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Local Business Harnesses the Talents of Area's Students

Posted by: Kara Lindsay, MEDCO Intern on Thursday, August 8, 2019
This year, Iowa has been expanding work-based learning to better prepare students for careers in high demand job markets. The state goal is for 70% of Iowa’s workforce to have education or training beyond high school. While this is a nice goal for the state to have, such a goal requires action from the communities to achieve it. Community Promise is

There Will Always Be a Need for Plumbing

Posted by: on Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Hanna Plumbing and Heating embraces the tagline: A family-owned, full-service plumbing, and HVAC Contractor. “There’s nothing more rewarding than having a business you started from nothing grow into something successful with your family around,” said Hanna Plumbing and Heating Vice President Tim Hanna. Tim and his wife Vicki started the

Students Gain a Competitive Advantage Through Internship Experiences

Posted by: on Wednesday, October 10, 2018
According to a recent Gallup poll, the number one thing employers want most in a new hire is an internship or one-the-job experience. So, why not start now? Information and connections gained through Community Promise or an internship facilitated by Kirkwood Workplace Learning Connection are great places to start. Two area high school students are headed in
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