July 2019

Single Mom Soars to New Heights

Mackenzie Varney, seeking a change for her future and the future of her young child, met with individuals that worked for Serenity Grace – a local charity that leads the homeless and disabled to self-sufficiency – who then, referred Mackenzie to our CSCF Youth Program. As part of the youth program, participants are encouraged to […]

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Leaders in Lake Discuss Change

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Lake County population has grown by more than 130,000 residents since 2000 and will be growing significantly more by year 2024. Although this growth means great things for the economy – this creates an amplified need for more jobs, infrastructure and housing. Mimi, along with three other executives […]

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Hat’s Off to Our President & CEO!

At the end of June, Our President & CEO was honored with the Hats Off to Success Community Award from Dress for Success Greater Orlando! Pam was out of town at a U.S. Conference of Mayors event so our COO, Mimi Coenen accepted the award on her behalf. This annual luncheon honors Central Florida leaders […]

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Looking Back on an Outstanding Year

Final 2018-2019 program numbers are in and we’re excited to share with you all what we’ve been able to create – a deeper prosperity for our community. We’ve served more than 46,000 individuals in Central Florida and connected over 8,500 career seekers to employment opportunities within our five-county region. In addition we’ve partnered with more […]

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Grand Opening of Our First-Ever College-Based Location

The grand opening of our first-ever college-based career center was monumental for our Board members, local organizations, businesses and community leaders. This newly renovated and re imagined career center places us in a greater position to truly impact and transform the lives of residents and businesses in Lake and Sumter counties. Our new career center […]

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Welcome A-‘Board’!

We kicked off the 2019-2020 program year by welcoming six new Board members to serve as champions of the mission and vision of our organization. View the video below for a glance into the newest additions to the CSCF Board of Directors:

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