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Sep 11, 2023

Truck Driver Appreciation Week: Be Pro Be Proud GA

This year, Be Pro Be Proud Georgia is celebrating Truck Driver Appreciation Week from September 11th to September 15th!Be Pro Be Proud Georgia is a workforce initiative which aims to close the skills gap and bring a new generation of pride, progress, and...

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Aug 14, 2023

Be Pro Be Proud Georgia teaches Jackson students about tech careers

Students at Jackson High School and Foothills got a taste of a future career in commercial truck driving, healthcare, plumbing, welding and automation and robotics when the Be Pro, Be Proud Georgia mobile workshop visited Jackson on Aug. 10 and Aug. 11.Be...

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Jun 16, 2023

Wellstar Community Partnership with Be Pro Be Proud Preparing Students for Success

Wellstar’s Strategic Community Development (SCD) is focused on aligning with academic and workforce development community partners to create talent pipelines for both clinical and non-clinical careers in healthcare and at Wellstar.   One o...

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May 22, 2023

Cherokee Schools celebrates 36 skilled-professions graduates

The Cherokee County School District is celebrating 36 graduating seniors who plan to persue careers in skilled professions.Be Pro Be Proud Georgia and the Cherokee Workforce Collaborative, an initative of the Cherokee Office of Economic Development that i...

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May 16, 2023

Be Pro Be Proud Georgia visits THINC College & Career Academy

LaGrange, GA., May 16, 2023 – Be Pro Be Proud Georgia (BPBP GA) provides kids, ages 13-17, simulations in 16 careers through their mobile workshop. BPBP GA rolled onto the THINC College & Career Academy campus for a two-day stop starting Monday,...

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May 15, 2023


SKILLED PROFESSIONS SIGNING DAY RECOGNIZES CHEROKEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SENIORSCHEROKEE COUNTY, GA (May 16, 2023) – Be Pro Be Proud Georgia, a comprehensive initiative that connects students to post-secondary training and careers within the skilled p...

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May 9, 2023

2023 Skilled Professions Signing Day

Cherokee County recently hosted the Skilled Professions Signing Day, organized by Be Pro Be Proud Georgia, the Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED), the Cherokee County School District, and Chattahoochee Technical College. The event aimed to hon...

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May 1, 2023

"Clayton the Great!" Industrial Block Party Kickoff for Economic Development Week 2023

The Clayton County Office of Economic Development invites all residents, employees, and business owners to join us as we Kickoff Economic Development Week 2023 with a Clayton the Great themed Industrial Block Party on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, from 11 a.m. &n...

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Apr 6, 2023

Be Pro, Be Proud tour opens skilled trades to students

Students from across Liberty County are getting a look, and a handson approach, at what their futures might hold.Bradwell institute students tried their hands at virtual welding, virtual truck driving and even plumbing as the Be Pro Be Proud trailer pulle...

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Mar 30, 2023

Be Pro Be Proud GA feature in Trux Magazine

WITH A FOCUS on professionalism and authentic experiences, a workforce development effort called Be Pro Be Proud is helping introduce students of all ages to the rich potential of trade careers, including careers in the trucking industry. The Be Pro...

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Feb 10, 2023

Newton County Agency & Georgia Piedmont Technical College Host Mobile Job Skills Workshop

COVINGTON, Ga. — The Be Pro Be Proud Mobile GA Mobile Workshop toured the county’s three public high schools and College and Career Academy this week to give Newton middle and high school students exposure to a number of skilled professio...

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Jan 27, 2023

Qcells Expansion Puts Focus on Georgia Tech’s iWorks Program

The good news: Northwest Georgia is slated to get a big economic development boost following a major announcement and planned company expansion that promises to create 3,500 new jobs. The challenge: In this still-tight job market, where’s a company...

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