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Community-based Projects
Project Number Description Status
ED-A-1
Create a local jobs database for the city and surrounding areas, including skills needed, pay rate, training required, benefits, and other pertinent information.
Not Started
ED-A-2
Tailor the existing business expo to incorporate programming targeted at middle and high school students.
Not Started
ED-A-3
Develop partnerships between small businesses and the YMCA that incentivize increased physical activity among the community’s workforce.
Not Started
ED-A-10
Help middle school-aged youth develop career interest areas through job shadowing
Not Started
ED-A-11
Help parents become more aware of the Blackhawk Technical College classes, transfer credits, and advanced placement classes available at the high school level.
Not Started
ED-A-12
Develop career pathway programs in the school system, exploring local grant opportunities as potential funding sources
Not Started
ED-A-13
Host Lunch and Learns to educate small businesses on health and wellness.
Not Started
ED-A-14
Organize a small business co-op for health care information.
Not Started
ED-A-15
Develop partnerships with local health providers and the Medical Assistant, Nursing, and other programs at Blackhawk Technical College to perform low-cost health assessments for local businesses.
Not Started
ED-A-16
Create a centralized, shared location for employers and employees to access information about successful healthy incentive programs in the region.
Not Started
ED-A-17
Use Employee Assistance Programs to promote and attract talent to local businesses
Not Started
ED-A-18
Create a clearinghouse of local employee health and wellness data to identify trends and develop conclusions.
Not Started
ED-A-19
Develop a local and regional freight study that draws upon available data and knowledge of local businesses, the goal of which would be affirmation of existing, or identification of new, freight corridors in the city
Not Started
ED-A-20
Work with larger corporations in the community to identify opportunities for services or vendors that may be filled locally, and assist small businesses in meeting these demands.
Not Started