CareerLink Luzerne County Administrator Christine Jensen recently spoke to members of the Humboldt Park Association about a variety of state and federally-funded employee training grants available to businesses in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
During her presentation, Jensen highlighted several funding options the CareerLink staff can assist businesses in obtaining that will help them defray the costs associated with training new employees.
State Representative Tarah Toohil, PPL Regional Affairs Director Alana Roberts and Pennsylvania CareerLink Luzerne County Administrator Christine Jensen were the featured speakers at the Humboldt Park Association meeting held Tuesday at McCann School of Business and Technology.
Toohil updated the audience on the latest news out of Harrisburg including where the legislature stands in its efforts to get a new state budget signed. She shared her thoughts on the effects the budget impasse is having on human services organizations and other entities that rely heavily on state funding for their operations.
The CAN DO Student Action Committee is seeking names of servicemen and servicewomen with local ties to send them care packages as part of the 11th annual “Operation: CAN DO,” a collection drive of food, personal care and entertainment items for members of the military.
Located directly along the I-81 corridor in Northeast Pennsylvania and just minutes from I-80, Greater Hazleton offers an ideal location, just two hours to New York City and Philadelphia and within a day's drive of half the nation's population.