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Veterans Business Initiative Fall 2019 Kick-Off

Every spring and fall the Central Florida Disability Chamber hosts the Veterans Business Initiative, a program designed to reintegrate veterans and their families into the workforce and/or assist them with opening a business of their own. This comprehensive program selects approximately 100 of the most highly qualified candidates who wish to develop and refine their […]

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The Age of Simulation

Orange County and the National Center for Simulation’s Florida Simulation Summit (FSS) is rapidly approaching and we’re excited to continue to support this progression of the Information Technology industry with a $2,500 sponsorship. This annual FSS summit serves as a showcase of the strong development and advancements of Central Florida’s simulation community including keynote speakers, […]

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Empowering the Future Leaders of Tomorrow

Our Summer Youth Program has wrapped up and this has been our best and most successful summer, to say the least. Not only did we conclude the summer with nearly 800 participants, we expanded our program to include two brand new program tracks – Explore & Accelerate – to reach an even larger group of […]

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Looking Back to Launch Us Forward

When President Kennedy declared we’d have a man on the moon – he didn’t know how we’d accomplish this huge mission but that was his North Star vision. Similar to President Kennedy, our organization has a bright North Star and that is to redefine what a career means…and we’re determined to fulfill it.   In […]

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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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2019 Hispanic Outreach Initiative

From May 20th to August 20th, our Project Restore team is running a Project Restore Campaign as part of our 2019 Hispanic Outreach Initiative to really impact the lives of Hurricane Maria evacuees who have relocated to Central Florida. The campaign will raise awareness of CareerSource within the Hispanic community and support placing 450+ Hurricane […]

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HEY NOW! We’re All All-Stars!

On Monday, we began All-Stars Week with a look into “High Satisfaction & Loyalty from Customers”, we learned the importance of developing a deep understanding of what actually matters to our customers, therefore, creating customer loyalty. Tuesday’s discussion was centered around what it means to be a true talent solution consultant and all centers facilitated […]

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