Connect Ohio to Host Grand Opening of Job Skills Training & Placement Center in Zanesville

ZANESVILLE – On Friday, June 21, Connect Ohio will hold the grand opening for the first Digital Works center, located in Zanesville at the Muskingum County Business Incubator. Digital Works: Connecting People & Jobs, is Connect Ohio’s newest digital skills training program aimed at providing a link between twenty-first century workforce opportunities and community revitalization. The program provides mentoring and training to workers seeking employment and places them in quality teleworking jobs. The grand opening will provide a tour of the center, interviews with current participants, and remarks from dignitaries and program partners.

Featured Speakers:

  • Congressman Bill Johnson (OH-06)
  • OH Senator Troy Balderson
  • Tom Ferree, Connected Nation President/COO
  • Jason Wilson, Director of Ohio Governor’s Office of Appalachia
  • Stu Johnson, Connect Ohio’s Executive Director
  • Michael Dumont, Digital Works National Employer Relation Manager, Connected Nation
  • Randy Cochrane, Director of Muskingum County Jobs and Family Services
  • Carol Humphreys, Muskingum County Business Incubator Executive Director

What: Connect Ohio’s Digital Works Launch

When: Friday, June 21, 2013

Photo-op with speakers 8:45 AM EST

Remarks 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM EST

Refreshments, tours of Training Center 10:30 AM EST

Where: Muskingum County Business Incubator, 2725 Pinkerton Lane, Zanesville, OH 43701

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About Connect Ohio: Connect Ohio, a division of Connected Nation, is a leading technology organization committed to bringing affordable high-speed Internet and broadband-enabled resources to all Ohioans. Connect Ohio effectively raises the awareness of the value of broadband and works to improve technology access, adoption, and use through its programs. Connect Ohio is a nonprofit, technology-neutral public-private partnership. For more information about what Connect Ohio is doing to accelerate technology in Ohio’s communities, visit http://www.connectohio.org. Follow Connect Ohio on Facebook and Twitter.