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GCP Board news: Two new members appointed

The Greater Cleveland Partnership Board of Directors approved the appointment of two new Board members at its quarterly meeting last week: Charles E. (Chuck) Jones, president and CEO of FirstEnergy, and Rear Admiral June Ryan, Commander, Ninth Coast Guard District, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security.

Mr. Jones also will serve on the GCP Executive Committee. Read more.

Learn how your company can access workforce training money

More than 122,000 Ohio employees already have been trained through the Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program. That number will increase because Round 4 begins soon.

Businesses can begin the online application process next Monday, September 28, and will have more than two weeks to gather the necessary information to complete their request.  Click for details.

Discovering identity and a possible career path

True2U, a collaborative career exploration/volunteer mentoring program for 800 Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) eighth-graders was launched last week with a kickoff event at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

Many thanks to the volunteer mentors from GCP member companies, including The Lubrizol Corporation, Medical Mutual, KeyBank and The Sherwin-Williams Company, who attended. Read more.

Joe Roman on WTAM

Get an update on several Greater Cleveland Partnership priorities in this month's interview with GCP President and CEO Joe Roman and "Wills and Snyder" host Bill Wills.

Topics include: Increases in passenger traffic and capacity at Hopkins Airport; new weekday shuttle service between Burke Lakefront Airport and Cincinnati; progress in preparations to host the 2016 Republican National Convention; and launching True2You, a collaborative career exploration/volunteer mentoring program for 800 CMSD eighth-graders. Click to listen.