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Grow with Google October 29, 2019 | 8:30 - 9:30 AM Grinnell College Golf Course  (October 28, 2019)  Grow with Google October 29, 2019 | 8:30 - 9:30 AM Grinnell College Golf Course Join the Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce as they host a Google-supported trainer for a Google workshop and discussion! Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your online presence using a free business listing, search ...

Register Now Career Fair Saturday Nov 9 10am-Noon BGM School  (October 17, 2019)  Employers and High School Students and parents, can still sign up for the Career Fair Saturday, November 9, 2019 at BGM School from 10 A.M. until noon. Come to a showcase of career opportunities of Poweshiek County. For students planning to enter the work force directly after high school and for ...

Save the Date: Future Ready Iowa Speaker  (October 17, 2019)  Local Employers and Schools Administrators Invited Thursday, November 21, 8:30am-10:30am At Drake Community Library, Caulkins Community Room Future Ready Iowa Policy Adviser, Kathy Leggett Speaks about Future Ready Iowa For more information email jessica@powi80.com

Free Business Consultations Nov 4  (October 8, 2019)  Iowa SBDC will be offering free business consultations on November 4th at Iowa Valley Community College in Grinnell. Paul Heath of the University of Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be hosting free, confidential business consultations. He is available for one hour, one-on-one sessions from 9 a.m. to 4 ...

Career Fair Saturday, November 9 10am-Noon At BGM School  (October 1, 2019)  Career Fair Saturday, November 9 10am-Noon At BGM School in Brooklyn Iowa For all Poweshiek County High School Students Grades 11-12 and Parents This Job Fair is for high school juniors and seniors from all schools in the area. For all students, those looking for jobs immediately after high school ...

Grant Awarded to Brooklyn Opera House  (September 5, 2019)  Grant Awarded to Brooklyn Opera House from The Enhance Iowa Board for Community Attraction and Tourism The Enhance Iowa Program provides financial incentives to communities for the construction of recreational, cultural, educational or entertainment facilities that enhance the quality of life in Iowa. More than $2.5 million in CAT grants ...

Laborshed Study to be Conducted in Poweshiek County  (September 5, 2019)  Poweshiek Iowa Development is partnering with Iowa Workforce Development and Iowa Economic Development Authority to complete a Laborshed employment study for the Poweshiek County area. This study will geographically define which communities contribute to Poweshiek County’s workforce, regardless of political boundaries. This defined area is called a ...

Junior Achievement Spring 2019 at Grinnell, Montezuma, BGM  (August 21, 2019)  Junior Achievement's purpose is to inspire & prepare young people to succeed through providing them with the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, make smart academic and economic choices, and realize the opportunities and realities of work and life. This spring Poweshiek ...

Teacher Experience: Work Based Learning 2019  (August 21, 2019)  This summer from June 24-27, 2019 Poweshiek Iowa Development and Iowa Valley Community College put on a course for educators in the county. Teacher Experience Work-based Learning focused on career clusters: Advanced Manufacturing, Construction, Energy and Service Careers. Five teachers participated and received 2 CEU credits for completing the course. They ...