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Chamber members gathered for networking and sharing information at Living Waters during Connect@Lunch on March 22. Ryan Richards, Executive Director for Southeast AlabamaWorks was the guest speaker. He shared local, regional and national statistics and concerns about our current and future workforce.

“AlabamaWorks is the state’s new unified workforce development center that serves as a centralized “go-to” for employers, job seekers and training seekers.” Ryan said. “Southeast AlabamaWorks is one of the seven regional workforce councils in the state. The purpose of the Regional Workforce Council is to facilitate implementation of workforce development programs and services that support economic and job development. It also address the workforce needs of new and existing businesses and industries.”

Three Pigs Pub & Grill catered a delicious meal for the event.

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Ryan Richards, Executive Director - Southeast AlabamaWorks

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