Cabinet for Economic Development
Cabinet’s Bluegrass State Skills Corporation to Host Workforce Training Workshops

Press Release Date:  Monday, March 22, 2010  
Contact Information:  Mandy Lambert, (502) 564-7670  


Series of seven workshops to be held across the state in April

                                               

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 22, 2010) – In an effort to familiarize Kentucky business and industry representatives with state workforce training program guidelines, the Cabinet for Economic Development’s Bluegrass State Skills Corporation (BSSC) will conduct seven training sessions across the state during April. 

Participants will learn about project funding limits, eligible training types, the application process and the reimbursement and credit process for the grant-in-aid and skills training investment tax credit programs.  Human resource managers, training managers, plant managers and others from BSSC eligible firms that are responsible for employee training are encouraged to attend one of the training sessions.  To determine eligibility, refer to the BSSC Web site at www.thinkkentucky.com/bssc. 

Pre-registration is not required but is recommended due to limited seating.  Registration requests may be e-mailed to CED.BSSCgrp@ky.gov or Jennifer.Burkhead@ky.gov, and must include: name, phone number, company name and location of desired training session.  The following is a list of scheduled training sessions (all times are local): 

Bowling Green--

Monday, April 5

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce

710 College Street

Bowling Green, Ky. 42101

 

Kentucky Dam Village--

Tuesday, April 6

8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park Resort

Village Green Meeting Room

113 Administration Drive

Gilbertsville, Ky. 42044-0069

 

Louisville--

Tuesday, April 13

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Kentuckiana Works

410 West Chestnut Street, Suite 200

Louisville, Ky. 40202

 

Somerset--

Tuesday, April 20

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Pulaski County Area Technology Center

3865 S. Hwy 27, Suite 101

Somerset, Ky. 42501

 

Pikeville--

Thursday, April 22

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Big Sandy Community College-Pikeville Campus
120 South River Fill Drive

Pikeville, Ky. 41501-1684

 

Mount Sterling--

Tuesday, April 27

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Clay Community Center-MSU side

3400 Indian Mound Drive

Mount Sterling, Ky. 40353

 

Florence--

Thursday, April 29

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Northern Kentucky Area Development District

22 Spiral Drive

Florence, Ky. 41042 

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The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development is the primary state agency in Kentucky responsible for creating new jobs and new investment in the state. New business investment in Kentucky in 2009 totaled nearly $977 million with the creation of more than 6,600 new jobs. Information on available development sites, workforce training, incentive programs, community profiles, small business development and other resources is available at www.ThinkKentucky.com.