Ask Clara Collins about returning to school and she’ll tell you, “It’s never too late.”
Clara had worked as a bookkeeper at a cleaning service in Martin County until she was laid off. Beause her husband, Billy, was also unemployed at the time, the family’s financial situation was precarious. Clara and Billy both wanted a better life for their family.
Because she had lost her job... (more)
When Wanda Colegrove went back to school under the Eastern Kentucky C.E.P., Inc. dislocated worker program, she had no idea that finding the money for tuition and books would be one of the simpler obstacles she would overcome on her way to earning her certificate as a medical lab technician assistant.
Wanda had lost her job driving a rock truck when the company where she worked closed.... (more)
Gov. Paul Patton and the Kentucky Cabinet for Workforce Development recently presented awards for excellence to one EKCEP program and two former participants in EKCEP programs. The awards were presented on October 25 at the 2001 Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Awards Luncheon in Frankfort.
Student Artists Bring Wall-to-Wall Culture to Bell County JobSight
Downtown Pineville now has a full-color, two-story reminder of the good things about life in Bell County, thanks to eight local high school students and the summer component of the Eastern Kentucky C.E.P., Inc. (EKCEP) youth... (more)