SWCC, CCH Partner with Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Courses

In partnership with Clarke County Hospital, the team at Southwestern Community College (SWCC) will be offering an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course beginning Tuesday, August 6. The EMT course provides comprehensive training in emergency medical care. Pre-registration is required prior to July 26 (this coming Friday) at noon.
Click through to read the latest submission to ClarkeCountyLife.com …

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After Weather Delays, Osceola’s ORBIT Center Kicks Off Structural Start

Regional industry leaders, SWCC, the CCDC, and others have all been waiting patiently to see progress on Osceola’s new ORBIT Center being built on the southwest corner of the city. With recent weather delays, the new building materials have been delivered and the structural development for the technology center is underway.
The latest feature provides some insight to the ORBIT Center’s construction as well as expected curriculum to be starting as early as January!
Click through to see some of the latest activity as well as a full rendering and floor plan for the building…

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Year End Discretionary Grants, Donations Make Big Impact

CCDC’s December board meeting produced an impressive tally of grant and donation approvals, bringing the end of the year to a close on a high note. With more than $30K of approved funds distributed to local groups and organizations, December truly proved to be a great month for giving.
You can read more about the distributions and get more information in the link…

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New Training Center Proposed for Osceola

Osceola Training Center

Local businesses and manufacturing companies have spoken. Workforce development is needed to meet their growing needs. As more skilled employees are needed, additional workforce needs have come to the surface. Clarke County Development (CCDC), in collaboration with Southern Iowa Council of Governments (SICOG), Southwestern Community College (SWCC)

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