013 Industrial Executives Forum. The Forum featured two discussion panels; the first focused on Retaining Top Talent & Attracting the Future Workforce, the second concentrated on Managing a Business in Transition. Over 115 industrial representatives, HCPED members and elected officials attended the meeting. more

All-States Medical Supply Hiring 50 Employees

May 3, 2013

All-States Medical Supply’s staff is more than doubling in size in the next two months to meet the demands of a recently awarded Medicare contract. Medicare just released their list of only eighteen contract suppliers who won the bids for the national mail-order program for diabetes supplies. These will be the only companies allowed to more