Manufacturing Day; Health Care Education Week
Manufacturing Day; Health Care Education Week
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Rutherford County Celebrates National Manufacturing Day | October 8 - 12, 2018

Rutherford County students are getting a firsthand look at manufacturing jobs throughout the area this week. Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce’s Rutherford Works initiative organized a trio of industry week tours.

Two weeks prior to fall break, Rutherford Works arranged for students to take part in tours of construction-related job sites and industry partners, and this week students are participating in similar tours for manufacturing week.

On Monday, students from Riverdale High School toured Bridgestone, while students from Christiana Middle School toured the Tennessee College of Applied Technology location in Smyrna. Tuesday students from La Vergne middle and high school toured Valeo and students from Blackman High got a tour of Vi-Jon Inc.
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Rutherford County Celebrates Health Care Education Week | October 22 - 26, 2018

There’s an old adage, seeing is believing.
When it comes to Career and Technical Education, seeing is understanding.

Rutherford Works and the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce have organized a third week of industry tours for middle and high school students. This week’s tours are part of Health Care Week.

Beginning Tuesday, RCS students will be touring Interfaith Dental Clinic, Adams Place, Broadmore Senior Living, Boulevard Terrace Nursing & Rehabilitation, TriStar Medical Group, St. Thomas Rutherford and the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Smyrna.
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Upcoming Events

Come Learn How to Help Your Employees
Return to School Tuition Free

November 2, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | COST: FREE
Rutherford Reconnect aims to raise awareness about the financial benefits of adults completing certificates or degrees, and encourage employers to commit to supporting employees on their education journey. A highly skilled workforce will ensure that Rutherford County’s employers remain competitive in high-wage, high-demand sectors of the marketplace. 
We are inviting organizations to identify a Reconnect Ambassador who can point employees, clients and other constituents in the right direction. Training will be provided on November 2nd.

Please join us at the Reconnect Ambassador training on November 2nd to learn how Tennessee Reconnect can help your employees, and your business, grow. 

Rutherford Works Supply Chain Council Meeting 

November 7, 2018 | 8:00 AM

Rutherford Works Manufacturing Council Meeting 

November 8, 2018 | 8:30 AM

Rutherford Works Health Care Council Meeting 

November 14, 2018 | 8:00 AM

Rutherford Works Construction Council Meeting 

November 15, 2018 | 8:00 AM
Rutherford Works is the umbrella for the collaborative work of the offices of Economic Development and Workforce Development out of the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce. Rutherford Works oversees programs and services that help businesses start, grow, stay in, and get recruited to Rutherford County.
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