Latest News – February 20

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While there are endl;ess scenic beauty all around Leadville Today, tose rooftop shots sure are nice. Thanks tro Leadvilel photgrapher Craig Martin for sharing this one.

While there is endless scenic beauty all around Leadville Today, those rooftop shots sure are nice. Thanks to Leadville photographer Craig Martin for sharing this one.

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The Leadville Workforce Center is hosting a FREE WEBINAR for employers: Tax Credits You’re Not Using. Connecting-Colorado_WorkforceNext  Wednesday, Feb. 24 , from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. join the group to learn about the NEW CHANGES to the Work Opportunity Tax Credits and how you can maximize your business tax credits and reduce employer federal tax liability by as much as $2,400 to $9,600 per new hire.

Attendees need to register before Tuesday, Feb. 23 by emailing or calling the Leadville Workforce Center  at leadville@state.co.us  719-486-2428. Registrants will receive detailed instructions about accessing the webinar via e-mail prior to the event.Spac_50

Law Enforcement Training; Courthouse Closed Feb 24

Submitted by Public Information Officer Betty Benson 

Law Enforcement and emergency responders in Lake County continue to train regularly to ensure quick, efficient, and appropriate response in the event of a real emergency.  

The Lake County courthouse will be closed for part of the day on Feb. 24 for emergency services training. Please plan accordingly.

The Lake County courthouse will be closed for part of the day on Feb. 24 for emergency services training. Please plan accordingly.

On February 10 all emergency responder agencies held an exercise to practice our response to a pandemic.  This exercise included Public Health, Human Services, Lake County Sheriff deputies, Leadville Police officers, Leadville/Lake County Fire Rescue, St. Vincent Hospital, St. Vincent Ambulance Service, Sol Vista, and the Office of Emergency Management.

The next exercise will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 24 in the Lake County County Courthouse building.  As such, this building will be closed at 3 p.m. to accommodate this exercise.  Please ensure any business you need to take care of that day is complete by 3 p.m.Spac_50

Hospital Board Seats Open, Deadline Feb. 26

St. Vincent General Hospital District Board of Directors has two seats (4 year terms) open for re-election, with the election to be held on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.Hospital Logo

Self-Nomination and Acceptance forms are available from Jennifer Robbins, the Designated Election Official for the District, at 822 W. 4th Street, Leadville, Colorado  80461.  Self-Nomination and Acceptance forms must be filed with the Designated Election Official for the District at the above address not less than 67 days prior to the election (Friday, February 26, 2016).Spac_50

Help Available For Job Seekers From Workforce Center

Has your quest for a new job stalled? Are you not getting the call-back for an interview after a day of job hunting? Well, maybe its time to brush up on your skills and get some assistance.Workforce Job Training That’s where Leadville’s local Workforce Center can help!

Whether you’re just starting out, or ready to move up, the Leadville Workforce Center can help by connecting you to higher educations programs, on-the-job training and apprenticeships, all at no charge and designed to ensure you’re ready for the next career step!

They offer solutions to help you become successful. Contact the office for their no-cost services and take the first step to your next career move. www.yourworkforcecenter.com.

 

 

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