For Immediate Release
Lori Berman, Communications Specialist
Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas


For Immediate Release
January 30, 2017

Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas Recognizes Marla Cummings as 2016 Adult Program Participant of the Year
ARLINGTON, Texas - Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas held their 20th Annual Awards of Excellence celebration on Wednesday, January 25th at the Ruthe Jackson Center in Grand Prairie, TX. Each year workforce center staff nominate individuals who have participated in WIOA adult program services. The 2016 Adult Participant of the Year Award was presented to Marla Cummings for her commitment to the program by successfully completing job readiness workshops and work experience training.
The North Central Texas Workforce Annual Awards of Excellence was sponsored by ResCare Workforce Services, Northlake EDC, Rockwall, EDC, Collin College, Greenville EDC, McKinney, EDC, and Samsung HVAC. The Awards of Excellence is an opportunity to recognize and reward the hard work of the Board, workforce center staff, their customers, and business partners throughout the 14-county area the board serves.

Left to Right: Marla Cummings and Monesia Downs

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In partnership with the North Central Texas Council of Governments, Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas is one of 28 local workforce boards throughout the state.  The board serves Collin, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell, and Wise counties.  The primary goal of the workforce board is to meet the needs of Texas employers through locally designed market-driven workforce development initiatives and services. 
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