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Ribbon-cutting Tuesday at NCWorks center in Concord

 

CONCORD — The Centralina Workforce Development Board will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of a newNCWorks Career Center at 845 Church St. North, Suite 201, at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The Centralina Workforce Development Board will host the celebration along with the Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Gary Mason, the new leader for the NCWorks Career Center-Cabarrus, will open the ceremony followed by David Hollars, executive cirector for the Centralina Workforce Development Board.

Hollars will honor U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson with a special presentation for his service to Cabarrus County. Hudson will speak about the importance of the center in Cabarrus County.

Also making remarks and helping with the ribbon cutting will be Will Collins, assistant secretary of N.C. Commerce; J. Scott Padgett, mayor of Concord; and M. Darrell Hinnant, mayor of Kannapolis.  Cabarrus County officials, partner agencies, employers, and guests are invited to tour the facility and meet the center’s staff.

The Career Center strives to connect job seekers and employers by providing consistent workforce delivery systems and promoting an integrated delivery approach.

“We’re getting good feedback from employers and consumers in the community.  They don’t feel like this is the same place as before,” says Mason.  “Everything is new, we have new technology, new employees. It’s a new and fresh start.”

The new Career Center is designed to be customer-centered; it includes conference rooms, space for workshops and offices for employers and partner agencies’ usage.

For more information about the NCWorks Career Center-Cabarrus, please contact Gary Mason at 704-786-3183 or by e-mail at gary.mason@rescare.com.

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