Chattahoochee Technical College sponsored the August 2019 Chamber Breakfast for the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce at the college’s Appalachian Campus in Jasper on Tuesday, Aug. 13.
This event featured a program on the Center for Rural Prosperity & Innovation, presented by Project Manager Janet Cochran, who leads the Center’s North Georgia office. The Center for Rural Prosperity & Innovation serves as a central information and research hub for rural best practices, according to Cochran, including community planning, industry-specific assistance and cooperative efforts with community partners. The Center’s North Georgia office is located in Ellijay at the Collaboration on River’s Edge (CORE) building, a workplace innovation space and initiative of the Greater Gilmer Community Foundation.
Also featured at this event was Chattahoochee Technical College President Dr. Ron Newcomb, who spoke about the significance of Chattahoochee Tech’s vital role in serving business and community needs by preparing students for highly-skilled jobs in high-demand career fields.