Ticonderoga Since the closing of the Lowe’s Ticonderoga store the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce has been working closely with OneWorkSource and the InternetXpress program to provide a variety of services and workshops to the dislocated workers effected by the closure and to the citizens of southern Essex County.
The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce and OneWorkSource are continuing to create a strong partnership by offering One Work Source open houses on a monthly basis. The open houses are available to employers, employees and community members in the Ticonderoga area.
“We are thrilled to continue to create and strengthen the chamber’s partnerships with area organizations. OneWorkSource and the Department of Labor were truly wonderful in providing the chamber and the community with assistance recently after the closure of Lowes. We look forward to working with OneWorkSource on a regular basis to offer services in the Ticonderoga area,” stated Matthew Courtright, chamber executive director. “The open houses will allow members of the community and businesses to access One Work Source’s programs, resources, and services.”
OneWorkSource and InternetXpress will continue will offer services to the area by utilizing donated space in the chamber of commerce office beginning Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The services will be provided initially once a month on the third Wednesday of the month.
The services offered for individuals will include: OneWorkSource registration, job search activities(including lists of current employment opportunities for Clinton and Essex counties), and the chance to register for free computer and digital literacy classes with the InternetXpress program.
The services offered for employers will include: ability to post any employment opportunities, applicant referral, discuss services that can provide the employer with possible hiring incentives or workshops that can be utilized to train there current employees in digital literacy (basic computers, MS Word/Excel, email, etc.).