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SCK LAUNCH Experience Needs You!

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Are you comfortable working with and interacting with students? SCK LAUNCH Experience Group Leaders are vital facilitators for Experience. As a group leader, you will interact with and guide students through the Experience event - from start to finish. Click here to view the two-page detail information packet that outlines the 'day-in-the-life' of a SCK LAUNCH Experience Group Leader. The most important part to remember about being a Group Leader is HOW EXCITED the students are to be participating in the Experience hands-on career expo.

Would you rather volunteer elsewhere for the Experience event? Please contact Director of Programs and Events Katie Dykes for additional information about other volunteer opportunities.

Team Workforce Career Connection: July 12 @ Noon

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The next Career Connection will be held on July 12 from Noon to 4 pm at the Kentucky Career Center, in Bowling Green. You will be able to interview applicants during the event. If you are hiring and want to participate, please contact Workforce Coordinator Ra Pok.

Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce Offers Discounted Mandatory Labor Law Poster

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The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives to offer mandatory Kentucky and federal labor law posters at a discounted rate through the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

Kentucky employers with one or more employees are required to post a variety of notices that must meet certain requirements and knowing which labor law posters to display can often be a time consuming and frustrating task for many employers.

To place your order, visit and make sure to choose the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce.

STEP Funding Still Available for Small Businesses

If you run a small business in Kentucky, you may not know you have the opportunity to increase your export potential. Companies can begin exporting or boost their current international sales through the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant funded through the US Small Business Administration.

Small businesses that wish to participate in the STEP program must submit an application by Nov. 23 and use approved funds by Dec. 31. Funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis and companies can secure approval before final plans for the capital are in place.

For more information about the STEP program and to apply, click here.

SAVE THE DATE! OnTrack Cars To Be Auctioned in Mecum Auctions This Fall

The Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College and Warren County Area Technology Center's OnTrack cars will be auctioned at Mecum later this fall. Look for both cars as they compete at Holley LS Fest on September 7 - 9 at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green!

Since the program's inception, OnTrack has helped build South Central Kentucky's quality workforce by introducing more than 2,000 students to STEM-related careers, including manufacturing and motorsports.

All auction proceeds are re-invested into the OnTrack program. For more information about the program or to donate, please click here

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Red Tape Reduction

Red Tape Reduction
Through May 2018, 2,200 of the 4,700+ administrative regulations have been reviewed.
395 regulations have been repealed
369 regulations have been amended
South Central Kentucky Economic Development:
For 2018, the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce has announced seven economic development projects totaling $40.92 million in capital investment and 157 new jobs. For the second year in a row, Bowling Green was ranked second in Site Selection magazine's list of high-performing metros among communities with populations less than 200,000 based on total economic development projects for 2017.
About the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce:
Incorporated in 1935, the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce is a 5-Star Accredited Chamber by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was named the 2009 Chamber of the Year by the American Chamber of Commerce Executives. As the fourth largest chamber in Kentucky, the Chamber serves as a premier business advocate for its more than 1,350 partners and is the driving force for economic development in South Central Kentucky. Its primary goals are to promote growth and success in the business community, reaching its small business partners and those in large industries alike. With leadership programs, governmental relations projects, educational initiatives and involvement opportunities, the Chamber aims to support the community and its neighbors in order to enhance the business climate and continue to grow the region.

Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce 710 College Street  Bowling Green Kentucky United States 42101

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