Mayor Rawlings-Blake to Celebrate Grand Opening of Employment Connection Center

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Sunday, July 19, 2015

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake to Celebrate Grand Opening of Employment Connection Center

Center to serve residents and businesses in the South and Southwest Baltimore communities, continues administration's efforts to fight unemployment

WHAT:

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake along with the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) and the Baltimore Local Development Corporation will join representatives from the Horseshoe Casino, and the business community to announce the grand opening of the Employment Connection Center (ECC), which will serve residents and businesses in the Casino Impact area as well as South and Southwest Baltimore.

The ECC, which is financed with Local Impact Grant funds from the Horseshoe Casino, offers job seekers an opportunity to upgrade their basic computer skills, gain additional computer certifications, explore careers, prepare for interviews and connect to employers.

The Employment Connection Center is one of four satellite employment centers, joining three Community Job Hubs and two, full-service, One-Stop Career Centers to create MOED's Career Center Network.

Under the Rawlings-Blake Administration, Baltimore City unemployment has been reduced by a third with more than 12,000 new jobs created. 

WHEN:

TOMORROW, Monday, July 20, 9:30 am

WHERE:

1410 Bush Street, Suite 122

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