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TELEWORKS USA PAUSING ON-SITE SERVICES, AND WILL ASSIST CLIENTS VIRTUALLY AND REMOTELY STARTING MONDAY, MARCH 16, THROUGH FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2020

 

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Regular Meetings for EKCEP Board and East Kentucky WIB Cancelled

The regular meetings for both the EKCEP Board of Directors and the East Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board (WIB) scheduled for March 17 and 19 respectively have been cancelled in light of concerns regarding the continued spread of the novel coronavirus.

The boards are next scheduled to meet on June 16 for the board of directors, and June 18 for the WIB.

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Jeremy Yeary Plans for Future Career with Help from eKART

Jeremy Yeary is a busy guy these days, and that’s the way he wants it.

During the week, you can find Yeary in Hazard working as a peer support specialist at the Rebound Center, a Kentucky River Community Care (KRCC) facility for individuals in recovery or seeking recovery from substance use issues. And when he isn’t doing that, he’s on the path to earning a college degree.

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First-ever Appalachia Cyber Summit postponed

Organizers of the first-ever Appalachia Cyber Summit have announced postponement of the event in light of new and heightened recommendations from state and national health experts since Tuesday discouraging large gatherings in wake of COVID-19, or coronavirus.  The event was scheduled to take place on Monday, March 30, 2020 at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg, Ky.

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Knott Countian Ryan Smith Takes Steps in Recovery and to a New Career with Help from eKART

By his own admission, Ryan Smith’s drug addiction was behind many of the choices he made, and it had been that way for years.

“I was staying in trouble all the time, just didn’t have nowhere to go,” he says. “I didn’t have any money, spent it all on drugs.”

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