Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

workforce

LSSC lineworker students ready to enter workforce

LSSC lineworker students ready to enter workforce

Seven students completed Lake-Sumter State College’s inaugural Lineworker Boot Camp preparing them for a competitive and high-demand career as a lineworker. Lineworkers may not be a household name, but their work impacts all of us – especially during storm season. Lineworkers…
Lake’s new online skills finder links businesses to workforce

Lake’s new online skills finder links businesses to workforce

A new interactive online tool will connect businesses, students, parents, and educators in an effort to create better access to skills-building programs. The Lake County Skills Finder showcases educational programs, with a focus on career technical education, within the Lake…
Workforce housing 

Workforce housing 

Leesburg city commissioners recently approved a zoning ordinance request by planner Greg Beliveau that potentially would enable developer CHS Management to build a 44-unit apartment complex on a two-acre site on East Main Street. Pitched as much-needed workforce housing for…
Person of Interest: Stephanie Harris

Person of Interest: Stephanie Harris

Executive director of New Beginnings of Central Florida Vital Stats: In 1999, she earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from Barton College in North Carolina. She joined New Beginnings of Central Florida January 2017. She served in leadership positions…
Lake County to celebrate companies during Manufacturing Month

Lake County to celebrate companies during Manufacturing Month

Lake County, home to more than 300 manufacturing companies with nearly 8,000 employees, announced a multi-faceted campaign to bring awareness to the importance of manufacturing to the county’s economy. The initiative launches Oct. 1, the start of Manufacturing Month in…
Workers getting a new resource center in Leesburg

Workers getting a new resource center in Leesburg

Members of the workforce who need help to get ahead soon will have a new employment resource center. The city of Leesburg is constructing a multi-purpose facility targeting moderate-income workers who can benefit from skills training, computer training, job placement,…
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